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Guide to backpacking in Japan, with travelers information on Tokyo, Japanese Alps, Mount Fuji, volcanos, Nagasaki, Kyoto, Zen,
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Guide to backpacking in Japan, with travelers information on Tokyo, Japanese Alps, Mount Fuji, volcanos, Nagasaki, Kyoto, Zen,
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A comprehensive Embassy register including border-crossing requirements.

Where are they, how can they help and when can you contact them ?

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United Kingdom UP


    City: FUKUOKA
    Mission: Honorary British Consulate
    Address: c/o The Nishi-Nippon Bank Ltd
    1-3-6 Hakata-Ekimae
    Hakata-ku
    Fukuoka City
    Tel: (81) (92) 476 2154
    Fax: (81) (92) 476 2634
    Hours: Mon-Fri: 03:00-07:00

    City: HIROSHIMA
    Mission: Honorary British Consulate
    Address: c/o Hiroshima Bank Ltd 3-8
    1-Chome Kamiyacho
    Naka-ku
    Hiroshima
    Tel: (81) (82) 247 5151
    Fax: (81) (82) 504 5360

    City: NAGOYA
    Mission: British Consulate
    Address: Nishiki Park Building, 17F1
    2-4-3 Nishiki
    Naka-Ku
    Nagoya 460-0003
    Tel: (81) (52) 223 5031
    Fax: (81) (52) 223 5035

    City: OSAKA
    Mission: British Consulate-General
    Address: Seiko Osaka Building
    19F
    3-5-1 Bakuro-machi
    Chuo-ku
    Osaka 541 - 0059
    Tel: (81) (6) 6281 1616
    Fax: (81) (6) 6281 1731
    E-mail: bcgosaka@gol.com

    City: SAPPORO
    Mission: Honorary British Consulate
    Address: c/o Sapporo Nissan Motor Company Ltd
    17-1-23 Odori Nishi
    Odori
    Chuo-ku
    Sapporo-shi
    Hokkaido 080 8523
    Tel: (81) (11) 613 2123
    Fax: (81) (11) 613 4210
    Hours: 00:00-08:30

    City: TOKYO
    Mission: British Embassy
    Address: No 1 Ichiban-cho
    Chiyoda-ku
    Tokyo 102-8381
    Tel: (81) (3) 5211 1100
    Fax: (81) (3) 5275 3164 (Chancery)
    (81) (3) 5275 0346 (Consular/Visa)
    E-mail: embassy@tokyo.mail.fco.gov.uk

    City: TOKYO
    Mission: British Consulate-General
    Address: No 1 Ichibancho
    Chiyoda-ku
    Tokyo 102 - 8381
    Tel: (81) (3) 5211 1100
    Fax: (81) (3) 5275 0346
    Hours: 00:00-03:30 / 05:00-08:30

United States UP


    City: FUKUOKA
    Mission: Consulate of the United States
    Address: American Consulate Fukuoka,
    5-26 Ohori 2-chome, Chuo-ku,
    Fukuoka 810-0052, Japan
    Tel: (092) 751-9331
    Fax: (092) 713-9222

    City: NAGOYA
    Mission: Consulate General of the United States
    Address: Nishiki SIS Bldg. 6F,
    10-33, Nishiki 3-chome,
    Naka-ku,
    Nagoya 460-0003
    Tel: (052) 203-4011
    Fax: (052) 201-4612

    City: OKINAWA
    Mission: Consulate General of the United States
    Address: 2564 Nishihara,
    Urasoe-shi,
    Okinawa 901-2101
    Tel: (098) 876-4211
    Fax: (098) 876-4243

    City: OSAKA
    Mission: Consulate General of the United States
    Address: 11-5 Nishitenma 2-chome,
    Kita-ku,
    Osaka 530-8543
    Tel: (06) 6315-5900
    Fax: (06) 6315-5914

    City: SAPPORO
    Mission: Consulate General of the United States
    Address: Kita 1-jo, Nishi 28-chome,
    Chuo-ku,
    Sapporo 064-0821
    Tel: (011) 641-1115
    Fax: (011) 643-1283

    City: TOKYO
    Mission: Embassy of the United States
    Address: 10-5, Akasaka 1-Chome,
    Minato-ku,
    Tokyo 107-8420
    Tel: (03) 3224-5000 (Switchboard)
    (03) 0990-526-160 (Visa information)
    Fax: (03) 3505-1862
    (03) 3224-5856 (Consular)

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Ambulance, Fire and Police numbers are listed. Marine, Mountain and Consulate (24Hr) Emergency numbers to follow, where applicable.
        Police:
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        Fire:
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    119
    119
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This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

Worldwide protection for backpackers of all nationalities:
World Travel Center!

Travel health issues tackled from every angle at:
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Fit for Travel

Travel Health Online

Up-to-date country advice for all travellers:
U.S. Safetynet
U.K. Safetynet

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bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.

The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.

Airport facilities and much more at:
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General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!

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ECOTOURISM
Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.

Visit the CI Ecotourism Section of The Ecotravel Centre at:
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For tailor-made experiences take the Travel Link to:
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Get the official and independent view on dive sites and facilities around the world.

The way the world learns to dive:
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What to see and where to find it:
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Select the Country, Resort and Skill Level amongst other preferences at:
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News and comment from around the world:
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This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.

Current regional conditions and forecasts:
Weather Asia

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bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link

The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
IBN

The 4anything guide to hostels:
Worldwide Accommodations

A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

Here's a selection operating in this country:

    Cyberia Tokyo
    1-14-17 Nishi-Azabu,
    Minato-Ku 181 6-081 31, Tokyo.
    Tel: 81 3 3423 81 318
    Fax: 81 3 3423 3774
    Email: tokyo@cyberia.co.jp
    Hours: 11:00-23:00 daily
    Cost/Hour: 500 Yen

    Automatix
    Nishi-Shinjuku 2-15-26, Shinjuku-Ku, Tokyo.
    Tel: 81 3 3358 2255
    E-Mail: dual-g@shrine.cyber.ad.jp
    Cost/hour: 2000 Yen (Mon - Fri) 2500 Yen (Sat)
    Hours: 21:00-24:00

    Kinkos Inc. Higashi Ginza
    7-14-16, Taiyo Ginza Building,
    Ginza, Chuo-Ku,
    Tokyo, 104-081 61.
    Tel: 81 3 5565 0441
    Fax: 81 3 5565 0442

    Kinkos Inc. Nishi Shinjuku
    8-1-1, Azeria Building, First and Second Floor,
    Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-Ku,
    Tokyo, 160-0023.
    Tel: 81 3 3363 3122
    Fax: 81 3 5537 7561

    Panasonic Internet Square "Ringring"
    Shiromi 2-1-61, Chuo-Ku, Osaka, Japan.
    (five minute walk from Kyobashi Station)
    Tel: 81 6 6947 4877
    Fax: 81 6 6947 4878
    Email : info@ringring.or.jp
    Cost/hour: 1000 Yen
    Hours: 11:00 - 20:00 (Tues-Sun)
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