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Internship Yuki C.

Yuki C. Internship Program: Unpaid Internship Company/Type: Nippon Tsusho Inc. Nationality: Canadian Yuki from Canada talks about her business internship at Nippon Tsusho in Fukuoka. Why do you like Japan? I have lived in Japan before and most of my

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Kansai Area’s Round Creation – Takoyaki

Today, we introduce a classic Japanese snack – Takoyaki (たこ焼き). This dish is extremely popular all over the country and due to its simple recipe, it can be cooked at home and eaten on the go, making it a good

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Fukuoka’s Traditional Food Stalls – Yatai

Yatai (屋台) – these special food stalls are a part of Fukuoka’s culture and are famous in all of Japan. Yatai are small and mobile stalls that are moved by car or manually pulling them through the streets. The stall

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International Meet Up

I was really happy to see that many of you decided to participate in the July exchange event, despite the unfortunate weather! I wasn’t able to talk to all the participants, but I think it was a good experience for

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Internship Zeineb S.

Zeineb S. Internship Program: Unpaid Internship Company/Type: Sunnyside Nursery & Preschool Nationality: Austrian Zeineb from Austria talks about her internship at Sunnyside nursery in Fukuoka. Why do you like Japan? I am very interested in the Japanese culture. It is

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Internship Tetsu D.

Tetsu D. Internship Program: Unpaid Internship Company/Type: Affinity Nationality: German Tetsu from Germany summarizes his marketing internship at Affinity in Fukuoka. Why do you like Japan? My mother is from Japan, so I think I have a natural interest in

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Internship Johanna F.

Johanna F. Internship Program: Unpaid Internship Company/Type: Agent Plus Nationality: German Johanna from Germany gives us a summary of her design internship at Agent Plus in Fukuoka. Why do you like Japan? I am fascinated by the Japanese art style

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Internship Mert Z.

Mert Z. Internship Program: Unpaid Internship Company/Type: Team AIBOD Nationality: German Mert from Germany talks about his internship at AIBOD and his time in Fukuoka. Why do you like Japan? The Japanese language has something to it that keeps me

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Nagasaki Lantern Festival 2018

From February 16 to March 4, you have the chance to attend the “Nagasaki Lantern Festival”. During this festival, a large number of lanterns is set up around the old and new China Town as well as at favorite tourists

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Masks and their Meaning

When people who have not been to Japan watch Japanese television, a frequent question is “why is everybody wearing masks?” In today’s article, we will answer the question of the white masks that can be seen everywhere around Japan. Many

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Staying in Japan – Visa

If you intend to stay in Japan, there’s one thing that you have to take care of before your adventure – applying for a Japanese visa. There are many different visas you can apply for. In the following, we will

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Hakata-ben is spoken in the area of Fukuoka

Hakata-ben (博多弁) is a Japanese dialect spoken in the area of Fukuoka City on the southern island of Kyushu. The Hakata dialect developed in Hakata, an old port and merchant city on the east bank of the Naka-gawa. Towards the end of

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Join the Asahi Hanami Party!

After last year’s party was a few days too early, we have decided to celebrate this year’s cherry blossom season with everybody from our school, students, staff, teachers and partners on 1 April! Bring your friends and family to enjoy

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11 Reasons Why Japanese Konbini Are Super Useful

If you stay in Japan, your closest Konbini (コンビニ) will surely become one of your best friends. In the following list, we will show up what makes the market’s concept so extremely useful. 1. Avoid getting wet in the rain

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The Japanese ways to prevent colds and flu

What does Japanese do first after greeting when they return home?
日本人が帰宅したとき、あいさつの後に最初に何をするでしょうか?

a) Go to restroom (トイレに行く)
b) Gargle & hand washing (うがいと手を洗う)
c) To drink water (水を飲む)

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