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April 7, 2015

5 Reasons Why Teaching in Japan is Amazing

There is nothing to compete with that moment when the look on a student’s face goes from complete confusion to being filled with the spark of understanding.

March 27, 2015

Dealing With Difficult Coworkers

What do you do if your Japanese colleagues don’t fancy your gaijinity?

February 28, 2015

Getting Naked at the Hadaka Matsuri

It has been said by greater minds than mine that it is better to regret what you have done than…

February 13, 2015

The Pains Of Being Far Apart

Long distance love on valentine’s day is the worst!

February 5, 2015

Nagano Winery Tour

Today there are many wineries in Japan, mostly focused around the Japanese Alps regions.

January 27, 2015

Those Who Teach, Behave – Setting An Example For Your Students

Teachers are someone to look up to, someone to emulate, role models for the children in their charge, and are thus expected to behave as such both in and outside of school.

December 27, 2014

Nagano Ebisuko Fireworks Display

This fireworks display dates back to the feudal times, and people in Nagano boast the skills required to make huge fireworks balls for a gorgeous fireworks display.

December 7, 2014

Taishu Engeki – Kabuki’s bawdier cousin visits Meiji Mura

Taishu Engeki is kabuki for the masses.

December 1, 2014

8 Tips for Teaching Conversation Classes

Follow these 8 tips to jump start your conversation class.

November 7, 2014

A Lucky Break And Lots Of Hard Work

From factory worker to fashion model. A journey of lucky breaks and hard work.

October 3, 2014

Hustling At A Japanese Hostess Club

Being a hostess had nothing to do with sex but a lot to do with psychology.

September 29, 2014

Using Your Noodle: Yokohama Cup Noodle Museum

Of course Japan would have a cup noodles museum.

September 13, 2014

Dining On The River In Kawadoko

A truly unique al fresco dining experience that dates back to the Edo period.

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