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Japan Explained

Answers to the questions that pop into expats' heads as they go about their life in Japan or read about it in newspapers and books. Started blog in December 2007

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Quote Japan

Funny, informative, shocking or thought provoking quotes about Japan

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TEFLtastic with Alex Case

English teacher and writer in Turkey, Thailand, Spain, Greece, Italy and now Japan. Lots of musings on cultural misunderstandings and cultural training, plus other news, views and book reviews.

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Return to Japan

About my work and visit to Japan 10 years after I last worked in Japan.

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A blog about living and working in Japan.

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Tokyo D'Esposito

A Journal From Japan: The daily adventures of an expatriated American housewife and new mom.

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Life in the Land of the Rising Sun

Stories of my life cooking, traveling, photographing, and teaching in Japan.

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Daves adventures

The adventures of a 19 years old german guy currently travelling in asia. Read about my experiences and impressions while enjoying the life here.

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Japanese Expat in Kyoto

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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Born in Los Angeles, living in Tokyo.

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Exploring the world of Japanese spirits from Awamori to Zakuro-shu

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Goya Republic EZine

Consolidated forum for news, travel and tourism information focusing first on Okinawa, then Japan and finally far East Asia

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Is this really a good idea? - Osaka Edition

'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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Alishan on the Move

Adventures and daily life of the crew of sailing yacht Alishan (Taswell 43). At present based in Fukuoka, Japan. Our boating story started in Holland, 1984.

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TranSenz Blog: The Bilingual Family

Our blog is about life in Japan as an international family, cultural events, culture shock, and translation issues, with posts in English and Japanese. TranSenz is a international family-owned translation business dedicated to strengthening the local international community and making Japan more accessible to foreign residents and visitors.

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TheGlobalUs is a blog on the impact of globalization on our daily life: multicultural families, multilingualism, work in global companies and global citizenship TheGlobalUs shares with you real stories showing how globalization has changed every aspect of our lives. No big theories. No meaningless claims, just people like you and me raising their voices

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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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