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Living in Yokohama

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As Japan's second biggest city after Tokyo, the capital city, Yokohama is a top destination for expatriation. This developed port city provides many professional opportunities for expatriates thanks to its diverse industry.

Living in Yokohama will also allow you to enjoy an exceptional quality of life along with lush nature and a huge historical and cultural legacy which will not fail to seduce you.

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The Japan guide

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Yokohama bloggers

Japan - An Expat Life in Yokohama 2014

3 years ago

Posts about our daily life in Japan and international travel. Originally set up to keep friends and family in the states informed as to our activities. As a result of several requests we now include many pictures.

Jersey Joshii

5 years ago

I am living in Japan for a year with home trips every three months where my husband and dog await my return. I am working on one of the largest energy projects in the world and eating my way through Japan.


5 years ago

A blog about living and working in Japan.


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Global Family Campus (International Afterschool)
2-9-16, Tsunashima-nishi, Kohoku-ku, Kanagawa, Yokohama

Private schools

Sbt Car Dealers

Car dealers

Car Junction Ltd
1F Center Plaza, 2-12-13 Asahigaoka,Asaka Shi, Saitama Ken, Yokohama

Car dealers