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10 Side Jobs for Foreigners in Japan

Looking to make some extra money outside your day job? Here are some side jobs for foreigners you can try in Japan.

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2024 Top Jobs in Japan Week 21

Check out the open positions in teaching, hospitality, production staff and more for this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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A Guide to Volunteering in Japan

Are you looking to try volunteering in Japan? Check out the foreigner-friendly opportunities to give back to a good cause.

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Everyday Japanese: How to Address Someone

Ever wonder how to properly address people in Japanese beyond using san? Here's a guide on the most common Japanese honorifics.

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Laundry in Japan: Detergent, Bleach and Tips

Are you doing laundry in Japan the right way? Did you know there is detergent for drying clothes inside? Read here to learn more!

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The 10 Best Summer Activities in Hokkaido

Explore the best summer activities in Hokkaido this season, from camping, paragliding, hot air balloons and so much more.

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2024 Top Jobs in Japan Week 20

Apply to the open positions in teaching, customer service, motion graphics and more in this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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How to Prepare For Japanese Job Interviews

Do you have some Japanese job interviews lined up? Here's what to expect and some tips on how to make the best first impression.

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Birthday Discounts and Freebies in Japan

Celebrating a birthday in Japan? Here is a list of restaurants, stores and entertainment options for birthday discounts and freebies in Japan.

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What Does Yabai Mean in Japanese Slang?

One of the most common Japanese slang words you'll learn is "yabai." Here's what it means and how to use it.

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Understanding Japanese Unemployment Insurance

Japanese unemployment insuance is something everyone working in Japan should know about but hope they never have to use.

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Learning Japanese Tea Ceremony as a Foreigner

Have you ever wanted to learn Japanese tea ceremony? Here’s how I came to study it and my advice for other aspiring tea masters.

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2024 Top Jobs in Japan Week 19

Apply for the open positions in video production, social media management, hospitality and more in this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo: The Chiyoda Line

Moving to Tokyo? From the luxurious west side to the residential east, here's everything you need to know about the Chiyoda Line.

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10 Tattoo-Friendly Onsen in Kansai

Got tattoos? Worry not. Here is a list of tattoo-friendly onsen in Kansai that will allow you and your ink to enjoy their baths

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How to Clean Your Japanese Air Conditioner

Fight off dirt and mold with our guide to cleaning your Japanese air conditioner to keep your home at the ideal temperature year-round.

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Furikomi: A Step by Step Guide to Bank Transfers in Japan

Here is a step by step guide to making bank transfers in Japan—including all the Japanese and kanji you'll need to know.

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2024 Top Jobs in Japan Week 18

Apply to open positions in hospitality, marketing and more!

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What Happens If You Get A Traffic Ticket in Japan?

What happens when you get pulled over in Japan? How do you pay a traffic fine in Japan? From tickets to demerit points, let's navigate it.

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What’s It Like Living in West Tokyo?

Do you want to move to Japan? Discover West Tokyo: vibrant neighborhoods, modern and trendy shops and plenty of serene green spaces.

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What Is the Average Cost of Living in Japan?

Can you afford to live in Japan? It costs about ¥326,276 per month. We cover the general breakdown from rent, taxes and everyday expenses.

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What Is the Average Cost of Living in Japan?

Can you afford to live in Japan? Here's what you need to know about what to expect from average rent, salaries and taxes.

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The 10 One Piece Statues in Kumamoto

Explore the 10 One Piece statues in Kumamoto, each symbolizing the characters' connections to the area's history following the 2016 earthquake.

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2024 Top Jobs in Japan Week 17

Check out the open positions in hospitality, admin staff and more for this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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2024 Top Jobs in Japan Week 16

Work in content creation, sales or game testing and more for this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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How Much Does an English Teacher Make in Japan?

What is the average English teacher salary in Japan? Does a JET make more than an eikaiwa or university assistant language teacher?

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How Much Does an English Teacher Make in Japan?

What is the average English teacher salary in Japan? Does a JET make more than an eikaiwa or university assistant language teacher?

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Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo: The Ginza Line

If you’re looking for a new apartment with access to Central Tokyo and a vast consumer landscape, check out the Ginza Line.

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A Step By Step ALT Escape Plan

Read on as we list an actionable ALT escape plan and how to prepare for a future in Japan outside of teaching English.

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How Much Is the Average Rent in Tokyo?

To help you get the most out of your rent money, let's go through the average cost for different neighborhoods in Tokyo and some tips for finding the…

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What Is The Average Salary in Japan in 2024?

The average salary in Japan is ¥4.58 million per year. But is this true for everyone? How do bonuses and other factors impact these salaries?

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2024 Top Jobs in Japan Week 15

Master Luxury Japan is hiring a talented photographer, watch specialist and general manager for this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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Overtourism in Japan and What It Means for Visitors

The recent influx of tourists has caused the government to introduce new measures to address overtourism in Japan.

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The Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo: The Asakusa Line

Discover living along Tokyo's Asakusa Subway Line: vibrant neighborhoods, historic sites, and commuting insights for an urban lifestyle.

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2024 Top Jobs in Japan Week 14

Apply to the open sales, IT and warehouse staff positions in this week's Top Job's in Japan!

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Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2024

Japanese experiences, family-friendly energy and professional representation characterized the 2024 Tokyo Rainbow Pride.

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My Experience with NordVPN in Japan

Discover NordVPN in Japan: Unlock region-specific content and find cheaper flights. Safeguard online privacy with secure servers.

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Common Bugs in Japan and How to Get Rid of Them

Spring brings many insects out of hiding, from cockroaches to caterpillars. Let’s learn about how to get rid of common bugs in Japan.

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The Japanese Yokai of Spring

Explore the Japanese yokai of spring, from fierce thunder beasts to dangerous tree spirits. Discover cultural connections and folklore tales.

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What’s It Like Living in East Tokyo?

Discover the advantages of living in East Tokyo. Explore Adachi, Edogawa, Katsushika, Arakawa, Koto and Sumida wards.

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How to Get a Mobile Suica or Passmo in Japan

Wondering how to set up a mobile Suica or Pasmo in Japan? Want to pick up a Welcome Suica? Check out our step-by-step guide.

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More Scary Japanese Urban Legends

Discover chilling Japanese urban legends. From the haunting Cow Head to eerie phantoms, delve into these modern scary tales.

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Can You Find a Job in Japan With No Japanese Skills?

How hard is it to Find a Job in Japan With No Japanese? It's not that hard at all, actually! Here are three jobs anyone can do.

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Moving to Japan in 2024: What You Need to Know

Planning on making the big move to Japan? Here's a list of all our must-read articles if you're moving to Japan in 2024.

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2024 Top Jobs in Japan Week 13

Customer service, admin staff, photography assistant and more in this week's Top Job's in Japan!

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The 10 Best Things To Do in Kawagoe

Discover the top 10 things to do in Kawagoe. From historical landmarks, delicious street food and partaking in local events.

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10 Japanese Textbooks for Advanced Learners for Business, the JLPT and Beyond

Discover Japanese textbooks for advanced learners in business, JLPT and more. Elevate your Japanese study with these essential resources!

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The 10 Best Things to Do in Akihabara

Planning a trip to Akihabara, Tokyo? Here are our picks for the best 10 things to do in Japan’s otaku and pop-culture capital.

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The 10 Best Things To Do in Shinjuku

Looking to experience urban Tokyo? Here are the top ten things to do in Shinjuku, offering towering views and beautiful gardens.

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2024 Top Jobs in Japan Week 12

Translation, customer service, anime production and more in this week's Top Job's in Japan!

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