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Apartments to Rent for Less Than ¥110,000 in Ueno/Asakusa—November 2020

Think rent in Tokyo is too expensive? Check out these affordable options available for around ¥100,000 in the vibrant Ueno and Asakusa areas.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Teriyaki Chicken Rice Burger

A healthier alternative to boring old burger buns.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Sweet Potato Ghosts

Celebrate Halloween at home with these easy, healthy treats.

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Furikomi – A Step by Step Guide to Bank Transfers in Japan

Transfer money between Japan and your home country like a pro.

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Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo: The Tokyu Toyoko Line

What makes living on the Tokyu Toyoko line so great?

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Learn

Kanji Cheat Sheet: For Taking the Shinkansen

She took the bullet train going everywhere

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Work

Calling all Social Media Lovers: JNTO Influencer Seminar Now Accepting Applications

JNTO will be conducting a seminar for foreigners in Japan who want to become influencers, featuring John Daub, the owner of the popular YouTube channel "Only in Japan."

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Apartments to rent for less than ¥80,000 in Kanagawa—September 2020

Live your best life by the sea in Kanagawa Prefecture.

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GaijinPot’s Guide to Go To Travel

Everything to catch you up to speed on Japan's domestic travel campaign.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Stewed Chicken and Lotus Root

Add Japanese renkon to your repertoire to make this serious fall comfort food.

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Apartments to rent for less than ¥75,000 in Fukuoka City—September 2020

Friendly Fukuoka is a freaking awesome place to live.

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