Recent Posts

September 13, 2014

Dining On The River In Kawadoko

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

August 28, 2014

Caught Napping – Sleeping On The Job In Japan

Inemuri is the practice of ‘sleeping while present’ and has long been part of Japanese work culture.

July 23, 2014

6 Things To Know About Teaching Private Lessons

Taking on private English students is a good way to earn some extra income while in Japan but keep these 6 points in mind to make sure your lessons go smoothly.

July 1, 2014

6 Tips For Teaching English to Children in Japan

Teaching English to children requires a special type of teacher. Here are 6 facts that you should know about teaching kids.

May 28, 2014

Teaching Business English In Japan

Teaching business English in Japan can be very lucrative but teachers should remember that it isn’t just about being genki and a winning smile. They mean business and so should you.

April 29, 2014

Cycling the Shimanami Kaido Highway

Shimanami Kaido links Imabari in Shikoku with Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture and is a bicycle-friendly 70km route across six islands of outstanding natural beauty.

March 28, 2014

5 Tips for Starting at a New Japanese School

Cultural differences, language issues and the uncertainty of being in a new country can make starting at a new school overwhelming. Follow these five tips to make your first days a smooth one.