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May 25, 2016

Looking for Love: Interracial Relationship Struggles

Every relationship is different, but looking back at my first romance with a Japanese man, I did notice a few recurring patterns that seem common to many interracial couples in Japan.

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May 24, 2016

10 Basic Ingredients To Get You Started In Your Japanese Kitchen

These 10 ingredients will help you easily cook lots of tasty and time friendly Japanese dishes.

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May 23, 2016

This Week in Tokyo For May 23 – 29, 2016

Every Monday 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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May 19, 2016

Seeing Europe From Japan With Ambassador Urs Bucher

As his administration term comes to a close, the Ambassador of Switzerland to Japan Urs Bucher looks back on his six-year stint with topics ranging from the challenge of postmodern Japan’s diversity to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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May 18, 2016

Journey to Japan 8: Redefining your Comfort Zone

Adjusting to life in a new country is undoubtedly tough – when it comes to finding your new comfort zone, how comfortable is too comfortable?

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May 17, 2016

Groovy Osaka: The Misono Building

Going down into the basement is like going back in time to a 1970s science fiction television show set mixed with a disco.

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May 16, 2016

This Week in Tokyo For May 16 – 22, 2016

Every Monday 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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May 16, 2016

The Colorful Imagery of Japanese

Japanese vocabulary can have some of the most colorful and exciting imagery imaginable. One that gives listener a lot of information about the unique way Japan sees the world.

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May 11, 2016

Looking for Love: Speed Dating in Japan

If you can’t seem to find what you are looking for or don’t feel confident enough with your nampa skills, it’s definitively worth giving speed dating a try.

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May 10, 2016

Making the Move to a Japanese Company

Once you’ve secured the job, you can start the process of getting excited about your new position.

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May 9, 2016

Win a Trip to Japan 5 Finalists

We’ve reviewed more than 200 entries and are proud to announce the five semi-finalists in our Win a Trip to Japan competition with Japan Airlines. Check them out here and stay tuned for the winner!

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May 9, 2016

This Week in Tokyo For May 9 – May 15, 2016

Every Monday 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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