Japan

10 Reasons Why Japan is the Best Place for Solo Travelers!

Traveling alone is always a unique experience, but it has its ups and downs. When you are traveling alone, it is best to research your destination and decide whether it is safe and fun to travel there solo. Some countries will be more suitable for solo travelers than others, and luckily for you, Japan is…

What are the different names of Japan?

There are many names of Japan in different languages. The name “Japan” is relatively new name which has become popular in the West. It has evolved from the name “Iapam” which it was named by the Portuguese missionaries in the early 17th century. The French call it “Japon”. Nihon and Nippon img09.deviantart.net/ The Japanese call…

15 Things to Be Aware of Before Travelling to Japan

Before making your way through the Land of the Rising Sun, get familiar with these 15 aspects of everyday life that will ensure you adhere to the respectful everyday etiquettes of the Japanese people. 1. No Tipping jp.fotolia.com/ There is no tipping in japan. It is considered rude to tip and I have had many…

Similarities and Differences between Japan and China

news.rthk.hk/ If you are a TEFL teacher living and working in Japan, chances are that this is not your first teaching position. In days gone by, travellers could make money as language teachers without any qualifications or teaching experience on their CV. These days it’s a different story – a TEFL teacher’s first position will…