Student Life, Manners

Studying in Japan? 6 Essential Etiquette Guidelines to Remember

Feb 24, 2019

  Studying abroad enriches your life.  It might be a cliché but it is true.  It offers y... Read More...

New Year, Culture

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...

Culture

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...

Relationships, Topics, Ranking

Series! About Dating in Japan: Article 3 of 6: The Do’s and Dont’s of your First Date.

Nov 2, 2018

For anyone, a first date can be nerve-wracking.  But a first date in a foreign country?  That's a wh... Read More...

Food, Manners

Small Talk at the Dinner Table – Yay or Nay?

Sep 29, 2018

  Eating breakfast, lunch or dinner with your friends or family is an important activity... Read More...

Manners, Culture

Why Do Japanese Women Cover Their Mouths While Laughing?

Sep 11, 2018

When you’re talking to Japanese women, many of you may have noticed that many usually laugh with... Read More...

Transportation, Manners

Why Do Japanese Women Do Their Makeup on the Train?

Sep 8, 2018

Japan is a country where trains are the main daily transportation for many people. If you live i... Read More...

Business Environment, Troubles, Work

How to Quit Your Part-Time Job in Japan

Aug 10, 2018

Do you have a part time job in Japan, and do you know how to quit politely? Maybe you will no... Read More...

Move To Japan, Language, Manners, Culture

Back-channeling in Japanese: Aizuchi

Jul 25, 2018

When speaking to a Japanese friend, you may have noticed them nodding and making small interject... Read More...

Move To Japan, Manners

How to Survive the Rainy Season in Japan: Umbrellas

Jun 7, 2018

  The rainy season has started this year in Japan. People need to carry their umbrellas ... Read More...

Move To Japan, Manners

5 Amazing Realities of Lost and Found in Japan

Mar 30, 2018

  Have you ever lost your wallets, PASMO or left your bags somewhere in Japan as a carel... Read More...

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