Scotland-born Liam has lived in Asia since 2006. He has spent more than 6 years in Japan, and currently works in Osaka as a writer and English teacher.
In Japan, sick leave is not a statutory right but that doesn't mean you can't take it.
Movies, pizza, bullet trains and mobile phones seem more expensive in Japan than elsewhere. Here's how you can save.
Maybe you play games instead of studying Japanese. What if you could do both at the same time?
Moving to Japan doesn’t deprive you of a say in the running of your home country — make your voice heard!
How can English teachers make some extra money and what types of jobs are available?
Make sure your next trip to the hospital doesn’t leave your wallet feeling sick, too.
Day trips, overnight stays or something longer, here are three “Platinum” Week options.
Reading and writing ability is often overlooked in the ALT's classroom. Here’s how to change that.
Improved and expanded English teaching materials are being adopted in Japan. Here’s a first look.
Give your final lessons of the year extra spark and keep kids eager to better their English.
The JET Programme has its pros and cons but how does it compare to a regular ALT teaching job?
Stand out from the other job applicants with this practical advice for crafting your CV.