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July 25, 2016

This Week in Tokyo For July 25 – 31, 2016

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

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July 25, 2016

Much Ado about ‘Do’

In Japanese there are two verbs for ‘do’. GaijinPot investigates the subtle differences between the two dos.

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July 23, 2016

Summer Getaways: Budget Travel Options for Teachers in Japan

For teachers in Japan making summer travel plans, two new airlines have emerged to satisfy the market’s desire for a low-cost carrier: Peach Aviation and Jetstar Japan. Now that school’s out—it’s time to make those epic trips.

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July 22, 2016

How to Make Salmon Teriyaki and Miso Soup

Learn how to make staple Japanese dishes at home with our new “How to Make” series. First up: salmon teriyaki and miso soup.

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July 20, 2016

An Uncertain Future? Working in Japan and Brexit

What are the knock-on effects for U.K. citizens currently based in Japan?

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July 19, 2016

Fall down the rabbit hole into Japan’s Manga Kingdom

Anime adventures in the wonderland of Tottori.

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July 18, 2016

This Week in Tokyo For July 18 – 24, 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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July 18, 2016

Experiencing Japan With Your Eyes and Your Camera

Remember that photographs should trigger memories of your time in Japan. The photos, themselves, are not the memory. For this to be your reality, find that needed balance.

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July 17, 2016

Pronoun-free Phrases

One of the keys to making the transition to intermediate Japanese is to get used to dropping the pronouns in your speech.

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July 15, 2016

Impressions of Japan: Amami Oshima

Raluca explores the remote southern island of Amami Oshima in the second instalment of her journey around Japan with the Japan Explorer Pass.

Looking for love in Japan. Meeting the parents.
July 14, 2016

Looking for love: Meeting the Parents

Meeting the parents is already stressful enough in itself, but what can you expect when cultural differences and language barriers are involved?

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July 13, 2016

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Climbing Mt. Fuji

Planning to tick Fuji off your bucket list? Here are ten things you might not know about climbing Japan’s iconic mountain.

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