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What is some simple Japanese food I can try making at home?
1 day ago
I want to try my hand at it.
3 days ago
Curry is quite easy. If you can find the Japanese curry cubes, you just have to cut up potatoes, carrots, onions and the meat of your choice. You can make a huge batch and eat it for days or freeze it...
Is Tokyo okay?
I heard the second wave is hitting hard.
2 days ago
To be honest, not sure if it's the second wave or just an extension of the first that never went away, but there are over 100 cases these past few days which they say is more than when it started ...
What happens if the CoE expires during covid?
My friend is worried bc they got a job and they prob can't get to Japan in time...
4 days ago
The government extended the expiration date to 6 months!
How long are you all going to wait until traveling?
I heard domestic travel is opening up, for better or worse.
I will probably give up traveling for the rest of the year to be honest. Just going to work makes me nervous.
You can't eat on public transportation?
A little confused about the etiquette.
No eating in trains, buses, taxis. But you can eat on the shinkansen!
My mail isn't coming. What should I do?
I ordered something from Japan in May but it still hasn't come yet.
They stopped international mail for a while and now they're backlogged. I'm sure it'll get to you eventually but it may take a while. I mean, you can try to call/contact them but they'...
Can I make a credit card in Japan?
My friend told me foreigners get rejected a lot.
I don't really know the details but I was rejected too. :/ It's best to hold onto a credit card from your own country just in case.
I heard the roaches come out in the summer. What can I do to prevent them?
I'd really rather not deal with them.
How far up to you live? Nightmare material, but check your AC before you turn it on. Traumatized for life when one fell out the first time I turned on my AC. Get the roach killer spray from the store ...
How much is university tuition in Japan?
I heard it was cheaper than here but I'm not sure...
I'm looking into it too! I think the cost really is up to your program and the type of school. Private schools definitely cost more. National/public schools are a fixed rate - i think around 550,0...
I really like the Kansai dialect. Would it be weird if I tried to learn it?
I love the way it sounds.
If you learn it naturally, I don't think it's a problem but Kansai people hate it if you try to speak Kansai dialect and you're not from there because it's easy to tell if you're f...