Despite the fact that most universities and companies will explain to their students and employees that homesickness and culture shock happen, a lot of people still are not prepared for them and, thus, there remains a huge stigma attached to them. Continue reading
This is mainly in regards to study abroad or long-term stays abroad, however the tips can be applied in all aspects of travelling. Continue reading
Sleeping at work or during classes is so common in Japan that there is actually a word for it in Japanese—「居眠り」( Inemuri). Continue reading
Japan has a lot of places that are all-you-can-eat and I cannot stress how much I love them or how convenient they are! All-you-can-eat buffets are not exactly a foreign concept, you can easily find them in most Western nations, however what is so special about some of Japan’s restaurants is that as well as offering all-you-can-eat menus, there are also all-you-can-drink offers. Continue reading
Hey you! Yes, you.
Are you thinking about travelling or studying abroad in Japan?
Have you already booked your plane tickets? Have you already been accepted to a Japanese University through your Home University? Congratulations! Or are you taking the more daring route and enrolling directly into a Japanese University?
Either way, you will have a fantastic time in Japan.
However, Japan isn’t exactly how Western media makes it out to be. Japan is famous for cutting edge technology, anime and manga, sushi, and chic street fashion. Foreigners love Japan.
Here are some things you should know.