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What You Need To Know About Exchanging Business Cards in Japan

Posted by Michael Gakuran

One of the perennial topics in Japanese business etiquette is the exchange of business cards. Getting this right is a key step in expanding your business connections in Japan.

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Usuzumi Zakura ~ One of the Three Great Cherry Trees of Japan

Usuzumi Zakura ~ One of the Three Great Cherry Trees of Japan

Posted by John Asano

Usuzumi Zakura is truly an impressive cherry tree and should be seen by any fan of cherry blossoms in Japan. Bring along a picnic basket and blue plastic sheet and make the most of the beautiful hanami season.

Secret Diary of an English Teacher: The Training

Secret Diary of an English Teacher: The Training

Posted by Secret Diary of an English Teacher

Our secret teacher continues his journey in Japan. In this article he goes to his first company group training program and met some rather interesting colleagues.

Decoding Japanese Hair Salon Menus

Decoding Japanese Hair Salon Menus

Posted by Lynn Allmon

Spring is in full swing here in Japan and it's the perfect time to start fresh with a new style, but both the language barrier and the number of unfamiliar options available, getting a haircut in Japan can be intimidating.

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