In Osaka? Here’s where you can take your better half tonight.
By Liam Carrigan on February 14, 2017
Japan’s countrywide network of highway buses offers a cheap alternative to train and air travel, with some surprising perks.
By Liam Carrigan on February 2, 2017
The level of English in Japan ranks significantly lower than surrounding countries. One ALT shares his thoughts on ways to raise standards.
By Liam Carrigan on January 29, 2017
We all have our own New Year’s resolutions: some easily obtainable, some pretty lofty and others just downright ridiculous. Improving your Japanese ability shouldn’t be the latter. Here’s how to keep your resolve.
By Liam Carrigan on January 26, 2017
One writer and Osaka resident shares his opinion on the recent legalization of casinos in Japan.
By Liam Carrigan on January 22, 2017
English speech contests are one area where ALTs can really make a difference.
By Liam Carrigan on January 10, 2017
What to do in Nagano if you don’t want to careen down hills at high speeds.
By Liam Carrigan on December 29, 2016
The end of the year is the perfect time to start thinking about applying for a new English teaching job in Japan. Here are some tips.
By Liam Carrigan on December 27, 2016
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” was released in Japan on Friday — and you might be surprised at just how much the country’s culture and traditions have influenced the famous franchise.
By Liam Carrigan on December 20, 2016
A guide to the best places in Osaka to find the perfect Christmas gift.
By Liam Carrigan on December 13, 2016
In Japan this Christmas? Here’s some of the things you can expect during the ホリデイズ.
By Liam Carrigan on December 6, 2016
As the holiday season approaches, we offer a little guide to the year-end staff parties.