Cassandra Lord

Cassie is a British writer who loves to get creative. Whether it’s cooking up a questionable British-Japanese recipe or finding the perfect angle for that shrine shot, she’ll be the first to try it out.



How Much Does JLPT Level Affect Salary and Job Prospects in Japan?

Do you need to brush up on your Japanese skills to score more yen?

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Apartment Hunting as a Single Woman in Japan: Things to Consider

Feeling safe and comfortable is what makes a home. Here are tips on how to find your new apartment a single woman in Japan. 

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Best Hidden Spots for a Winter Trip in Japan

The winter season is upon us, and it's time for illuminations and snowy scenery. Here's where you can avoid the crowds.

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Japan’s Best Autumn Spots to Avoid the Crowds

While the leaves are already falling, there's still time to enjoy the autumn colors without the crowds in these top fall foliage spots around Japan. 

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