Author Archives: Florian



Florian
Florian

My love for ninjas and interest in Chinese characters (kanji) were what first made me come to Japan, as a high school student. Over ten years and many visits later, I’ve found a job here and have chosen it as my new home.

Cashless Payment Options in Japan
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Cashless Payment Options in Japan

Japan has been a cash-loving society for the longest time. But cashless payments are slowly becoming more commonplace and come with some added benefits. Find out which service is best suited to your needs and...

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November 18, 2019
Overtime Work in Japan
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Overtime Work in Japan

Working in Japan doesn’t have to mean endless hours of overtime work. Nevertheless, overwork is still an issue. Why is it still prevalent? What types of overtime are there? Do you have to “play along”?...

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October 18, 2019
How to Transfer Money To and From Japan
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How to Transfer Money To and From Japan

Transferring money to and from Japan can cost high fees – but they’re avoidable. An introduction to international money transfer options for Japan and the blueprint that comes with it. Banks vs. money transfer service...

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October 15, 2019
Japan’s National Holidays 2019/2020
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Japan’s National Holidays 2019/2020

Japan has quite a few national holidays to make up for its relatively low amount of paid leave. Check out this article to plan for your next holiday! National Holidays 2019 (from September) National Holiday...

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August 26, 2019
Garbage in Japan: A Guide
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Garbage in Japan: A Guide

Japan is known for its complex system for trash collection and disposal. But don’t despair! After reading this guide, you will be ready for properly handling your garbage here. Where does the trash go? One...

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August 05, 2019
IT Jobs in Japan for Foreigners
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IT Jobs in Japan for Foreigners

If you have the skills, getting a job in IT in Japan can be just as easy as starting to teach English. Find out how to use technical skills and language abilities to outdo your...

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July 30, 2019
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in Basics, Job Search

Engineering Internships in Japan

Are you an engineering major and interested in Japan? How about doing an internship here? The requirements are not as high as you might think – this article gives you an overview. Japan – An...

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July 09, 2019
Civil Engineering Jobs in Japan
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Civil Engineering Jobs in Japan

Jobs in Civil Engineering may not be what one first associates with Japan, but the country offers many interesting projects and challenges. This article introduces the required skills and where you can work as civil...

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July 08, 2019
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