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How To Avoid Heat Stroke During Japanese Summers

Japanese summers are hot and humid, and in recent years have only got worse and surprisingly dangerous. Since summer is almost here, we thought it would be beneficial to talk about heat stroke as we remember what to do in order to avoid them. As a reminder, many of the things people have to do…

Useful Info About COVID-19 in Japan: Hospitalization, Work Protection and more

The novel coronavirus or COVID-19 is raging around the planet, affecting everyone’s lives. With the virus still being researched as it spreads, information and measures are quickly changing, depending on the data. Here are some official resources: The World Health Organization JNTO Advisory regarding COVID-19 – useful and constantly updated information on visa policy changes,…

5 Top Sunscreens to Be Sun Smart All Year ’Round in Japan

Japanese sunscreens are known for being cosmetically elegant. They are usually thin, light and do not leave a strong white cast on the face, unlike traditional sunscreens. Most Japanese women wear sunscreen every day to preserve their beautiful, fair skin. In recent years, Japan has released quite a number of PA++++ sunscreens which is an…