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12 TIPS FOR TRAVEL IN JAPAN. Inside a Japanese MEGA Convenience Store! Tokyo Vacation Rentals & Apartments. Tokyo The iconic images associated with Tokyo of crowded road crossings, billboard-covered squares and the imposing backdrop of Mount Fuji only tell one part of the city’s thrilling story.

Tokyo Vacation Rentals & Apartments

Japan’s constantly surprising capital is forever innovating, so that even within the limited space of the packed cityscape, there is always something new to see. Woven into the ultra-modernity of Tokyo is a reverence towards traditional Japanese culture that stretches centuries into the past. To dive into the more hectic side of Tokyo life, pound the pavements of skyscraper-lined Shinjuku and the fashion-obsessed Harajuku, or take in the sounds and smells of manic Tsukiji Fish Market. Not all of the city moves at this fast pace, however; you’ll find serenity beneath the blossoms of several public gardens. Find traces of Tokyo’s colourful and romantic past poking out between the shining glass and steel of the modern capital. 日本ワーキングホリデー協会 - JobBoard ジョブボード - 求職者 メンバー登録 - キャリアクロス. Getting an apartment in Japan! アパート探し! How to Move to and Work in Japan. How to Put on a Japanese Yukata 浴衣の着方. Mistakes we made in Japan 日本での失敗談.

Study Abroad in Japan: At Home in Japan: What No One Tells You. Tutorial from the National East Asian Lanaguages Resource Center at The Ohio State University At Home in Japan: What No One Tells Youis an essential resource for teachers and students of cross-cultural communication and Japanese culture, especially those contemplating studying or living abroad.

Study Abroad in Japan: At Home in Japan: What No One Tells You

For a limited time it is available at this URL, free of charge. This web-based tutorial gives a basic orientation to Japanese culture and society by allowing you to participate in the trial-and-error learning process of newcomers to Japan. It maps a critical minefield in the learning process, the things that no one thinks to tell a newcomer. These are not mentioned, precisely because it is assumed that everyone must already know them. PSA: Japanese Summer Heat 日本の夏なめてました. Finding non-English teaching jobs in Japan 外国人の職探し (インタビュー) What to expect when you're sick in Japan. Living in JAPAN FAQ - 日本に住むことについてよくある質問. How to wear a Yukata - 浴衣の着付け. GAIJIN TIPS #16 - Eat all your rice in Japan - もったいない.

How to get a Japanese CREDIT CARD - 日本のクレジットカード. Find a Job in Japan. Article and Photo by Rachel Turner Japan has it all.

Find a Job in Japan

The country claims one of the largest cities in the world, automated restaurants alongside small rustic villages, and jaw-dropping vistas. It’s clean. It’s safe. It is very rich in culture and art. 1) Let’s face it. 2) So you have decided to become an English teacher in Japan. 3);; The above websites are grouped together because they are all so similar.

GAIJIN TIPS #17 - Japanese OMIYAGE/Souvenir Culture - 日本のお土産の文化. Etiquette in Japan. The code of etiquette in Japan governs the expectations of social behavior in the country and is considered very important.

Etiquette in Japan

Like many social cultures, etiquette varies greatly depending on one's status relative to the person in question. Many books instruct readers on its minutiae. Bathing[edit] Bathing is an important part of the daily routine in Japan. Baths are for relaxing, and the body must be cleaned and scrubbed before entering the bathtub or furo. In homes with small tubs, each family member bathes one by one, in order of seniority, traditionally starting with the oldest male or the oldest person in the household (grandmother may bathe before the father of the house).

Bathtubs are increasingly common in modern Japanese homes, but there are still many small and old apartments in cities that do not have bathtubs, so public bathhouses called sentō are common. 1901 image of a sentō Onsen (温泉) translate into an English word hot spring. Bowing[edit] How to buy a SHINKANSEN TICKET - 新幹線のきっぷ買い方. HOW easy is it to find a JOB IN JAPAN - 日本で仕事を見つけるのは簡単? Teaching English in Japan. Honest and Practical Information Article and photos by Andrew “Maps” Curtis 11/2009 At the end of the day it came down to one fundamental question, did I or did I not wish to teach English in Japan?

Teaching English in Japan

Ever since the idea first popped into my mind, the thought of moving, living, and teaching English in Japan became ever-more-seductive. Fortunately, there is much useful information out there to help anyone with any and all aspects involved in a journey of this kind. There also exists some outdated advice given the ever-changing economic environment, as well as some very cautious and almost tedious advice. So here is the latest information—as of July 2009—that is practical, honest, and attempts to help you read between the lines.

What to Do First Just come here: Fortune favors the brave. The key: When applying for work, just say you are already on your way to Japan and start emailing for jobs two weeks or so before you arrive (I did so while backpacking in Laos). Timing is Everything Visas. The JET Programme. Resources about travels and life in Japan. Before we start, I would like to quickly talk about work visas.

Resources about travels and life in Japan

Holding a valid work visa when applying for a job is definitely a huge plus and it is often a requirement for getting part-time jobs (arubaito; アルバイト) like teaching. however, for the right kind of person, companies will be more than happy to sponsor you for a work visa. It can be very quick and relatively simple. Reminder of train manners in Japan - 電車のマナー守りましょう.

How to be a MANGA ARTIST in Japan! 漫画家のオーサさんにインタビュー! Unrelenting dreamer sending notes from Japan, Alternatives to the JET Program. 8 Benefits of Living in the Japanese Countryside.