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5 Things I Miss About Living in Japan

You never know what you miss until you don't have it anymore.

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Staying Vegan and Vegetarian in Japan While on a Budget

Being vegan or vegetarian while saving money in Japan can be tough. Here are some tips to help stay true to your lifestyle without breaking the bank.

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Stay at Home Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day in Japan

I would do anything for love… but I won’t go outside.

By 5 min read

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Understanding Valentine’s Day (and White Day) in Japan

How do you celebrate Valentine's Day and White Day in Japan?

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Alternative Paths in Wakayama: Foreigners Making Homes in Rural Japan

Are you fed up with a company job or living in Tokyo? These folks found their way in the deep south of the Kii Peninsula.

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Apartment Hunting as a Single Woman in Japan: Things to Consider

Feeling safe and comfortable is what makes a home. Here are tips on how to find your new apartment a single woman in Japan. 

By 6 min read

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Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo: The Chuo-Sobu Line

The Chuo-Sobu is one of the finest commuter lines for convenience and affordability. Discover your new home in the heart of Tokyo with this quick guide. 

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8 Deadly Animals Living in Japan

Bear with me during the puns as we face the most dangerous animals in Japan.

By 7 min read

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Dealing with Mandatory Hotel Quarantine for Foreign Residents Returning to Japan

Anxious about your stretch in quarantine when coming back to Japan? Here’s what to expect and one writer's reflection on the self-isolation experience.

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Big Fish, Small Pond: Finding Purpose in Rural Japan

City life isn't for everyone. Here's how I found my place in rural Japan with a bit of luck and skill.

By 5 min read

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: New Year’s Osechi

Celebrate the New Year with this traditional Japanese meal prep.

By 6 min read

Culture

5 Japanese New Year Traditions You Should Follow

Here's how and why you should apply these Japanese New Year rituals to your own goals for a mindful start.

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