7 Useful Tips about Japan Typhoon!

7 Useful Tips about Japan Typhoon!

In 1274, Kubla Khan’s Mongol army landed at Hakata Bay in Kyushu, only to be defeated by the Samurai. Seven years later, Khan tried again bringing a force of 140,00 warriors but a powerful typhoon, the kamikaze (divine wind) of legend, thwarted him. This marked the end of the Mongol empire, but [Continue Reading…]

8 Recommended Jobs for English Speakers in Japan!

8 Recommended Jobs for English Speakers in Japan!

Employment trends in Japan tend to be very fluid, and the future of the Japan job market is increasingly uncertain given the anticipated shortage of skilled labour that’s likely to arise as the population ages. Of course, it’s not so long ago that foreigners coming to find jobs in Japan were [Continue Reading…]

7 Difficulties of Teaching English in Japan!

7 Difficulties of Teaching English in Japan!

Teaching English in Japan can be a bit of a challenge especially for newbie English teachers. There are many reasons why; some of which are listed below. So for those planning to go to Japan to work there especially as an English teacher, please read on.[Continue Reading…]

7 Things You Must Know About Earthquake in Japan

7 Things You Must Know About Earthquake in Japan

In 2011, the Great East Japan Earthquakes hit Japan, devastating many cities and people. Just recently, another earthquake hit the south of Japan. If you decided to live in Japan, earthquakes are inevitable. They are very scary, but there are many survival techniques that Japanese people keep telling their children. [Continue Reading…]

8 Useful Tips About the Japanese Currency “Yen”!

8 Useful Tips About the Japanese Currency “Yen”!

For tourists, businessmen and other people visiting Japan, it would be a good idea to know something about the Japanese Currency. It would also be to a tourist’s advantage to know where to get best deals for foreign currency exchange. Usually this is best done at the Narita Airport.[Continue Reading…]

6 Ways to Avoid ‘Chikan’ Perverts in Tokyo

6 Ways to Avoid ‘Chikan’ Perverts in Tokyo

There is a kind of aberrant male behavior that females should be aware of in Tokyo: ‘chikan’. Loosely translated, chikan means ‘pervert’ and describes any male who molests females in public places; these repellent inadequates have been an unfortunate part of the Japanese landscape for as long as I can remember. However, I must stress that Tokyo remains one of the safest cities in the world for women; in most areas, women can still walk home at night without fear of being molested. [Continue Reading…]