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A Kansai Christmas: Things to See and Do this Winter
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A Kansai Christmas: Things to See and Do this Winter

There’s something about the uniquely Japanese way in which Christmas is celebrated here that always brings a smile to my face. Illuminations are no different.

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2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 47
This Designer Urban Chalet is a Dream Hokkaido Hotel IRL
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This Designer Urban Chalet is a Dream Hokkaido Hotel IRL

Dream of a chalet experience but don’t want to leave the city? The oh-so-cozy Unwind Hotel & Bar brings the Swiss Alps to Sapporo.

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This Week in Japan, Nov. 20- 26
The Only Gaijin in the Village: Happy When it Rains
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The Only Gaijin in the Village: Happy When it Rains

In May 2016, my wife and I moved to rural Japan. I am the only foreigner in the village.

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What Happened When Trump Came to Japan
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What Happened When Trump Came to Japan

Trump’s Asia tour was all about sending a message: in this case, a saber instead of an olive branch, but there was plenty of unavoidable (and unfortunate) comedic relief along the way, too.

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Suicide Squad: Reasonable Rent and Apartment 'Incidents'
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Suicide Squad: Reasonable Rent and Apartment 'Incidents'

One of the cheapest ways to rent new digs in Japan is to look for "incident" apartments. Gaijinpot presents a guide to these pads and the benefits — or horrors — that await.

Your Level Best: What Year of English Study Should You Be Teaching in Japan?
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Your Level Best: What Year of English Study Should You Be Teaching in Japan?

What kind of English teacher are you at the core and what school grade matches your style?

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