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Matty

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Aside from my full-time gig as a professional Netflix, Hulu and Toho Cinemas spectator, I occasionally escape the screen to share my own episodes of Japan outside the TV format.

Japan Free SIM Card, Free Internet access, Free … Surveys ?

Welcome to a Japan Free SIM Card As a visitor to any country you always want to feel welcome, and the new Japan Free SIM...

Johnson Town – Iruma, Saitama

Johnson Town AN ODE TO America's past Hidden in the depths of Saitama, past the Iruma Self-Defense Airbase there lies a little place called Johnson...
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Directions in Japanese

Simple things like directions in Japanese may seem simple enough for anyone, especially with the use of gestures. However, if you simply know the...

Japan Work Visa – Do I Need a Degree ?

Actually, you do not need a degree to obtain a Japan Work Visa, as you can also substitute this for professional work experience. But...

Oyama Mountain – Journey to the Peak

Oyama Mountain was to be our next challenge. Especially, after conquering the likes of Fuji and plenty of other mountain trails on offer in...

ATMs in Japan

ATMs in Japan ATMs are something I genuinely took for granted in Australia, that plus our massive network of EFTPOS machines. This allowed us to...
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Survival Kanji and Katakana 101

It's true that on the streets of Japan you will need some kind of survival Kanji and Katakana to navigate Japan's maps, train network,...

Cafe Byron Bay – Asakusa, Tokyo

For people looking for a very chilled out, almost hippy-like atmosphere, head on over to Cafe Byron Bay. Here they serve a variety of...

Japanese Toilet – A Simple How to Guide

If the idea of describing how to use a Japanese toilet sounds like a strange topic to discuss, then I would agree. However, it...

FAQ Japan – Essential Explore Japan FAQs

This is our growing FAQ list of questions and answers that will continue to evolve as the site grows. We encourage you to post...