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What Is The Best Payment App For Foreigners in Japan?

Are you looking for the beat payment app for foreigners in Japan? Here are some of the most popular apps and their features.

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Japanese Apartment Layouts: Terms and Meanings

Confused about Japanese apartment layout terminology? Here's a quick run down.

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Shopping for Wedding Rings in Japan

Here are some quick tips on finding the perfect ring for your perfect partner.

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How to Get a Driver’s License in Japan

Tips on the process and English-speaking driving schools.

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Is June the Worst Month in Japan?

What month is filled with rain, high humidity and plenty of bloodsuckers? Welcome to June in Japan.

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Making Reservations in Japanese

Failsafe ways to book accommodations, tickets and dinners out in Japan.

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A Guide to Volunteering in Japan

Are you looking to offer your services to a volunteer organization in Japan? Check out the foreigner-friendly opportunities below!

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Laundry in Japan: Detergent, Bleach and Tips

Are you doing laundry in Japan the right way? Did you know there is detergent for drying clothes inside? Read here to learn more!

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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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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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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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