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Starting to get annoyed

I know I shouldn’t get annoyed but I am starting to get there. I still have not found out my placement (tentative placement), PKC said they tentative placements are announced around 4 weeks before departure, which I completely understand as they said placements are hard to find and are set for the individual. 345 more words

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Working in a Japanese Company - Part 2

Hello Everyone! I just completed my second month at my job here in Osaka, Japan and I am back with more thoughts and observations about working in a Japanese company. 703 more words


Working in Japan: Getting Started as a Freelance Translator on oDesk

Thanks for sticking with me through this Working in Japan series!  I was wrote it as I was going through the job hunting process myself, during which I received a few hiring offers.   933 more words


One of the thinnest apartment buildings in the world.

When people talk about going on a diet for a living this isn’t exactly what comes to mind. There are apartment complexes like this all across Japan.


Japan Pictures - Weekly Gallery #1- Osaka, Japan

I’ve decided to start posting a weekly gallery of places I go to throughout the week here in Japan. Back home I was always rushing places in my car but now I walk everywhere I go. 240 more words

Abroad In Japan

Costs for moving to Japan

So how much money has it cost me? When applying to a Japanese company they make it clear that you need to bring 250,000 – 350,000 yen with you to Japan as start up costs, they don’t tell you how much its going to cost before you actually get to Japan. 755 more words

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Fun in Japan (Sort-of): Yahoo!Japan BB vs Comcast

So, today I had the fun-filled job of trying to find a new cable package.  Right now, we only have Comcast, at its most basic functionality.  891 more words