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Easy Father’s Day Gift Ideas in Japan

Here are some last-minute gift ideas for dad and where to get them—in person or online—so you don’t drop the ball this holiday. 

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Goya Chanpuru

Beat the heat like an Okinawan with this bitter melon recipe.

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Life as an English Teacher on Awaji Island

Read one English teacher's experience moving from Osaka to an island near Japan’s Seto Inland Sea.

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Social Fitness Groups to Keep Active in Japan

The hardest part about getting and staying fit is showing up, especially when you don’t know how to start.

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Where to Buy Good Cheese in Japan

It ain't easy being cheesy—especially in this country. Here are the best places to find good cheese in Japan.

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Foreigners Following Their Love of Gardening in Japan

Love traditional Japanese gardens? Here are two foreigners who took garden and landscaping apprenticeships and followed their dreams in Japan.

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Where to Find Your Favorite Breakfast Cereal in Japan

Satisfy your sugary cravings with this list of places to find the best cereals from Fruity Pebbles to Captain Crunch.

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What to Expect When Signing Up to a Gym in Japan

If there’s one thing Japan loves more than paperwork, it’s rules. And boy, do gyms in Japan have a lot of them.

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No-bake Strawberry Shortcake: How to Make a Japanese Cake Without an Oven

Want a quick and playful dessert? Whip up this cheat strawberry shortcake using Japanese milk bread in no time.

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Set Up Shop: How to Make an Online Store in Japan

Want to turn your hobby into a side job and sell it online? It’s not only a great way to make a bit of extra cash but also a chance to boost your resume.

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Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo: The Hibiya Line

Living on the silver Hibiya Line means easy access to work and swanky Tokyo hotspots.

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What Not to Do When Hiking in Japan

A guide to avoiding the (literal) pitfalls of hiking in Japan through the eyes of someone who tried and tested all the mistakes 

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