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Neon Pilgrim
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 90,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009 by Aduki Independent Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Seriously unfit & unmotivated, Lisa Dempster is an unlikely candidate for a gruelling outdoor adventure. When her life needs a shake-up, she decides the only thing for it is to hike the henro michi, a 1200 kilometre Buddhist pilgrimage through the mountains of Japan. Lisa’s journey from overweight dole bludger to intrepid explorer is a witty & fascinating insight into Japan’s famed pilgrimage
Tokyo South
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,340. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2009 by Peaks Island Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this largely autobiographical account of the author's two-year proselyting mission to Japan during the late 1970s, a Mormon missionary confronts an overzealous religious bureaucracy and his own growing doubts as the work of preaching the gospel is turned into a cynical game of numbers and spiritual one-upmanship.
Mike's Japan
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Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mike has many Japanese friends, speaks Japanese (badly) and often visits Japan. He has noticed that the conversation flows more freely after a few glasses of sake. He is then told stories he might not otherwise hear. In this free ebook he recounts some of these stories and gives advice for independent travellers wishing to visit Japan. The book is illustrated with lots of pics.
The Ultimate Guide to Doing a Working Holiday in Japan
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Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
boobooSKI have been helping Working Holiday Makers have the time of their lives in Japan since 2005. This guide has been compiled based on feedback, suggestions, and questions from past staff, to give you a comprehensive overview of everything you need to know about doing a Working Holiday in Japan, and all the wonderful things you can (and should) do while in the country.
Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano: 20 Nature, History and Culture Tours in Chikuma City
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Series: Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,800. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(3.00 from 1 review)
Seen the big cities and tourist havens of Japan? This detailed guidebook provides you with a new and enchanting way to experience a fascinating part of the country, just 2 hours from Tokyo. Use the detailed English language maps and descriptions to tour the mountains, towns, villages and farms of Chikuma City in rugged Nagano, Japan, and learn many historical and cultural facts along the way.
All-You-Can Japan: Getting the Most Bang For Your Yen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Yes, Japan is expensive, and yes, its unique culture can be intimidating for travelers. But let a veteran who has lived, worked, and traveled in Japan for over a decade combined show you the smart way to experience Japan. Get the most bang for your Yen and make sure your investment does not go to waste - The updated “All-You-Can Japan” has more tips than ever that save you hundreds of dollars!
Japan's Tipping Point: Crucial Choices in the Post-Fukushima World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
JAPAN'S TIPPING POINT is a small book on a huge topic. In the post-Fukushima era, Japan is the "canary in the coal mine" for the world. Can Japan radically shift its energy policy, become greener, more self-sufficient, and avoid catastrophic impacts on the climate? Mark Pendergrast arrived in Japan exactly two months after the Fukushima meltdown. This book is his eye-opening account.
Japanese Cuisine - The Elegance, The Simplicity
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Japanese food is a favorite among Asian foods. Here’s 20 Best of the Best scrumptious Japanese recipes from the Chef's Secret Vault like (Sesame Crusted Mahi Mahi with Soy Shiso Ginger Butter Sauce, Japanese Fruit Cake, Azuki Ice Cream (Japanese Red Beans Ice Cream), Chicken Hekka Stir Fry, Japanese Soup with Tofu & Mushrooms, & More). Add some treasured recipes to your personal collection.
An Invitation to Kagura: Hidden Gem of the Traditional Japanese Performing Arts
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,120. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A unique, meticulously researched introduction to the exotic pageantry of kagura (Shinto theater), a performance style with roots predating even noh drama. This concise ebook version covers everything from the history of the kagura to choreography, masks, costumes, and even selected plays. If you think that Japanese theater ends with noh and kabuki...think again!
Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano: 16 Tours in Karuizawa and Environs
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Series: Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,990. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Lush forests, soaring mountains, a unique history mixing East and West, plus outlet shopping and golf courses galore: Karuizawa has something for everyone. This book provides a detailed guide to one of Japan's most famous highland retreats.
Culture Briefing: Japan - Your guide to the culture and customs of the Japanese people
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing Japan provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Japanese people. Whether traveling to Japan, working on a class paper or doing business with the Japanese, you'll find Culture Briefing: Japan an invaluable resource.
Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano: 16 Tours in Ueda City and Environs
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Series: Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,350. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ueda City is in the east of Nagano Prefecture, in the center of Honshu Island, Japan. Less than two hours from Tokyo, the area has a wealth of hiking opportunities. Each tour in this book has a detailed English description, colour photographs, and a full-colour map. Even with no Japanese ability, readers will be able to navigate and enjoy these fascinating mountain hikes and historic city walks.
Viaje a Japón - Turismo fácil y por tu cuenta
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
‘Viaje a Japón - Turismo fácil y por tu cuenta’ es la guía práctica definitiva para organizar por libre tu itinerario por el país del Sol Naciente. Recorreremos paso a paso los puntos más importantes de Japón y encontraras consejos eminentemente prácticos para que tu viaje sea fácil de realizar y resulte lo mejor posible.
Legal Guide to Living in Japan - Immigration & related problems
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,470. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Law » International law
A guide to immigration rules and practices related to living, working and/or studying in Japan, including visa and status of residence problems, resident/alien registration, permanent residency, refugees, naturalisation and deportation. Written in English and easy to understand, it is aimed at foreign nationals already living in Japan or planning to move there.
The Mythological Japanese Tanuki
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The mythological tanuki was originally depicted as an evil and mischievous animal. After centuries of evolution, it has been turned into a lovable icon of luck and wealth. Tanuki statues are popular souvenirs of Japan.
Tips For A Backpacker: Enjoying The Scene On A Budget Japan
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ever feel the urge to travel, much more with the luxury of time? Why not go to Japan and tour around all over it? Don't you worry about the budget, we'll make sure you got it covered. Enjoy Gifu, Osaka, Kyoto and Tokyo all in one time with this handy book! All these places in Japan that you can enjoy for the price of one! Download now!
Prayers in Stone: Nagasaki's A-Bomb Heritage Sites
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This condensed Smashwords version of Prayers in Stone provides an overview of about 200 of Nagasaki's A-bomb heritage sites. The entries are organized into a series of tours for the convenience of tourists actually visiting the city, and to give the general reader a sense of the layout and the proximity to the hypocenter.
Survivors: The A-bombed Trees of Hiroshima
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
"Survivors", a pictorial journey into the heart of Hiroshima, describes and illustrates more than 50 sites with 75 treasured trees, shrubs, and groves dating from before the bombing on August 6th 1945. This condensed Smashwords version features a forward, introduction, postscript, and reference section, as well as translations of essays by the a-bomb survivor Tamiki Hara.
Tips For A Backpacker: Enjoying The Scene On A Budget Japan (Tokyo)
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Series: Budget Travel, Book 3. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Feel the urge of traveling to Tokyo but on a tight budget? Worry no more! This book tells you how to enjoy the capital Japan without shelling too much money. This book gives you tips on what is the best way to get there and what to expect and do on each tourist spot of the area. Get this book now and never feel wondering how you can enjoy Japan if you don't have much budget.
Tips For A Backpacker: Enjoying The Scene On A Budget Japan (Osaka/Kyoto)
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Series: Budget Travel, Book 2. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ever feel the urge to go to Osaka and Kyoto but you are afraid to do so because you are on a tight budget? Worry no more! This book shows you how to enjoy Osaka and Kyoto without getting over the budget! This book gives you options on the places to see and how to enjoy them without the hassle of paying too much. So get this book now and have fun without the budget stun!