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This Japanese Life

An American Expat in Japan.

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Great Wave off Osaka

Trying to make sense of daily life in Japan...

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Nur ein Wort

A translation of cultures

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Fast Times, Hard Time in Japan

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Digital Cog

Mostly concerned with Japan, Anime, Manga, Economics, Plants, Technology.

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reviewmylife Japan

Writings about Takamatsu, Kochi, obtaining a working holiday visa, alien registration, vending machines, setting up a Japanese router and more.

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Funny Japan Signage

I love Japan and Japanese people but these signage gave me good chuckles! When I was working in Tokyo, the funny signage made me ease boredom

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Origami Living

Origami Living is a lifestyle blog in Yokohama, Japan. It also covers products and services related to the art of Japanese Living.

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Seen the Elephant

"Been there, done that, seen the elephant." So said Victorian-era travelers when they came home from their adventures. So said I upon my return to the US after years and years of living on two small islands, England and Japan. But is there life after elephant-spotting? Some reflections and thoughts...

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Sushi on a Stick

Stories about living in Japan with kids. Lots of stuff about food, schools and just daily life.

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Gajin Wife is 33 and lives in the middle of nowhere in Oita prefecture, Japan. After two years on exchange and three years on JET, GW decided to call Japan home. Also sharing GW's life are a Japanese hub (who can be a complete twat on ocassions but who makes up for it through international relations meetings (wink wink nudge nudge) and generally being a very good daddy) - daddy to Master Shou (born June 2006), Princess Marina (born October 2007) and Master Ryu (born June 2009). Gaijinwife also lives with her mother in law - the cause for many a vent and need to squiff back copious amounts of vino - on occassions when not pregnant or breast feeding (crap

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here, there, everywhere

I used to live in Brooklyn, but two years ago I quit my job and moved to Hanoi. Now I live and work, along with my boyfriend, in Numazu, Shizuoka Prefecture, in Japan. I ramble about our travels, life in the amazingly beautiful Izu Peninsula, and my attempts to cook, grow, knit and photograph things.

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Events and stories of a 20-something living in Shizuoka, Japan

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Surviving in Japan: (without much Japanese)

Unique how-to's and resources for anyone new to Japan, moving to Japan and experienced expats currently residing.

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Mt. Fuji meets Matterhorn

Japan explained from the inside with a global viewpoint.

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More Than Sushi

A journal of everything about my experience in Japan, an intercultural/interracial marriage, my new , everyday life and work and culture shock. And you might learn a little, too.

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TheGetGo Tokyo

One British girls escape to the neon city.

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Fifty Storms in Japan

I am an American girl engaged to a Japanese boy. We've settled down in Japan to start a life, a family, and whatever else we can manage! So far we've got graduation from college, full time jobs, marriage, and a new puppy planned for the near future.

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This month's expat blog: Travel Gourmande

After spending 12 rewarding years in Dubai, Arni and her family decided to move back to the Philippines and "set up their nest". Today, and after a decade of a hectic career-oriented lifestyle in the Middle East, Arni and her French husband run their business in the Philippino countryside. With every opportunity, Arni steals some time for blogging — what started as a journal filled with travel and culinary tips, expanded to be the record of an eventful life journey. Are you ready to join Arni in her adventures and get inspired?

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