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What is the Significance of Japan’s ‘Meibutsu’?

What is the Significance of Japan’s ‘Meibutsu’?

Aug 19, 2019

What even is meibutsu? This is perhaps the most important question that needs to be answered firs... Read More...

BLOG
Top 5 day-trips from Tokyo

Top 5 day-trips from Tokyo

Aug 17, 2019

5 recommended one-day trips from Tokyo   Looking to get away from the City? Perhaps y... Read More...

Relationships, Love
Dating in Japan: A Real Look at Japanese Love Life

Dating in Japan: A Real Look at Japanese Love Life

Aug 15, 2019

Is Dating a Japanese Girlfriend REALLY the Answer to your Troubles?   Dating in Japan is a wor... Read More...

Move To Japan, Governmental Procedures
The Political Structure of Japan: All You Need To Know

The Political Structure of Japan: All You Need To Know

Aug 13, 2019

The Political Structure of Japan: All You Need To Know Politics in Japan can seem like a very con... Read More...

Summer, Health
Fighting Japanese Humidity

Fighting Japanese Humidity

Aug 9, 2019

Japan's humid climate Due to its geography, Japan hosts a wide range of climates from cool temperat... Read More...

Seasons, Autumn, Winter, Spring
The 4 Seasons in Japan: What to Expect

The 4 Seasons in Japan: What to Expect

Aug 7, 2019

Planning on living in Japan? Looking to know what the weather is like? Wanting to plan out when to t... Read More...

Food, Summer
Top 12 Popular Summer Foods in Japan

Top 12 Popular Summer Foods in Japan

Aug 5, 2019

Cherry blossoms in spring, festivals and fireworks in the summer, red and gold autumn foliage in the... Read More...

Special, BLOG
The Geography of Japan – KEY Facts and Figures You Need to Know

The Geography of Japan – KEY Facts and Figures You Need to Know

Aug 3, 2019

The Geography of Japan KEY Facts and Figures For You To Know A country’s geography can have an in... Read More...

Summer, Festivals, Culture
Yukata Wearing in Summer in Japan — When, Where, Why?

Yukata Wearing in Summer in Japan — When, Where, Why?

Aug 1, 2019

Summer is coming. And that means it’s the perfect time to dust off your yukata, buy or rent one. ... Read More...

Move To Japan, Work
The JET Programme: The Ins and Outs, the Good and the Bad

The JET Programme: The Ins and Outs, the Good and the Bad

Jul 30, 2019

What actually is the JET Programme?   You may have heard of the JET Programme… you may al... Read More...

Relationships, Love, Culture
Gokon! How to go Group Dating in Japan?

Gokon! How to go Group Dating in Japan?

Jul 28, 2019

What is Gokon? Is group dating normal in Japan? Perhaps you're new to a town or city and are hav... Read More...

Travel, Adventure
Must know Things About the Sumida River in Japan

Must know Things About the Sumida River in Japan

Jul 26, 2019

The Sumida river is one of the most famous rivers in Japan, referenced heavily in Japanese pop cultu... Read More...

Work
On Becoming a Technical Translator in Japan

On Becoming a Technical Translator in Japan

Jul 24, 2019

I’ve talked about this in the past, but today, I’d like to talk a little more about becoming a trans... Read More...

Beauty / Cosmetics, Health
How Important are Looks in Japan? Beauty Standards and Guide to Dress Up

How Important are Looks in Japan? Beauty Standards and Guide to Dress Up

Jul 22, 2019

When you walk on a street in Tokyo, or even in most places around Japan, did you realise that most J... Read More...

Festivals, Culture
Tanabata: The Summer Festival of Star-Crossed Lovers

Tanabata: The Summer Festival of Star-Crossed Lovers

Jul 20, 2019

  You’ve heard of Romeo and Juliet, but do you know about Orihime and Hikoboshi? Starting on... Read More...

Move To Japan, House
Japanese Addresses: Key Facts to Read, Write and Understand

Japanese Addresses: Key Facts to Read, Write and Understand

Jul 18, 2019

Looking at an address (Jūsho, 住所) and instinctively understanding the location it is representing is... Read More...

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