What Motivated Me To Live Abroad In Japan

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Some of you who are reading this article must have felt the urge to live abroad at least once in your life. …


Asian American Living in Japan for 4 years total

One of the struggles of an Asian American living in Japan is the fact that he/she is assumed to be Japanese the exact opposite of a Caucasian living in Japan. While some people find that this is a good thing, others find it to be negative. …


The Ultimate Guide To Finding An Apartment In Japan

House Partner

When you are looking for an apartment in Japan, you typically go to a Fudosan (Real Estate Company) in the area that you would like to live in. Their office looks like the photo above and you will get assigned someone…


Japanese Swap Meet

Located in Chiba Shinden Harappa Park (新田はらっぱ公園), there is a swap meet usually every month but due to coronavirus they cancelled all swap meets for over 1 year. Swap meet in Japanese btw is called フリマ (flea market).

It was my first time attending and even selling…


Local Town Office (Getting Married in Japan Part 3)

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After getting your stamped translation of your marriage status from the American embassy (part 2) then you can submit your papers to your local town office (区役所 kuyakusho). We contacted beforehand to see what kind of papers are necessary to submit…


Hibiya Park One Arm Planche Instagram: @photographyjapan

In Japan, you might see an 80 year old senior doing a front lever or a perfect handstand. You might even see a 50 year old doing a one arm pull up. I have seen so many talented people here at public parks.


American Embassy (Getting Married in Japan Part 2)

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The American embassy is located in Akasaka and has a lot of security surrounding it. The address is the below for your reference in case you are considering getting married as well.

1–10–5 Akasaka Minato-ku, Tokyo 107–8420 Japan

WHEN YOU ENTER

Right…


No Free TV in Japan

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If you ever decide to live in Japan, there is almost a 100% chance that someone will knock on your door demanding for money saying that they are “NHK”.

One of the things that shocked me the most in Japan is that as long as…


Summer Haven Karuizawa

If I can name one thing about Japan that I don’t like, it is Japanese summer. Some days the temperature can get up to 97 degrees fareignheit (36 degrees Celsius) not to mention the high humidity.

Besides wearing a fan jacket, many Japanese people like to go…


Asian American Living in Japan for 5 years total

One of the struggles of an Asian American living in Japan is the fact that he/she is assumed to be Japanese the exact opposite of a Caucasian living in Japan. While some people find that this is a good thing, others find it to be negative. …

Japanese Culture & Photography

Japanese culture, food, sightseeing spots, and photography. Tokyo based Asian American professional photographer born and raised in Hawaii.

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