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Combatting loneliness in Japan
January 5, 2018

Only the Lonely: 5 Ways Teachers Can Beat the Winter Blues in Japan

Winter in rural areas of Japan can feel cold, isolating and gloomy — especially to new ALTs — but you’re not alone. Here are five ways to slam dunk the funk without going into hibernation

November 3, 2017

Bad ALT! The Unwritten Rules at Japanese Schools

“Dame yo!” How many times does my face need to burn with embarrassment until I stop breaking rules at my school?