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2016 Holiday Guide

Best Living Japan's 2016 Holiday Guide

Here is our 2016 Holiday Guide. We`ve listed everything you need to get a start to the holiday season; where to purchase a christmas tree and decorations, where to see illuminations, and English Christmas church services in Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto and Osaka. Happy Holidays! Where to Buy Christmas Trees in …

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Preparing for Winter – Top 10 Japan Essentials

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Winter is just around the corner. Wanted to share my curated recommendations on preparing for winter – 10 Items to make living in Japan more comfortable. Below are products that have excellent customer reviews in Amazon.co.jp, and are shipped for free immediately from Amazon.  If you have your recommendations, please …

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Careco Carshare – Car Rental by the Hour

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Careco car share makes renting a car easy. Careco, along with ORIX and Times Plus have locations throughout Japan and many in Tokyo. Unlike ORIX, Careco allows you to use the car for up to 6 hours without a distance charge, and customers can use their mobile phone to unlock the vehicle instead of …

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Japanese Kindergarten Application and Interview Process

Japanese Kindergarten Application and Interview Process

Thinking about applying for Japanese Kindergarten? If so, now is the time to attend kindergarten open schools and apply! It is now application and interview season for private yochien (Japanese Kindergarten) for April 2017 entry.  Please note that most kindergartens release their application forms and relevant school information the first half of October, …

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