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My travel blog where I talk about and review my travels in North America and now expanding around the world starting in Japan!
We are a married couple from the UK, living in Fukuoka. We both work as English teachers and love the people, culture and life in Japan. We enjoy to travel the country making new friends and trying new things. We write fun anecdotes about daily life, advice on how to move to Japan and set-up your new home, and have a great photo page.
20 years work in japan Whether you are a seasoned executive moving to Japan for a short-term expat contract or a long-term resident in Japan changing to a management position this site is for you. I am a French citizen currently living in Japan and I will try to share with you my soon-to-be 20 years experience in Japan, mostly in foreign companies. But WHY? I saw in 20 years so many companies failing in Japan for obvious but simple reasons. I am currently the representative director for a small European company. I was headhunted when the company had only 4 employees but was losing more than 1 Mio EURO and was crippled by debt... it was few years ago. Today we will reach soon 20 employees, are debt free, profitable and even paying dividends to the headquarters. And the business is growing very well. So HOW? My intention is to address in each post a specific issue, sometimes illustrated by a real-life story or experience. At the end of each post I will give some down-to-earth Hints (not advices as I believe you will have to judge by yourself what to do in your own context). Feel free to contact me if you need more insight on a specific issue. So now enjoy the reading.
A Canadian expat living in Japan since 2010 and travelling every chance she gets. Don't miss Expat Tuesday and Photo Friday! :D
This website is an ongoing story of my years living in Asia, and how my perceptions of the world changes when I move between countries and across cultures. My stories are not only intended to help me to reflect about my experiences, but to target anyone who is fascinated about how it is to work, study, or travel in Asia.