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What Are Apartments Like In Japan?

April 23, 2014 1 comment

No sense dwelling on small places!

japanese apartment 4Moving abroad and trying to adjust to life in another country can be both exciting and highly stressful. Starting over in a place like Japan is no exception. In addition to adapting to the culture, you must also be sure you can find an affordable place to live.

It’s important to know what apartments are like in Japan before you travel. This cuts down on the culture shock and also allows you to begin planning a rational budget that will Read more…

Off The Beaten Path: Dream Destinations In Rural Japan

April 9, 2014 4 comments

Nature’s work of art!

Copyright. Garden At The Adachi Museum of ArtWhen hitting up popular tourist destinations in Japan, it’s possible you may have a good time. But bumping into other tourists every five seconds may take you out of the experience of being abroad. Or if you’re headed back to Japan for a repeat trip, it could be you’ve seen all the usual tourist spaces. Regardless of the reason, some individuals just desire to see areas of Japan that are free of tourism and Read more…

The Latest Tech Gadgets From Japan

March 29, 2014 5 comments

From ‘mind controlled’ cat ears to remote controlled mops!

cat earsJapan is a country known for some unusual creations and pastimes – both of which fascinate the international community and make some onlookers scratch their head. However you may feel about those gadgets, you can’t argue against their unique nature. As for the rest of us, we think they’re pretty cool. What are the coolest tech gadgets and gizmos out of Japan recently? Here are some items you may want to try and get your hands on while Read more…

J-Economy: Top Tech Jobs In Japan

February 10, 2014 1 comment

A short guide for technoheads looking for the right career!

hiragana keyboardIt’s a huge job market out there. If you’re looking to broaden your horizons, Japan is a great place to start. If you have a gift for the technical, and in some cases are geeky when it comes to gadgets and the latest software, you’ll find plenty of opportunities in Japan.

More job seekers are willing to try new adventures. A change of scenery will make you a Read more…

3 Foreign Cars Making Their Way To The Japanese Market

January 25, 2014 4 comments

Overseas auto companies steer towards Japanese market!

VW Golf RWhen many of us think of the foreign auto market, we think of companies bringing autos from other parts of the world to our home countries. However, that is a very limited outlook because there is another side to that coin. The foreign auto market also includes the opposite; selling our vehicles to Read more…

3 Quick And Essential Tips For Spending Money In Japan

January 17, 2014 6 comments

How to be mindful in the state of yen!

Yen - Japanese currencyIf you’re getting ready to travel to Japan as a tourist or for a business trip, things could go much more smoothly after you take a bit of time to learn the basics of spending money there. Foreigners characteristically feel a bit overwhelmed when dealing with a new currency, but as you’ll soon see, it’s not difficult to Read more…

Why Volunteer Abroad Programs In Japan Can Change Lives Forever

August 6, 2012 11 comments

Experience a working holiday in Japan!

After the 3/11 earthquake and tsunami, Japan remains a country that welcomes anyone wishing to get involved in volunteer work there. With the added bonus of learning more on the fascinating Japanese culture and way of life, working there can be a life-changing Read more…

Japan And The World Stage – A Mini Survey

Japan’s perceptions of herself!

This article and survey is the work of Tania Coke, a business consultant, mediator and performing artist living in Tokyo, and is published in full on the Business Works magazine website.  It is an interesting contrast to the previous article/survey Japan – Conflicting Opinions: UK Attitudes To Japanese Business & Products. Read more…

Japan – Conflicting Opinions: UK Attitudes To Japanese Business and Products

March 14, 2012 3 comments

The future for Japan can be extremely positive!

Anime, ikebana, karate, sushi … Japan holds many fascinations. Most, if not all of us, own something Japanese, whether it be electronics or cars. But what do we really think about Japanese products and business?

The answer seems to be that most people do not think much about Japanese business at all. Not that they are negative; Read more…

COP 17 and Beyond: Japan-UK and Global Action for Addressing Climate Change

October 25, 2011 2 comments

United Nations Climate Change Conference 2011

Date: 11th November 2011
Time: From 6:30 pm
Venue: The Japan Foundation, London Read more…

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Japanese Language Immersion Programs

July 25, 2011 4 comments

An exceptional opportunity for individuals who want to become proficient in Japanese.

The ability to communicate in the Japanese language is a desired skill in business. Several schools offer Japanese language immersion programs that aim to improve a student’s proficiency of the language. Read more…

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