Living in Japan

How can we call overseas without paying too much for it?
Read on for some ideas!

Household goods in western Japan use 60Hz frequency,100 volt electricity. Foreign electrical goods may be designed for use with a different voltage, and may not be useable here.

People looking for a residence to rent in Japan usually think about their budget and the size of the rooms,
location with regards to public transport, and parking availability, then take these concerns up with a real estate agent to help them find a place. Some people also utilize specialty publications devoted to housing information, or have their office or place of work recommend something for them.

Visas to Japan have a limit of 1 or 3 years. For those wishing to stay on in Japan after their visa expires, renewal of your visa’s period of residence is required. If you stay longer than the permitted period, please be warned that you face deportation.

Exchange student “A” was riding her bike to a part-time job one night. All of a sudden, a car emerges from a side street and bumps into her, hitting her in the chest.

KJ200610: Let's try onsen!

Most Japanese just love onsen(hot springs baths)and o-furo(public baths, or those in the home).
Relaxing in the hot water, one can let the day’s exhaustion just melt away.

In cold weather an o-furo will warm the soul. Won’t you give the“naked association”of the Japanese bath a try?

Foreigners living in Japan need to apply for a reentry permit any time they leave the country on a short trip.

If you fail to obtain a re-entry permit, your visa will be nullified when you leave the country and you will have to go through the hassle of getting a new one.

In order to switch your foreign license into a Japanese license, you must submit the necessary documents to the driving center in your area.