Japan

Living
Why Are So Many Expats Moving To Japan?

Welcome to Japan, or should we say, 日本へようこそ (pronounced Nihon e yo-koso).

For the past 1,400 years or so, the world has referred to Japan as Nippon, the land of the rising sun; and for those who have decided to take that leap and emigrate, the sun wi   more ...

Working
Japan's New Foreign Workers Bill 2019: What Does It Mean For You?

In the past, Japan limited working visas to people with professional knowledge and high skills, such as doctors, lawyers and teachers. However, on the   more ...

Adam Fayed, Tokyo

Who are you?

I am Adam, from the UK, and I live in Japan, and have previously lived in China, Cambodia and Indonesia.   more ...

Living
So Much More Than Sushi: A Culinary Tour Of Japan

Japan's geographical location sits in the middle of four bodies of water. In addition, it has a temperate climate, sufficient rainfall and fertile soi   more ...

Working
Why Are Expat Professionals Leaving Singapore For Japan?

Singapore has been regarded as one of the best Asian destinations for expats from all over the world for a long time now. This island managed to upgra   more ...

Financial
Tokyo Is The World's Most Expensive City For Expats

Not every expat destination is created equal. Some cities will offer greater variety in entertainment or leisure activities while others will be focus   more ...


 
  
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Adam Fayed, Tokyo

Who are you?

I am Adam, from the UK, and I live in Japan, and have previously lived in China, Cambodia and Indonesia.   more ...

Jonathan, Tokyo

Who are you?

My name is Jonathan, originally from the UK, and live in central Tokyo writing about some of the more curious aspects of Japan   more ...

Annabelle, Tochigi

Who are you?

Hi! My name is Annabelle. I'm a 24 year old woman from Wellington, New Zealand. I write a blog about my experiences called Orig   more ...

André Moreira, Japan

Who are you?

I'm André, 23-year-old, Portuguese!

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

Ever since my childhood I grew inter   more ...

Erica Knecht, Kyushu

Hi, I’m Erica Knecht, mother, trailing spouse, freelance writer, and lover of airports and train stations. I’m originally Canadian, but I’ve liv   more ...