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Living between Nature and the Modern Age - Why Sapporo in Hokkaido, Japan is the Place to Go

Hokkaido is one of the must-go places when one visits Japan. Blessed with nature’s beauty, the capital of Hokkaido, Sapporo has a great influx of tourists, and many choose to stay. If you are st...

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Your Daily Updates: Traditional and Online Japanese News in English

Whether you are a tourist or planning to stay in Japan for good, can’t read Japanese yet, but do not want to miss out on what’s happening around the world, Japan provides different news av...

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Connection away from home: Online forum for foreigners living in Japan

Living in a foreign country such as Japan could be challenging for some. However, the emergence of various platforms allow people to be connected and be helpful to one another. Online forum platforms ...

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Things to Know and Associated Costs of Retiring in Japan

After years of work, we all want to have a good rest in our sunset years, and many choose Japan. It has countless sceneries to see, and numerous activities to do, as even the retired population in Jap...

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Checking your insides!: Endoscopy or Gastroscopy cost in Japan

Innovations in the medical field provide better practice and understanding of certain complex procedures such as endoscopy. Its practice and research in Japan is well-received by the medical community...

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Laser-Assisted in-Situ Keratomileusis or LASIK surgery cost in Japan

LASIK Surgery helped millions of people in correcting their eyesight. In Japan, the said optical procedure is well respected, not only by its citizens but also by many people around the world. The cou...

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A Temporary Home - The Average Cost of Rent in Japan

Living in Japan brings with it a set of expenses, one of the largest being renting accommodation. Although some consider rent in Japan as one of the most expensive in the world, it is important to und...

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Deconstructing Costs of Childbirth in Japan

Starting a family demands sufficient knowledge about the financial needs to sustain it. Before expenses cover childcare, childbirth costs should be taken into account. The cost of childbirth in Japan ...

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A Brief but In-depth Look at the Cost of Childcare in Japan

Parenting has been one of the most crucial roles in societies since time immemorial. Taking into account its cost, one may ask, considering the high living standards of Japan, what does it cost to rai...

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Searching For a Home in Japan: Average House Cost and Things to Consider

Known for its real estate, Japan is home to valuable houses in the world. In every location in the country, it is guaranteed that houses, either foreclosed or brand new, would be plenty. Take a look a...

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