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Persevering through COVID-19: What we Can Learn from Japan’s Cherry Blossoms

Like the temporary nature of the cherry blossom season, this too shall pass.

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: Using the ATM in Japan

Bank better have my money.

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What are ALTs’ Rights During the Coronavirus School Closures in Japan?

Assistant Language Teachers are still entitled to a percentage of their pay if their schools are closed during the shutdown.

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A Comprehensive List of Closed Tourist Attractions in Japan Due to the Coronavirus

Teamlab Borderless and Universal Studios Japan among attractions closed until early-April.

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6 Hacks for Surviving Hay Fever in Japan

With cherry blossom season comes the onset of seasonal allergies. Luckily these Japanese products will soothe your suffering.

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: How to Navigate the Japanese Train System

Keep calm and find the right station exit with this guide to catching the train in Japan!

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: Finding Vegan and Halal Products at the Supermarket in Japan

Vegan food is notoriously hard to find in Japan. Luckily we’ve got you covered with this guide.

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: Buying Cold Medicine in Japan

Fight off that nasty bug with this guide to the most common kanji found on Japanese OTC medicines.

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The Harsh Reality of Getting a Divorce as a Mom in Japan

One single Black mother's story of raising a half Japanese child against all odds.

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: How to Use the Heating Function on your Air Conditioner in Japan

Stay cozy all throughout winter in Japan with this quick guide

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Four Road Laws in Japan You’ve Probably Broken

Don’t do the crime if you can't do the time, or pay the fine.

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Japanese Immigration Has Begun Enforcing Stricter Visa Requirements for Foreigners

Tourist, working holiday and student visa holders are among those affected.

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This Is What It's Like to Tour Inside the Fukushima Exclusion Zone