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Want to Travel Japan Cheaply and Meet Local People? Try This Organization!

Are you looking for a more adventurous way of traveling in Japan? Do you want to save money when you travel? Do you wish to become engaged with the daily lives of Japanese people? Are you interested in a more sustainable way of life? If you answered yes to any of the questions, WWOOF Japan…

Looking to Volunteer in Japan? Help Out at Your Local Cat Cafe!

While the popular cat cafes are usually associated with Japan, you may be interested to know that the first ever cat cafe was actually opened in Taipei (in 1998). However, Japan is where the trend has really taken off and there are dozens of cat cafes across the country, with more than 50 in Tokyo…

What Challenges Do the Children in Japan’s Orphanages Face?

Japan may have a low birth rate compared to other countries but it doesn’t stop some people from abandoning their children and leaving them in institutions like orphanages. Some of them have been taken away from their parents for various legal reasons. And once the children grow older and leave the orphanage, most of the…

How to be Successful in your Job Search in Japan!

Jobs in Japan may include: Administrative/Clerical positions, Business and Sales, Engineering and Technology, Teaching English, or labor works such as working in a factory, pretty much the same types of jobs available in your own country. Finding employment in Japan can be easy or hard for some. The following list might be a common-sense no-brainer…