What qualifications do you need to teach English in Japan?
This is probably the most common question I get.
While living in Japan as a foreigner, there are little things you can do to earn some kind of credit at least, doing a type of side hustle online. You’ll … Continue reading
You may have heard of Kondo Marie, as she’s quite famous for her decluttering method in Japan. I even saw her on the Ellen Show while watching clips on youtube. … Continue reading
In spring of 2011, 5th and 6th grade elementary school students in Japan began studying “Foreign Language Activities” or English conversation lessons. Starting in April of this year, third and … Continue reading
My first year in Japan I didn’t even get a library card for some reason. I’m a huge library fan and usually that’s a priority when I move somewhere new. … Continue reading
Years ago I did some career quiz and saved this screenshot. I’m not saying that teaching English abroad is a career, because I don’t believe that it is. At the … Continue reading
In Japan, one of the weird things I often notice and appreciate is the background music, or BGM. It creates never ending entertainment or frustration. There is of course, background … Continue reading
I had some frequent flyer miles with United Airlines, not a ton, but some that were going to expire with no activity soon. I researched a bit about where we … Continue reading
Motenai! Don’t let that bike go to waste! I am not fond of driving. This includes in the US and in Japan (even if I have only driven in left … Continue reading
Two years ago, I returned to Japan as an ALT, but that didn’t last long. I finished up the school year on a short contract, then I decided not to … Continue reading