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dreidel
December 21, 2014

Happy Holidays, Not Holiday

Many Japanese people consider the terms Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas the same. If you inquire into what they think…

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December 20, 2014

How to Spend Christmas in Japan Just Like Back Home

You may be miles away from home but that doesn’t mean you can’ enjoy the holiday cheer.

kanji
December 20, 2014

Tips for Overcoming Your Language Study Rut

We all get stuck when studying a language, but it’s how you get going again that is key to success.

rocket
December 19, 2014

Off Into Space

A visit to the Japan Aerospace and Exploration Agency (JAXA) is a must for any space fan.

kfc-dinner
December 18, 2014

What’s the deal with Japan and “Christmas Chicken?”

Japan can’t get enough of KFC on Christmas Day

morning-sickness
December 17, 2014

Pregnant in Japan: City Survival Guide

5 tips on helping you deal with morning sickness while being pregnant in Japan.

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December 16, 2014

Japan Year-End Tax Adjustments

The key to getting a fat refund is understanding your year end taxes.

airbnb
December 16, 2014

Sponsored Video: Holiday Saved by Airbnb

Try a new experience for your next stay in Japan by staying at an Airbnb property.

moving-japan
December 15, 2014

Moving In Japan Made Easy

Moving house is made easier by that famous Japanese customer service

Tense
December 15, 2014

The Japanese Art of Silence

Learning how to use silence is a key strategy when doing business in Japan.

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December 14, 2014

Battling the Winter Blahs with Bath Powder

Beat the cold dry Japanese winters with these magical bath powders.

hello-kitty
December 13, 2014

40 Years of Hello Kitty: 4 Signs She’s Not Just for Kids Anymore

It’s a Hello Kitty world and we just live in it.

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