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Living in Kyoto

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Nicknamed the "City of Ten Thousand Shrines", Kyoto is Japan's former capital city. Located on Honshu Island, it is deemed to be one of the country's major education and cultural hubs. Kyoto thus attracts foreign professionals and students in large numbers every year.

By living in Kyoto, you will also enjoy a traditional lifestyle thanks to its typical shops, as well as magnificent palaces and gardens...

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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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2 years ago

I'm a Swedish guy living in Kyoto since september 2014. Here I'm taking a 2 year Master's Degree in Global Business and Management Studies(MBA). Follow the thoughts about my Life in Japan, Various trips, Amazing Food, Health, Part-time job and University Life. As I live and travel around in the Kansai area, most of my focus will be here.

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3 years ago

Student living in Kyoto - a mixture of toursity activities and daily life

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5 years ago

A unique insight into life in Kyoto and Japan in general from a Japanese person who has lived in the UK for 11 years.

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