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Should You Move to Japan?

A reader recently asked: should I move to Japan, or Norway? I get similar questions a lot, and I think we all know the answer. Okay, first off, Norway’s great if you like cross-country skiing, hats with horns, and wood. On the other hand, Japan might be your spot if you enjoy wearing bathrobes with...
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Why I Hate the Internet

For some peculiar reason, the universe decided to stop functioning exactly two days ago. After my latest article about The Best Japanese Website, many people had trouble reaching this site, including me. It was like somebody kicked the plug out of the back of the internet, so that instead of being greeted with my unique...
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Loco in Yokohama, an Interview with the Author

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Baye McNeil, the man behind the über-popular Japanese website Loco in Yokohama.  At least, I think he was sitting down, since we were talking via Skype.  Anyway, I was.  I’ve got this new couch, and boy is it comfy. Ken Seeroi:  Thanks for joining me.  Should I...
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What to Bring to Japan: An 8-Item Checkist

If you’re planning to visit Japan, there’s definitely some stuff you should and should not bring.  And moving to Japan?  Whoa, then you really need to consider what to stuff into your gym bag.  But not to worry!  As always, Ken Seeroi is here for you, doing all that pesky thinking business so you can...
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Two Japanese Life Skills You Must Master

If you want to be a success in Japan, there are only two things you really need to nail.  The unfortunate small problem is, they’re opposites.  But perhaps a colorful story will help to illustrate. So I was in a “standing bar” a couple of weeks ago, which is like a normal bar, or really...
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