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A Grand Tour of the Mitsuboshi Kaidou, Japan’s ‘Three-Star Road’

The Mitsuboshi Kaidou is a well kept secret packed full of scenic spots and experiences surrounded by traditional Japanese culture.

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A Coronavirus Christmas: How Foreign Teachers are Coping Without Going Home for the Holidays

With international travel heavily restricted, how are some of Japan’s foreign teachers coping with the situation?

By 5 min read

Work

2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 51

This week's top jobs in Japan include plenty of administration, management, marketing and sales positions. Check out our list and see if you have the skills and experience these employers are looking for.

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Tweet of the Week #110: It’s All about Perspective

Check out this local monk's modern take on a Buddhist proverb.

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Learn

Immerse Your Family in a Short-Term Rural Japanese Language Experience

Spend two weeks together as a family learning Japanese and exploring life in the countryside with Akita Inaka School.

By 5 min read

Culture

Tokyo’s Club Kids: The Avant-Garde of Gender-Bending Fashion and Drag

An interview with Sisen Murasaki aka DJ Sisen.

By 7 min read

Live

Nengajo: How to Send a Japanese New Year Postcard


Living in Japan or know somebody who does? Here’s how to send a nengajo and win culture points for 2021!

By 4 min read

Work

2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 50

If you are experienced with office administration, sales, e-commerce marketing and event management, then there are plenty of opportunities waiting for you in this week's top jobs in Japan!

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This Is What It's Like to Tour Inside the Fukushima Exclusion Zone

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Stroll Through Time to the Historic Edo Period in Takehara City

Explore Hiroshima’s ‘Little Kyoto’ while enjoying its handmade crafts, local noodles, sake heritage and traditional family homes and warehouses.

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Learn

Tweet of the Week #109: How many keyboards do you need?

Learn to use のです and んです, and why you can never have too may keyboards.

By 3 min read

Culture

Immerse Yourself in the Cultural Heritage of Japan from the Comfort of Home

The Japan Heritage official site has all the resources you need to plan the perfect Japanese cultural journey.

By 3 min read

Work

Working from Home: English Teachers and the ‘New Normal’

As more companies embrace the idea of working from home, we ask the question: Will working from home as a full-time English teacher in Japan ever be viable?

By 8 min read