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Otoshidama in Japan: How should you behave when you receive/give Otoshidama at New Year

Otoshidama in Japan: How should you behave when you receive/give Otoshidama at New Year

Dec 27, 2018

1.  Why do people give out Otoshidama as New Year’s gift?     In Japan, there a... Read More...

Travel
2-day Trip in Hakone, Japan

2-day Trip in Hakone, Japan

Dec 26, 2018

Hakone, 箱根, is a town in Kanagawa prefecture, located in the mountainous region far west of the pref... Read More...

Food, Seasons
Japanese Winter! 4 Things That Changed My Life After Coming to Japan

Japanese Winter! 4 Things That Changed My Life After Coming to Japan

Dec 25, 2018

When I came to Japan it was such a cultural shock, and I missed a lot of things from my country, mos... Read More...

Service
Stopped by the Japanese Police? Why Does This Happen? What Should You Do?!

Stopped by the Japanese Police? Why Does This Happen? What Should You Do?!

Dec 24, 2018

Japan is widely regarded as one of the safest countries in the world.  Crime rates have been steadil... Read More...

Work
Must Know Tips! How to Become a Translator in Japan: Part 1

Must Know Tips! How to Become a Translator in Japan: Part 1

Dec 23, 2018

In the current article, I’d like to talk about translation work in Japan. I’m a patent translator, a... Read More...

New Year
Exciting events in Japan for New Year’s Eve

Exciting events in Japan for New Year’s Eve

Dec 22, 2018

It’s almost New Year Eve again, I hope we all had a wonderful year in 2018. If you are planning to h... Read More...

Transportation
Confused What to Do? Tips to Survive Trains in Japan

Confused What to Do? Tips to Survive Trains in Japan

Dec 21, 2018

When you first come to Japan, the public transportation system, especially the trains, maybe bit a b... Read More...

Culture
Japanese Shrines! How Much Donation Money Should we Offer?

Japanese Shrines! How Much Donation Money Should we Offer?

Dec 20, 2018

  Have you ever visited shrine somewhere in Japan and make a prayer? Before you ring the... Read More...

Travel
What to Do and Where to Stay for 1 Week in Tokyo

What to Do and Where to Stay for 1 Week in Tokyo

Dec 19, 2018

  Yokoso Nihon he! (Welcome to Japan!) If you have a chance to travel to Japan for  ... Read More...

Money
Tax Rise to 10% in Japan 2019!How Should We Prepare?

Tax Rise to 10% in Japan 2019!How Should We Prepare?

Dec 18, 2018

  Did you know that the consumption tax will rise from 8% to 10% from October 1st, 2019 ... Read More...

Language
Is Japanese Hard to Learn? 6 Tips on How to Make it Easier!

Is Japanese Hard to Learn? 6 Tips on How to Make it Easier!

Dec 17, 2018

Why is Japanese so hard to learn?     Learning a new language may be tough at f... Read More...

Winter, New Year
Osouji! Japanese New Year Cleaning: How is it Different From Spring Cleaning?

Osouji! Japanese New Year Cleaning: How is it Different From Spring Cleaning?

Dec 16, 2018

1.  New Years Cleaning in Japan? Why New Year?     So, does anyone else deep cl... Read More...

Winter, Christmas
A Must-See! Top 5 Tokyo Illuminations in 2018

A Must-See! Top 5 Tokyo Illuminations in 2018

Dec 15, 2018

  The holiday season is such a gorgeous time to be in Tokyo, even if you might not expec... Read More...

Culture
Visiting a Japanese Home: Useful Terms and How to Behave

Visiting a Japanese Home: Useful Terms and How to Behave

Dec 14, 2018

  1. Have you visited a Japanese family before?   If you’re living in Japan it is nat... Read More...

Mobile Phone, Culture
5 Popular Social Media in Japan

5 Popular Social Media in Japan

Dec 13, 2018

If ever there were an article that made me feel my age, it is the current one. In the current articl... Read More...

New Year, Culture
5 Traditional New Year Customs in Japan

5 Traditional New Year Customs in Japan

Dec 12, 2018

Each country has it's own customs on New Year’s Day, and there are unique and traditional customs in... Read More...

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