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Language, Culture
All You Need to Know About Loanwords in Japanese

All You Need to Know About Loanwords in Japanese

Sep 12, 2019

  You may have heard the phrase ‘loanwords’ before, perhaps even in the context of the J... Read More...

Premium, Shopping / Service
A Comprehensive Guide to Japanese Combini Products

A Comprehensive Guide to Japanese Combini Products

Aug 30, 2019

For anyone in Japan, resident or tourist, combinis (the Japanese word for convenience stores) are a ... Read More...

Culture
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...

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...

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...

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...

Travel, Entertainment
An Insider’s Guide to Nightlife in Kyoto

An Insider’s Guide to Nightlife in Kyoto

Jul 8, 2019

Kyoto is a city world-famous for its stunning traditional landscapes, thousands of ancient temples a... Read More...

Shopping / Service
The Process of Getting Glasses in Japan

The Process of Getting Glasses in Japan

Jul 6, 2019

You’re in Japan and you realize your glasses have broken, your prescription might have changed or yo... Read More...

Seasons
Disaster Preparedness in Japan:  What Should You Do When Natural Disaster Strikes?

Disaster Preparedness in Japan: What Should You Do When Natural Disaster Strikes?

Jul 2, 2019

Japan is a country known throughout the world as being very prone to natural disasters – earthquakes... Read More...

Work, Culture
Top 14 Things You Should Know About an Enkai (Japanese Office Party)

Top 14 Things You Should Know About an Enkai (Japanese Office Party)

Jun 7, 2019

So you’re living in Japan, and have settled into your working life and now have been invited to the ... Read More...

Entertainment
An Insider’s Guide to Clubbing in Tokyo

An Insider’s Guide to Clubbing in Tokyo

Jun 1, 2019

Whether you’re a student with an appetite and the time for a good party, someone living in Japan who... Read More...

Culture
Top 13 Things to Know About Japanese Temples and Shrines

Top 13 Things to Know About Japanese Temples and Shrines

May 2, 2019

Are you visiting Japan and doing your rounds of the thousands of temples and shrines dotted around t... Read More...

Food, Entertainment
15 Simple Hacks for a Cheap Night Out in Japan

15 Simple Hacks for a Cheap Night Out in Japan

Apr 16, 2019

Are you looking for a fun way to spend your evening in Japan? Are you someone who enjoys a night out... Read More...

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