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It is a known fact that Japan is one of the safest countries in the world so it’s not surprising to hear that a lot of people are interested in living in the country, whether temporarily or for good. While making the decision to live in Japan is one...

Renting an apartment or a house in Japan is a very common thing to do. To rent or to own? This is not actually a question for some. Because of being an earthquake-stricken prone land, most people opt to rent. This is also why Japan has one of the...

In the middle of the 20th century, many architects in Japan started experimenting with unique styles of architecture. They tried to create new habitats for the brave new world. In the process, they had to tear the bonds of architectural traditions, which seen as a movement emblematic of Japan's...

With it being a time of innovation, more and more people are working harder than ever before, and even resorting to taking their work home with them. Some households even allocate an entire room to study or work alone. This may be true for larger houses but not in...

It is one of the biggest challenges that many foreigners have to face when they plan on staying in Japan: looking for a place to live. For foreign residents, renting an apartment (アパート, apaato) in Japan could be exciting yet painful at the same time. It is a complicated...

Living in a different country can expose you to several differences when comparing to your home country. Let’s explore a few different options that you may find in Japan. You can get this furniture at common furniture stores, like Nitori, or home centers, like Nafco. 1. Color Boxes rakuten.co.jp/ One great organization...

So, you moved to Japan and found yourself a nice abode to lay your head. Great view, great price, and a great cultural experience. alicegordenker.wordpress.com/ Here are a few balcony rules that you may not be aware of! Balcony rules and culture vary greatly from country to country, but Japan, as...

Cleaning products can be confusing. Different countries have different packages, different shaped bottles, and different color codes for everything. To keep your Japanese home spick and span, try a few of the products below. After all, no one likes to come home to a pig pen! plus.google.com/ 1. Bleach ...

Time runs fast and so do the seasons! The cold breeze starts kicking in, you feel the air getting cooler, dripping rain here and there and at the same time you notice that there are little spots growing in some parts of your house! What are these spots you...

It's well known that housing in big Japanese cities (like Tokyo) is expensive and you basically end up living in a Japanese shoebox. However, in smaller cities you can get much more for your money and enjoy a nice lifestyle at the same time. But what are the universal...

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