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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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Outings (13)

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

October 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

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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

October 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

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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

September 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Whale Meat in Japan

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

September 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

How to Earn a Living as a Freelancer

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

September 6, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Benefits of a Good Decision Tree

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

August 30, 2017 · 2 Comments

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Fireworks! PS: This is blog post number 100!

August 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Pros & Cons of Being a Freelancer

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

August 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

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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

August 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

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PS: I spelled something wrong, it should be たべほうだい。Do you like kushikatsu? I have no idea what that is in English… random deep fried things on sticks. I think it … Continue reading

August 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

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