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Food
Top 10 Addicting Japanese Chocolates Under 300 Yen

Top 10 Addicting Japanese Chocolates Under 300 Yen

Jan 12, 2019

  Chocolate is undeniably one of the world’s most popular and most consumed sweet. With ... Read More...

Student Life, BLOG, Study Abroad, Move To Japan, Education
One day in the life of a student in Japan

One day in the life of a student in Japan

Jan 5, 2019

Have you ever wondered what a typical day of an international student in Japan would be like? This a... Read More...

Work
How to Become a Translator in Japan (Part 2)

How to Become a Translator in Japan (Part 2)

Dec 29, 2018

Allow me to continue with my conversation about becoming a translator in Japan.   Freelance... Read More...

New Year
How to Write Nengajo in Japanese New Year: Step by Step Guide

How to Write Nengajo in Japanese New Year: Step by Step Guide

Dec 28, 2018

(Photo by the author)   Have you ever written a New Year’s card in Japan? or Do you k... Read More...

New Year, Culture
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...

Seasons, winter
5 Must Buy Items That Will Make Your House Warm JUST FOR 100 YEN!

5 Must Buy Items That Will Make Your House Warm JUST FOR 100 YEN!

Dec 30, 2018

  As holiday and New Year season come to full bloom, you can feel the shivery winter get... 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...

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...

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...

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...

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