2016  Oct 19th ´

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Working Holiday Visa in Japan

How to use a Working Holiday Visa in Japan the right way

Did you know that Japan offers a Working Holiday Visa to young individuals of a variety of nationalities, allowing them to stay in Japan for a (...)

2015  Apr 9th ´

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Teaching German in Japan

Teaching German in Japan – The Truth About Job Opportunities

As most of you might know by now I’m a “German Alien in Japan“. A lot of you might think that I’m working as a German (...)

2014  May 20th ´

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Teaching English in Japan: ALT vs. Eikaiwa

Want to Teach English in Japan? Choose Wisely: ALT vs Eikaiwa

If you plan to come to Japan and work here,  the most common job you’ll end up with is teaching English. But be careful! There is (...)

2013  Nov 7th ´

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Gaijinpot: Your Best Resource for Life, Jobs and Study

Today I want to introduce something that I consider as a necessary resource for anybody who wants to – or already does – live in Japan: (...)

2013  Jun 20th ´

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Eikaiwa Schools in Japan

All you Need to Know about Working at an Eikaiwa in Japan

Have you ever thought of teaching English in Japan? There are so many possibilities and also contradictory information online that it can be confusing sometimes. I’ve (...)

2012  Jun 10th ´

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Osaka (viewed from Osaka Castle Park)

Dreaming of a Life in Japan: The reality

I’m sure a lot of you secretly dream of a life in Japan. Almost every day I get to read the same questions or statements in (...)

2011  Nov 13th ´

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Tokyo Tower

How I made it to Japan

Hello. :stars: This is the first post in this blog. Thanks to those of you who are reading along from the very start! :hearts: A lot (...)