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How to Read a Japanese Payslip

Here are the basics of knowing exactly how much you earn and how much you're paying in taxes.

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What Does Yabai Mean in Japanese Slang?

Yabai can mean anything from very bad to very good.

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Understanding Japanese Unemployment Insurance

Something everyone working in Japan should know about but hope they never have to use.

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Learning Japanese Tea Ceremony as a Foreigner

Have you ever wanted to learn Japanese tea ceremony? Here’s how I came to study it and my advice for other aspiring tea masters.

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2024 Top Jobs in Japan Week 19

Apply for the open positions in video production, social media management, hospitality and more in this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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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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10 Tattoo-Friendly Onsen in Kansai

Got tattoos? Worry not. Here is a list of tattoo-friendly onsen in Kansai that will allow you and your ink to enjoy their baths

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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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2024 Top Jobs in Japan Week 18

Apply to open positions in hospitality, marketing and more!

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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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