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Looking to build a brighter and more cohesive Japan, one story at a time ...

Get a Free Pint with Your SIM Card

How about a free pint with your SIM Card, especially if you buy one of Mobal's SIM Cards for your trip. If you're into...

8 Reasons Why You Need a JR Rail Pass

Some people still ask 'Why you need a JR Rail Pass', well the answer is pretty simple. The JR Rail Pass is great value...

The JET Programme – The Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme

The JET Programme stands for The Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme. It is the Government's initiative for English learning and cultural exchange across Japan's...

Joining an English Conversation School

Joining an English Conversation School is one of the more obvious choices as an English Teacher in Japan. They seem to have more basic...

Becoming an English Teacher in Japan

Becoming an English teacher in Japan is, you guessed it, one of the easier ways to come over on a work visa. For native...
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SIM Card in Japan – Best Options with Mobal

A SIM Card in Japan is a must these days. Perhaps you're travelling around for a few days or weeks, or potentially you're seeking...

Oh Deer-Related Tourist Injuries on the Rise in Nara

In Nara, wild deer populate the local Nara Park as messengers from the gods, they are protected within the city. So, deer-related tourist injuries...

Japan’s Ultimate All You Can Eat and Drink Options

All you can eat and drink options, are a common sight in Japan, especially amongst its dining and drinking scene. In Japanese 食べ放題 (たべほうだい...

10 Most Dangerous Predators in Japan

Here we have listed some of the most dangerous predators in Japan, that you could encounter. It's highly unlikely, that as a traveller you...

Streamlined and Safer Shinkansens for the Future

2020 and the Tokyo Olympics are just around the corner. Similarly, JR's (Japan Railways) latest streamlined and safer shinkansens (bullet trains) is rapidly approaching...