What qualifications do you need to teach English in Japan?
This is probably the most common question I get.
Cat Island is the nickname for several islands in Japan, so to clarify, I’m writing about Ainoshima in Shingu Town, Fukuoka Prefecture. Home to around 100 stray cats, Ainoshima is … Continue reading
There was a tiny festival on the night of the autumnal equinox in our town, revolving around the ‘equinox flower,’ higanbana (cluster amaryllis or spider lily). It was held along … Continue reading
We got invited to go hiking up Mt. Sefuri in Kanzaki City, Saga Prefecture, along with a couple friends. It was a short and easy enough hike – 1.8 kilometers … Continue reading
You may have seen, heard about, or even eaten whale meat in Japan. I have not eaten it, and am sort of on the fence about it, as it’s unique … Continue reading
Can you earn a living as a freelancer? These are five tips to remember if that’s your goal. Of course some people freelance for extra spending cash & keep their … Continue reading
All this work to get freelance work is exhausting. I think people don’t realize that they have a choice. It might be a matter of making bills, but once you’re … Continue reading
This is specifically about being a freelance English teacher in Japan. It’s already going to end up a multi-part article. As always, if you have any questions on the topic … Continue reading
I know some of you can’t read Japanese at all… if you want me to translate future outings written in Japanese, please just comment & I’ll do so. I’m not … Continue reading