By JP

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Seven Stars Cruise Train, Kyushu Like you Have Never Experienced Before

I know so many people who have dreamt of traveling in the first class of a luxury plane, enjoying its exceptional services. I agree on the uniqueness of the experience but nevertheless I personally find this a waste of money. Especially because you are only able to appreciate the breathtaking landscapes during the departure and…
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Party Hard in Tokyo!

Even though Tokyo has so much to offer in broad daylight, it might also be interesting to have a look at its “dark side”. To do so, I would like you to get on the night train with me to discover how endless is the world of entertainment in the Japanese capital. If you have…
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What To Do and How To Correctly Behave in a Sento 銭湯

While Onsen 温泉 (literally hot source) exist for the pleasure of relaxation and the health benefits of bathing in nutrient-rich water, Sento 銭湯 (public bath) are local establishments mostly used for daily hygiene. Although Sento are less in the spotlight, they still are truly relaxing after a hard day of labor. Anyway, you can notice…
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Is It Actually Hard to Find a Job in Japan?

Before first coming to Japan with my brand new Working Holiday Visa, I was told it was pretty difficult for a “gaijin” (aka foreigner) to find a job without speaking some decent Japanese. A lot of people, including my closest relatives, tried way too hard to engrave in my brain this incoherent information (and it…