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January 2, 2016

Why Foreign People?

What is it with foreigners who get on Japanese TV?

December 5, 2015

The Strange Look That All Foreigners Will Get In Japan

The Look is what occasionally falls over a service worker’s face when they notice they are about to be forced to deal with you, a foreigner in Japan.

September 26, 2015

There Is No Halfway

When it comes to their hobbies, the Japanese never go halfway.

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.

July 2, 2015

The Top 10 Kommandments of Karaoke

Thou shall obey the 10 Karaoke Kommandments to ensure everyone has a good time.

June 17, 2015

The Strange Thing Foreigners In Japan Do When They See Each Other

What do you do when you see another foreigner?

May 9, 2015

Being an ALT is a lot like life: the only certainty is uncertainty

When you’re planning, and during your class sessions, you’ll have dozens of questions running through your head. Do all the…

April 7, 2015

Making a Good Impression On Your First Day as an ALT

The season for sakura, spring vacation and new beginnings.

March 24, 2015

2 Things You Need To Get Hired As An ALT In Japan

Tack a dose of enthusiasm to your college degree and you’re halfway to working as an ALT job in Japan.