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Five Places Linked to Japan’s Hidden Christians

A journey to the abandoned villages and historical churches of Nagasaki to explore the intriguing story of Japan's hidden Christians.

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Golden Week: What Are These Japanese Holidays?

Ever wonder about the history of Golden Week's holidays?

By 4 min read

Work

2022 Top Jobs in Japan Week 16

Senior web developer, school nurse, sales representative, game support and more in this week's Top Jobs in japan!

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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.

By 3 min read

Live

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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Work

Cool Sales and Safety Jobs in Japan for April

Seven jobs in Japan that aim to put money in your pocket, smiles on the faces of customers and safety front and center. Cool jobs—GaijinPot style.

By 6 min read

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2022 Top Jobs in Japan Week 15

Are you looking for a chance to change careers? How about game localization or a fitness attendant in Tokyo or hotel operations in Kyoto? Check out these and much more in this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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Culture

Animal Symbolism of Shrines and Temples in Japan

Learn why a cat is lucky, why pregnant women want to have a dog's day and why you should never mess with crabs.

By 4 min read

Culture

5 Cool Things I Learned About Japan at Ise Shrine

Not only is Ise Grand Shrine Japan's most important Shinto site—but it's also a great deep dive into Japanese culture and history.

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Three Small Islands in Japan for Your Next Getaway

Time flows differently on Japan’s remote islands. Here are three of my favorite hidden getaways and why you should visit them yourself.

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Work

2022 Top Jobs in Japan Week 14

Sales and logistics, operations manager, game localization, teaching and more in this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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