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Living in Kansai

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Make your expat project in Kansai successful

If you are wondering where to settle in Japan, why not turn to Kansai? Located on Honshu Island, Kansai, also known as Kinki, is a vibrant megacity. It is deemed to be the country's cultural and historical heart.

Thanks to its highly productive industry, Kansai provides several opportunities to expatriates. You are also likely to enjoy a thrilling expat experience in a harmonious blend of nature and spirituality.

Moving to Kansai

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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.

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The Phillips
Azmil Shiyam
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Kansai bloggers

Is this really a good idea? - Osaka Edition

5 years ago

'Is this really a good idea' brings you plenty of fun and interesting stories from an Englishman teaching English in Osaka. Expect food reports, pictures and day trip advice


8 years ago

Life, travel, politics, food.

Japanese Word of the Day

8 years ago

Episodes from my life as a salary man in Japan. Each post is summarized by a Japanese word around 2-kyu level.


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