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English Banking Options in Japan

Nov 03, 2015 By Ray Proper

The problem with Japanese banks is that English support in-branch is virtually non-existent. While ATMs may have limited English menus...[ Click to read more ]

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Kansai Culture Day 2015

Oct 27, 2015 By

On "Bunka no Hi," or "Culture Day," in Kansai hundreds of museums and art galleries throughout the Kansai region offer...[ Click to read more ]

Second Family Nagoya

Oct 22, 2015 By

. Second Family English is a helping-hand for Japanese and international families living in and around Nagoya. We offer a...[ Click to read more ]

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Nagoya Meshi Expo

Oct 20, 2015 By Mark Guthrie

In Japan, the cuisine of a local region is something of which to be particularly - sometimes fiercely - proud,...[ Click to read more ]

Sightseeing in Kobe

Oct 16, 2015 By

If you find yourself in the Kansai region, the lovely port city of Kobe offers interesting history, colorful culture, architectural...[ Click to read more ]

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Japan’s Best Onsen Towns

Oct 14, 2015 By Mark Guthrie

As temperatures around the country fall, now is the perfect time to indulge in the Japanese pastime of onsen. Best described as...[ Click to read more ]

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Yokohama Day Trip – Five Fun Things for the Family

Oct 14, 2015 By Mark Guthrie

Despite being the second largest city in Japan, the port city of Yokohama sometimes gets dismissed as a satellite town...[ Click to read more ]

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Hattori Daily Farm in Kanagawa

Oct 09, 2015 By

Since 1969 the Hattori Daily Farm in Kanagawa has raised dairy cows on green pastures not that far away from Tokyo.  Hattori...[ Click to read more ]

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Five Great Sushi Restaurants in Tokyo

Oct 08, 2015 By Mark Guthrie

When you first arrived in Japan you were no doubt asked, possibly on a daily basis, "what Japanese food do...[ Click to read more ]

Take a Journey Through Time at Meiji Mura

Sep 30, 2015 By Mark Guthrie

Have you aver wanted to travel back in time, to see what life was like in another era? Well, at...[ Click to read more ]