May
21
2013

The Shocking Truth About Dating in Japan as a Foreigner

Ever wondered what dating is like in Japan? Well, then here you go! However, be warned: If you want to read about bragging stories of all those Western guys who get laid a hundred times per day, then you came to the wrong place. There are tons of blog posts like that out there. You […]

Apr
14
2013

Magnitude 6 Earthquake in Western Japan

If you follow me on Twitter, Facebook or Google+, you might have already heard about it: There was quite a strong earthquake in Western Japan yesterday (April 13th, 2013). “C’mon earthquakes happen almost every single day in Japan! What makes this one special?”, you ask? Read on and you’ll know!   I don’t want to […]

Mar
24
2013

The Secret Revealed: How to be treated like a superstar in Japan

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a superstar? Do you fantasize about a life in Japan? What if I tell you that you can have both in one! In this post I’ll tell you exactly what you need to do in order to be treated like a superstar in Japan! It’s very simple and (almost) […]

Mar
11
2013

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami 2011 – How I Experienced It

Exactly two years ago on March 11th 2011 something happened in Japan that probably nobody of us will ever forget! Of course I’m talking about the Great Japan earthquake and tsunami 2011. It was so horrible, especially for the people who were in Japan at that time. I was one of them.   The Japan […]

Feb
15
2013

A German Alien in Japan: Outsider

Living in Japan as a foreigner can be very interesting, weird, annoying and sometimes also frustrating. Japanese people might be scared of you, stare or even point at you shouting “FOREIGNER!!!” All of that happens because you are something exotic, you are the unknown, you are a phenomenon that just appears out of nowhere and then […]

Oct
26
2012

A German Alien in Japan – Staring

It’s time for another post in the blog series “A German Alien in Japan“. There are so many things I want to share with you, but I should have started writing about them right after I came to Japan. Why? Because after a few years most things seem so normal to you although they felt […]

Oct
20
2012

Driving in Japan

I’ve been living in Japan for a few years now. However, my first 4 years I spent in trains or on my bicycle. I just recently got a Japanese driver’s license and since then I’m driving in Japan every single day.   My experience with Driving in Japan As always this article is completely based […]

Sep
30
2012

Japanese hospitals and medical care

Since moving to Japan many years ago, I’ve been to a lot of Japanese hospitals and visited various doctors. I know that there are lucky people out there who managed to live in Japan without ever having to go, but I have a certain condition that requires me to visit the hospital at least every […]

Jul
27
2012

Insects and other pests

I definitely don’t want to sound negative. I’m not one of those frustrated people who just keep complaining about Japan, but I want to show you the real Japan in my blog as much as possible. Aside from all the great and beautiful things I discover during my traveling, there are also some bad things […]

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