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Location Situation: Can an English Teacher Afford to Live in Tokyo?

What locations in Japan offer English teachers the best earnings versus savings potential?

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How to Do Hatsumode in Tokyo

A guide to experiencing the first Shinto shrine visit of the year.

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GaijinPot Rewind 2018: What was Hot, What Was Not

This year, which jobs were you applying to, what were you reading, and what were you saying on social media?

By 9 min read

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What’s Christmas Like in Japan?

In Japan this Christmas? Here's some of the things you can expect during the ホリデイズ.

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Nengajo: How to Send a Japanese New Years Postcard


Living in Japan or know somebody who does? Here’s how to send a nengajo and win top culture points for 2019!

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Divorce with Kids in Japan: Her Mother Kidnapped Her

One father's story after hearing, 'You are never going to see your daughter again.'

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10 Unique Low-Cost Japanese Presents to Send Home for the Holidays

Simple ideas for presents that capture the fun of Japan.

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Weathering a Cold Japanese Winter for New ALTs

Five tips to keep safe and warm during the coldest time of the year.

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Japan’s ‘Crappiest Apartment of the Year’ Awards Finalists Announced

This year they've gone global.

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Ultimate Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding in Japan

Shred world-class powder in the mountains of Japan.

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Japan’s Cybersecurity Minister Admits He Has Never Used Computer

Said: “I think you plug USBs into a hole or something, but I don’t know the details.”

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Saddle Up: Getting a Bicycle in Japan

Getting around the ‘hood by bike comes with plenty of rules here.

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