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Japan on the Cheap: 5 Money-Saving Tips to Keep in Mind

On a budget? No problem, you can still have an awesome time exploring, shopping, and eating your way through Japan! Of course, it will all depend on what you want to do while you’re in Japan, so the following are just some ideas to make every yen count! 1. BOOK-OFF (ブックオフ) flickr.com/ Any manga lovers…

3 Tips Proven to Help You Spend Money Wisely in Tokyo

Tokyo (東京) is the fourth-most expensive city to live in around the world. The rents are high and the fruits are expensive. It may sound impossible, but there are certain ways to save money if you plan on living and working in the capital city of Japan. There’s no need to cut off the fun…

Do You Live in Japan? Here Are 3 Great Ways to Earn Extra Cash!

Living in Japan is an exciting experience. You can learn a new language, experience a unique culture, and open doors to brand new experiences. Whether you’re a student, a language teacher, or a company employee, it’s always good news when you can find a way to earn a little extra money. Here are three ways…

Dining Out in Japan? Here Are 11 Useful Things That You Should Know

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 covered! 1. Food sample sugoroku.osaka/ I…

3 Important Tips to Keep In Mind When You Attend a Japanese Wedding

You may have the opportunity to attend a Japanese wedding, but you may be unsure of what you should or should not do. This short article will highlight 3 important points when attending a wedding in Japan! theweddinglocation.com/ Goshugi nagai-kamimise.com/ It is customary to give a gift in the form of money which is called…

The Japanese Coins: What Is So Special About Them?

The advent of e-commerce has facilitated the increase in use of credit and debit cards in Japan. Despite the growing number of electronic payment systems, cash is still majorly used for daily expenditures. Of course, larger denominations are majorly relied on, but coins as small as 1yen still have place in the economy. Japan currently…

From Rice to Money: Japan’s Contribution to the Modern Stock Market

So, you think the model for the modern day economies were invented on Wall Street? Or somewhere in London’s venerable financial district? No, in fact, the modern day concepts of stocks, futures markets and financial speculation are based on concepts used by Japanese merchants, in 1698 AD. Dōjima Rice Exchange tradingpitblog.com/ As a keen student…

It’s All About Money: Japanese Banknotes And Coins

One of the first and the most important things you need to know while moving to a new country is the monetary system of that nation and the currency and denominations. Without using them, you can’t survive anywhere. In Japan, there are six different coins and three bills that are currently used. The monetary unit…

Indispensable Tips for your first trip to Japan

The lure of Japan is often how different it is to your home country, the culture, history and even the food are unique. That also means that the customs and etiquette of Japan differ to many other countries too and so it is good to be prepared for your first visit. i.ytimg.com/ Cash creditwritedowns.com/ Often…

Japanese people still fall for the “ore ore scam”!

Swindlers are everywhere, even in the safest country in the world. The number of cases in Japan of the so-called ‘ore ore scam’ (おれおれ= It’s me) or furikome sagi (振り込め詐欺 = money transfer scam) are not dropping. plaza.rakuten.co.jp/ Phone fraud is a problem in many developed countries, but with a target-rich environment like Japan, it…
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