Michael BARR
   Department   Kyoto Junior College of Foreign Languages  , Department of English Studies for Careers
   Position   associate professor/lecturer
Period 2007~2008
Title Research Assistant, writer, guide: Lonely Planet
Category Research advise
Role Contribution
Sponser,Organizer, Publisher The Lonely Planet
Place Nagano, Niigata, Gifu
Audience General
Details Research assistant and writer of the skiing section of the popular Lonely Planet guidebook series. Contributed to the section of the guide that covered the information necessary to the foreign visitors coming to Japan for skiing. Participated in a grueling road trip to a multitude of ski areas to interview hotels, inns, and tourist information offices, in addition to skiing the best mountains in central Japan and reporting on their most interesting features.