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.
By Liam Carrigan on November 30, 2016
“Wanna Hulu and chill?” doesn’t quite have the same ring to it.
By Liam Carrigan on November 21, 2016
Getting your monthly phone bill to as low as ¥2,000 is now an actual possibility in Japan — just be sure to read the fine print.
By Liam Carrigan on November 16, 2016
Is Japan a fertile breeding ground for stress and anxiety-related disorders? If you feel like it is, here are some ways to help you cope. And remember, you’re not alone.
By Liam Carrigan on November 1, 2016
Credit where credit is due.
By Liam Carrigan on October 18, 2016
As a language teacher, how do you deal with students who are too nervous to take part in your class? Here’s 5 steps to help you.