Shyam is an expat from London, England, who has been in Japan for four years. When not writing, you can often catch him at one of his favorite cafes or unwinding through his love of cooking.
Missed the train? Have a to pull an all-nighter? Check out these options for all-night cafes.
Tips for managing fun with effective learning in the classroom.
Making a positive and collaborative relationship with your fellow Japanese teachers is great for your work and integration into the culture.
Have students who just make a mess of your lessons? Here’s how you can modify or change the bad behavior.
Is the class falling asleep on you today? Here are some ways you can wake them up.
Banking in Japan as a foreigner can be a pain, but with Suruga Bank, it doesn’t have to be.
When moving to a different neighborhood or city in Japan, there's much to remember to ensure a smooth transition. Here's a guide so you don't forget anything
How to find an apartment using Japanese agencies and snap it up.
Getting a rejection in Japan isn’t always a clear no – sometimes, you have to read between the lines.
The line that takes you to work and gets you away—work and play on the Shonan-Shinjuku line.
Here's what to expect and how to approach your fellow teachers and your students, to be part of the school community in no time.
Tokyo, Yokohama, Kawaguchi, Saitama and Kawasaki—the Keihin–Tohoku line is a convenient and affordable train line for anyone searching for an apartment with options for food and fun.