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Living in Kansai

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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.

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Hiroshima, one of Japan's biggest cities, is known to be an industrial and maritime area. Many job opportunities are available for expatriates.

Osaka is known to be Japan's economic center. Its economy is mainly based on industry, electronics and trade.

Kyoto's economy is essentially based on the electronics industry. Other sectors with employment potential are high technology and tourism, etc.

You can drive in Japan with your international driver's licence, except if your home country has an exchange agreement with Japan.

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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

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8 years ago

Life, travel, politics, food.

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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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