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December 7, 2014

Taishu Engeki – Kabuki’s bawdier cousin visits Meiji Mura

Taishu Engeki is kabuki for the masses.

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December 1, 2014

8 Tips for Teaching Conversation Classes

Follow these 8 tips to jump start your conversation class.

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November 7, 2014

A Lucky Break And Lots Of Hard Work

From factory worker to fashion model. A journey of lucky breaks and hard work.

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October 3, 2014

Hustling At A Japanese Hostess Club

Being a hostess had nothing to do with sex but a lot to do with psychology.

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September 29, 2014

Using Your Noodle: Yokohama Cup Noodle Museum

Of course Japan would have a cup noodles museum.

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September 13, 2014

Dining On The River In Kawadoko

A truly unique al fresco dining experience that dates back to the Edo period.

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August 28, 2014

Caught Napping – Sleeping On The Job In Japan

Inemuri is the practice of ‘sleeping while present’ and has long been part of Japanese work culture.

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July 23, 2014

6 Things To Know About Teaching Private Lessons

Taking on private English students is a good way to earn some extra income while in Japan but keep these 6 points in mind to make sure your lessons go smoothly.

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July 1, 2014

6 Tips For Teaching English to Children in Japan

Teaching English to children requires a special type of teacher. Here are 6 facts that you should know about teaching kids.

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May 28, 2014

Teaching Business English In Japan

Teaching business English in Japan can be very lucrative but teachers should remember that it isn’t just about being genki and a winning smile. They mean business and so should you.

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April 29, 2014

Cycling the Shimanami Kaido Highway

Shimanami Kaido links Imabari in Shikoku with Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture and is a bicycle-friendly 70km route across six islands of outstanding natural beauty.

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March 28, 2014

5 Tips for Starting at a New Japanese School

Cultural differences, language issues and the uncertainty of being in a new country can make starting at a new school overwhelming. Follow these five tips to make your first days a smooth one.