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Today, I am going to introduce you to 11 useful things that you should know when it comes to having a meal in Japan or having a meal with your Japanese friends. From the moment you set foot in a restaurant until you leave, this article has got you...

When I first came to Japan, I was determined that I wouldn't change myself to fit in with their culture. I was British, loud, and I wanted to stay that way! But, inevitably, after two years, that is no longer the case. So here are 5 ways that I've...

Hi, readers! This is the Japan Info staff. We wanted to say thank you for always reading our articles and we’ve got a way for you to enjoy them more! Out of all the posts that have been published over the last week (July 11th to 17th) on Japan Info and/or...

In a previous article I wrote about habits I accumulated while in Japan. This time, I want to write about habits that I lost while living there. This is written from the viewpoint of an American, but I think some of the following may strike a chord with expats...

Working in a foreign country for the first time can be a daunting and somewhat stressful experience. It is often difficult to know what to do, and your ability to cope may be severely limited by your knowledge of the people and the culture surrounding you. Here is a...

I've lived in Japan for about 3 years. During returns home to the United States, I always find myself doing or wanting to do certain things that, while commonplace in Japan, just aren't done where I'm from. I usually catch myself in time, but they have led to some...

Are you going to Japan for you next vacation? Undeniably, Japan is a charming country regardless of the season in which you go and places you visit: there will always be something that impresses you. Japan is one of those countries that can convince many tourists to pay it...

Working in a Japanese company, especially in Japan, can be a challenge not only to foreigners but also to nationals given that in the Japanese Corporate Culture exist certain "business etiquettes" must be taken into consideration at all times. Because of this, it is advisable to get knowledgeable in...

It's often said that 'culture shock' is more apparent when you go home from a foreign country, rather than when you arrive somewhere strange and new. The same can be said for when you receive a visitor from home. It goes something like this: you move to Japan and...

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...

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