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Videos of Tokyo from the 1950s to the 1980s!

Here is a look at the transformation of Tokyo from the postwar era of the 1950s to the modern day. During this period of time (the […]

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What you need to know before using movers in Japan

House-moving is never an easy process and it gets complicated when you are trying to get the best bang for your buck in a foreign […]

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Tokyo Then and Now: Photos from Past Centuries

Tokyo is an ever-changing landscape and nothing brings this point across than a comparison of photos from the past with the present. Below are 16 […]

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Tips for job interviews in Japan as a foreigner

Disclaimer before I begin, job positions and companies can vary in terms of recruitment process. This post aims to cover a “typical” example of an […]

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The new age of political campaign material?

 A Tokyo-based politician has taken an interesting approach for his campaign material. Check out the postcard-sized LINE app clone complete with stamps and dialogue with […]

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A pictorial guide on sending parcels via JP Post (Yu-Pack)

To send parcels within Japan, you can use the Yu-Pack (ゆうパック) service provided by JP Post. It is convenient, fast and very reliable.  You can also […]

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Tanabata Festival

Summer is on its way and that means the start of many festivals (祭 – matsuri) once again. One of the upcoming ones is the Tanabata […]

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Demystifying the Railway Train and Subway Systems of Tokyo

…and that was the simplified map of the subway and rail system in downtown Tokyo. If you had looked at the map and thought to […]