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How to Get a Driver’s License in Japan

Tips on the process and English-speaking driving schools.

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Is June the Worst Month in Japan?

What month is filled with rain, high humidity and plenty of bloodsuckers? Welcome to June in Japan.

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A Guide to Volunteering in Japan

Are you looking to offer your services to a volunteer organization in Japan? Check out the foreigner-friendly opportunities below!

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Laundry in Japan: Detergent, Bleach and Tips

Are you doing laundry in Japan the right way? Did you know there is detergent for drying clothes inside? Read here to learn more!

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Birthday Discounts and Freebies in Japan

Is your birthday around the corner? Read on for a mega list of all the goodies you can collect as discounts or freebies just by getting another year older!

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Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo: The Chiyoda Line

From the luxurious west side to the residential east, the Chiyoda Line has you covered.

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How to Clean Your Japanese Air Conditioner

Fight off dirt and mold with our guide to cleaning your Japanese air conditioner to keep your home at the ideal temperature year-round.

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Furikomi: A Step by Step Guide to Bank Transfers in Japan

Here is a step by step guide to making bank transfers in Japan—including all the Japanese and kanji you'll need to know.

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What Happens If You Get A Traffic Ticket in Japan?

What happens when you get pulled over in Japan? How do you pay traffic fines? From tickets to demerit points, let's navigate the system.

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What’s It Like Living in West Tokyo?

Do you want to move to Japan? Discover West Tokyo: vibrant neighborhoods, modern and trendy shops and plenty of serene green spaces.

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What Is the Average Cost of Living in Japan?

It's not as expensive as you might think.

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Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo: The Ginza Line

If you’re looking for a new apartment with access to Central Tokyo and a vast consumer landscape, check out the Ginza Line.

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