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Re: Osaka & Kyoto, Japan
« Reply #20 on: March 10, 2010, 06:16:44 PM »
approx kaya mga how much yung budget na kailangan at least min for 1pax :)

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Re: Osaka & Kyoto, Japan
« Reply #21 on: March 11, 2010, 08:29:58 AM »
^business trip kasi lagi ako...although temp visa binibigay gratis naman hindi na kami dumadaan sa agency. sa case namin yung long term visa ang may bayad.

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Re: Osaka & Kyoto, Japan
« Reply #22 on: March 15, 2010, 11:36:16 AM »
hi, how much should I budget for a Japan trip? I'd love to stay in Old Japan longer than Tokyo. Thanks!
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Re: Osaka & Kyoto, Japan
« Reply #23 on: March 15, 2010, 02:38:43 PM »
^just to give you an idea:

accomodation: there are hostels in osaka-kyoto ranging from 2000 yen-3000 yen per head per day. mid-range business hotels, around 6000 yen.

meals: one set meal is around 1500 yen. coke/bottled water from the vendo is 100-150 yen each...

entrance fees: USJ = 5800 yen; temples in kyoto = 300-600 yen.
                     train tickets = depends sa layo. you can check hyperdia.com.
                     
i mentioned before yun one day bus pass in kyoto. it`s really practical.
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Re: Osaka & Kyoto, Japan
« Reply #24 on: March 15, 2010, 02:50:45 PM »
^ wow, the meals are pretty expensive huh? Are those simple bento meals or one bowl of noodles/ramen? Thank you very much for your help, greyzie :)
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But Iron Cold Iron is master of them all.
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Iron out of Calvary is master of men all!"
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Re: Osaka & Kyoto, Japan
« Reply #25 on: March 15, 2010, 03:04:04 PM »
a bowl of ramen range from 200 yen - 2000 yen.
depends on the size of the bowl, ingredients and soup quality.

I must say the average price of ramen if 600-800 yen.

A meal in mcdo and first kitchen costs 400-600 yen.  You can even print coupons from the web even in black and white
http://www.mcdonalds.co.jp/sales/new/smileplus/index.php
http://www.first-kitchen.co.jp/

A 980 yen pepper steak meal is also available

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Re: Osaka & Kyoto, Japan
« Reply #26 on: March 15, 2010, 03:06:41 PM »
^^no problem, sis :)
if you`ll convert, it`s quite expensive talaga. mid-range restaurants pa lang yun.
ramen costs around 750-850. mcdo set meal is 600-750. almost same sa yoshinoya.
if you want to be practical (and immerse na rin sa culture nila) buy bento meals from the convenience stores 500 yen above.

what i find ironic but funny here in japan is that yun mr. donut at krispy kreme, almost same lang ang price hehe...
 
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Re: Osaka & Kyoto, Japan
« Reply #27 on: March 15, 2010, 03:11:12 PM »
uy, foxy_girlfriend, thanks for the links..
the mcdo near our area doesn`t give Smile coupons na :)
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Re: Osaka & Kyoto, Japan
« Reply #28 on: March 15, 2010, 04:10:10 PM »
^onga eh. nadiscover ko yan nung nagkuripot magbigay ng coupons dati sa binibilan namin.

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Re: Osaka & Kyoto, Japan
« Reply #29 on: March 15, 2010, 04:19:08 PM »
^^ greyzie, you live in japan? that is so cool! :)

^foxy_girlfriend - thanks for the info and links! i don't think I can afford to go there yet, but someday (soon) I definitely will.

Thanks, guys!
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Re: Osaka & Kyoto, Japan
« Reply #30 on: March 24, 2010, 09:50:23 AM »
uy, foxy_girlfriend, thanks for the links..
the mcdo near our area doesn`t give Smile coupons na :)

hey sis, madali lang ba kumuha ng Tourist Visa sa Japan? How long did you stay there and how much budget?

We're planning to go to Kyoto and Tokyo by June/May next year. 100k budget.
Okay na ba yun?
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Re: Osaka & Kyoto, Japan
« Reply #31 on: March 24, 2010, 10:23:37 AM »
^sis 100k per head? ilang days?

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Re: Osaka & Kyoto, Japan
« Reply #32 on: March 24, 2010, 12:31:43 PM »
^^ hi, sis. i have company-sponsored visa so no experience at all on how to get tourist visa. but according to a friend who applied, it`s much easier to get tourist visa in japan than in the US. easier because you just have to prove na you can afford to travel (bank statements, proof of assets, employment, etc) while in the US, medyo subjective, di ba? depende sa mood ng consul. 
just see to it that all your documents are in order at walang discrepancies.

nowadays, all tourist visa applications are coursed through accredited agencies. sis jappsie before recommended PIASI. 850 lang ata if they`ll pick up your documents.

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Re: Osaka & Kyoto, Japan
« Reply #33 on: March 26, 2010, 09:44:08 AM »
thanks greyzie and foxy_girlfriend :) planning to stay there for a week. 100k lang yun budget :D
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Re: Osaka & Kyoto, Japan
« Reply #34 on: March 26, 2010, 01:05:35 PM »
include na airfare? it`s doable!
i`m so excited for you, sis!
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Re: Osaka & Kyoto, Japan
« Reply #35 on: May 03, 2010, 04:50:23 AM »
I love Kansai! IMO Kyoto, Osaka (and Nara) are the most interesting places to visit in Japan. I love the temples, the great food (yes, better than in Tokyo :) ), the culture. My top recs? See the Golden Pavillion (Kinkakuji), have some okonomiyaki in Osaka and go to a kaiten-sushi in Kyoto, explore the Shijo and Sanjo districts in Kyoto, check out Nara koen (park) (if you can add Nara to your itinerary) and see the Todaiji and Kofuku-ji, go to Fushimi Inari in Kyoto... so many things to do, so little time. ;) Enjoy your trip!

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Re: Osaka & Kyoto, Japan
« Reply #36 on: May 24, 2010, 11:13:04 AM »
hi,

are there any night market in Osaka?

thanks!

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« Reply #37 on: June 28, 2010, 08:40:58 PM »
Hi Mga sis. I will be in Osaka, Japan for 8 days for a business trip and I intend to bring my husband and 3 y/o daughter. Ask ko lang sana if may mga recommended itenirary kayo for us.

TIA!  ;D
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Re: Osaka, Japan Trip
« Reply #38 on: July 03, 2010, 01:49:35 AM »
Hi Mga sis. I will be in Osaka, Japan for 8 days for a business trip and I intend to bring my husband and 3 y/o daughter. Ask ko lang sana if may mga recommended itenirary kayo for us.

TIA!  ;D

Universal Studio is in Osaka,you can enjoy this,outside the airport,you can check the bus going there.

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Re: Osaka, Japan Trip
« Reply #39 on: July 05, 2010, 05:23:09 PM »
^side trip to kyoto. its just lees than an hour away when you take the train =) andun karamihan ng nice temples and structures of old japan.

 

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