Is it your dream to teach English in Japan?

Why do people move to Japan?

My friend Shogo told me his theory on why people move to Japan to become English teachers. He speaks English well and made a lot of English teacher friends. This is what the English teachers had in common.

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Am I Qualified to Teach English in Japan?

What qualifications do you need to teach English in Japan?

This is probably the most common question I get.

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Engrish on Food Packaging

It’s far too common that the text in English sounds a bit off.

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

How The Flu Cost Me Over 105,000 Yen

No one said getting sick is cheap, but I thought I’d break down my costs (or losses) based on catching the flu at an inconvenient time. (Really, when is the … Continue reading

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Screenshot Engrish

It’s not only when I’m outside that I notice Engrish. Here are a couple shots taken from the comfort of my own home.   Sure, the pronunciation difference between ‘ankle’ … Continue reading

March 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Time for a Holiday / Vacation?

There are a few main types of travel for those of us living in Japan, and each has it’s pros and cons, of course.

March 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

How to Create a Great Self Introduction

Welcome to Japan! Are you ready to introduce yourself (a lot)?

March 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Local and Seasonal Flavors

What are the local seasonal flavors your area is famous for?

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Engrish Underpants

This is a small fraction of funny Engrish on underwear packaging I’ve seen in Japan.

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Pop-Up Shrine for Valentine’s Day

Have you ever seen a temporary pop-up shrine?

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Chocolate and Valentine’s Day in Japan

It’s about that time of year again – Valentine’s Day in Japan.

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Baby Engrish

A small collection of baby related Engrish that made me smile.

February 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

My ebook, No Time For Love


#catnap kinda day. #kyunyan #lomo

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