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Japan Visitor Newsletter
Dear Confucio

Welcome to our May newsletter!

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Thank you to all our subscribers who entered our previous competitions. We are running a new competition this month.

If you could let us know which of the prizes below you would prefer if you win, that would help us match the winner with a prize you actually might want. Also if you could send us your mail address for delivery please.

See the entry details below and please have a try! Gambatte!


This month Goods from Japan and is sponsoring our Japan competition, which is open only to subscribers to our Japan newsletter.

Each month (or thereabouts!) we will be offering new prizes for our members all sent registered mail from Japan. This month we have a number of new prizes on offer.

Our prizes include 15% reduction vouchers for our shop GoodsFromJapan, we'll send you a voucher code that you can redeem for 15% off the value of any purchase at GoodsFromJapan.com, Byobu folding screens, Misato Blue ceramics (just a few left), Japanese baseball caps (Yomiuri or Hanshin Tigers), paper napkins from Hokkaido, hachimaki headbands, hand-puppets for young children and a variety of other Japanese gifts.

If you have a preference for a particular prize please let us know in your answers.

All you have to do is answer these five simple questions (follow the links to find the answers). 

To enter the competition, just reply to this email with the subject line "JV competition".

We will select the winners who will receive the prizes listed above from all entries received before we send out our next newsletter.  

What's New

Living in Japan - renting a car in Japan - hiring a vehicle in Japan is an economical affair.

Japan Travel - Visit Sakae in Nagoya, the city's brash entertainment and shopping district.

Japanese Nature - Siberian chipmunks sleep for 6 months a year!

Books - Nutritious Origami fold your way to healthy eating for kids.

Museums - The Nogata Memorial Hall of Coal - is dedicated to the history of mining in Kitakyushu.

Korea - Korea Glossary - for a list of useful Korean words and phrases.

Kansai - Mt Koya is an excellent highland retreat to recharge your spiritual batteries..

Temples & Shrines of Japan

Visit our pages on the temples and shrines of Japan.

Manpukuji Temple - was founded by a Chinese master and is located in Uji, outside Kyoto.

Toyokawa Inari Tokyo - dedicated to Inari and with many statues of his messanger, the fox.

Nanzenji Temple - a must-see Kyoto Zen temple.

Honnoji Temple - in Kyoto is where Oda Nobunaga met his end.


If you like our guide to Japan please have a look at our sister guides:
Qatar guide, Portugal & The Azores guide, Iran guide and China guide we also cover Great Britain too.


If you have any ideas on how we can improve this newsletter or our website and blog, please let us know - we always open to suggestions. And if you  find this newsletter useful or interesting, please forward it on!

Also if you have any travel stories, photographs or poetry from a trip to Japan and wish to share it with us and publish on our sites, please let us know.

That's all for now. Thank for your continued support of JapanVisitor - it is really appreciated. We look forward to sending you our next newsletter at the end of next month, but until then - jaa ne!


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