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July 27, 2015

Five Questions Every Foreigner Will Get Asked

Here’s a quick guide to making the most of the commons questions that you will be asked when you arrive in Japan.

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July 27, 2015

This Week in Tokyo July 27 – August 2, 2015

Every week we post our picks of upcoming events in Tokyo. If you would like your event listed here, contact the editor of GaijinPot.

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July 26, 2015

At an Undisclosed Izakaya Somewhere in Japan

Your mind makes a decision for you without your knowledge. For some reason you find yourself laughing as well.

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July 25, 2015

How to Protect Your Students from Bullying in the Japanese Classroom

We have a duty as educators to protect those under our care.

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July 24, 2015

Fuji Rock’s Must Hear Acts / Q & A with HOLYCHILD

Fuji Rock is the mega-concert of the summer, but with so many bands it’s difficult to sort out what acts…

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July 24, 2015

Disrupting Japan: Bootstrapping Your Way To Success

Meet an entrepreneur who puts in as much effort into the arts scene in Fukuoka as he does building his own company.

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July 24, 2015

Jo Social Sake Bar

Foreigner-friendly sake bar in of Kyoto’s famous geisha districts

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July 23, 2015

Festivals of Japan: Tenjin Matsuri

The Tenjin Matsuri which literally means “festival of the gods” first started in the 10th century and is held every year on July 24th and July 25th.

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July 23, 2015

My Brother! (Finding Community in Unexpected Places)

It’s almost in our nature to seek out and connect with those whom we find similar to us.

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July 22, 2015

Speak Japanese? Speak Korean, too!

Learn the following words, and you’ve got them down for both languages.

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July 21, 2015

Fukuoka’s Seaside Momochi

A short distance from the concrete and noise of the city lies Seaside Momochi.

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July 20, 2015

This Week in Tokyo July 20 – 26, 2015

Every week we post our picks of upcoming events in Tokyo. If you would like your event listed here, contact the editor of GaijinPot.

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