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Surrounded by azure seas and interspersed with mountains, lakes and plains, Hokkaido is a paradise island that can offer you a unique experience if you wish to settle there. Its natural and cultural wealth have been attracting expatriates in large numbers over the years.

From an agricultural city, Hokkaido has turned into one of the country's most diverse economies, providing many opportunities to expatriates.

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The Japan guide

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Expatriates wishing to open a bank account in Japan have to produce their Residence Card which mentions their current address in the country.

Alcoholic beverages, perfumes and cigarettes are exempt from tax in Japan. Some products are banned from entering while others are subject to control.

Japan consists of more than 6,000 islands. Its capital city is Tokyo while its most important cities are Kyoto and Osaka, etc.

Yokohama, capital city of the Kanagawa Prefecture, is a maritime region. Its economy is primarily based on port activities and the automotive industry

Major recruiters in Tochigi, Japan are the automotive, electronics, pharmaceutical and food processing industries.

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Hokkaido bloggers

∂壣ås in Hokkaido

6 years ago

Snowboarding, Skateboarding, 4x4ing and beer drinking in Hokkaido!

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Furano Fresh Powder Staff Blog

6 years ago

Blog of staff who live and work at one of Hokkaido's most popular winter and summer resorts, Furano, "the Bellybutton of Hokkaido".

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The Nomads Land

6 years ago

Learning, living, loving Japan... but missing Africa just a little bit too.

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Questions and answers about Hokkaido

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Places to visit in Hokkaido
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