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Average cost of living in Japan

What Is the Average Cost of Living in Japan?

It's not as expensive as you might think.

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How Much Is the Average Rent in Tokyo?

Learn what the cheapest and most expensive areas are for living in Tokyo.

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What Is The Average Salary in Japan in 2024?

The average salary in Japan is ¥4.58 million per year. But is this true for everyone? How do bonuses and other factors impact these salaries?

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Everything You Need to Know About Being Paid to Leave Tokyo

Families are being paid to leave Tokyo for the Japanese countryside, but there may be several catches.

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Sakura House & Sakura Hotel: Your Second Home in Japan

To celebrate 30 years of accommodations for foreigners in Japan, Sakura House has released a new video highlighting their guests, memories and services.

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How to Bargain in Japanese

Useful Japanese for negotiating a discount in different situations from shopping to signing an apartment contract.

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Unexpected Fees to Expect in Japan

And how to cut down on some of the surprise costs.

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How to Rent an Apartment in Japan

Finding an apartment in Japan made easy!

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