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 requirements for eligibility, yet they all come with different options,...

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 English speakers anyway. There are various options too, so its...

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 or tabehoudai) means all you can eat, or 飲み放題 (のみほうだい...

The Japanese Convenience Store

The Japanese convenience store is the pinnacle of Japan's approach to simplifying life through services and technology. They aspire to make things as 'convenient' and simple as possible through these outlets. Open 24/7, they...

Increase Foreign Investors and Entrepreneurs Program

Foreign Investors and Entrepreneurs who wish to start a business in Japan already have it pretty difficult. The Business Investor Visa criteria have some pretty high goals to hit. Not only do they need...

Cinemas, Ticketing, Pricing and More …

Coming from Australia, I found the price of cinemas in Japan to be in line with my expectations, being virtually identical to home. Basically, meaning its quite expensive. However, if you come from the...

Working in Corporate Japan – An Insider’s Viewpoint

Working in Corporate Japan - How I got the job So the saying goes: 'It’s not what you know, but who you know', and the same goes for working in corporate Japan. Having an industry...

How to Exchange your Existing License to get a Japanese License

So you're in Japan, maybe you have lived here for a couple of months ? or even a couple of years? (like me), its time to get a Japanese license (aka 外面切り替え or Gaimen...

English Speaking Medical Services in Tokyo

English speaking medical services are still very much needed service in Japan. Perhaps with the recent tourism boom too, they could even be a little insufficient for today's needs. Due to their importance, we...

Corporate English Teaching – The Nomad Life

The Nomad Life There is more than one way to skin a cat, or if you're in Japan, more than one way to teach English, and sometimes Corporate English Teaching is labelled the nomad life....