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Japanese Vocabulary about Post Offices- Cheat Sheet (Part 2)

Need more help with navigating post offices in Japan?
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Japanese Vocabulary about Post Offices- Cheat Sheet (Part 1)

Need more help with Japanese vocabulary about post offices in Japan? In this cheat sheet, we have listed some common phrases and words for you to use there. Japan has one of the best postal services in the world, and there are approximately 24,000 post offices in Japan. Post offices in Japan also offer financial services such […]
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Vocabulary for Tokyo Immigration Office, Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau FAQ

If you are a new resident to Japan – visiting the Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau  (東京(とうきょう)入国(にゅうこく)管理(かんり)局(きょく)) / (Tokyo Immigration Office) is likely something that you will have to do. In this blog post we hope to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about Immigration in Tokyo and to give you vocabulary that you […]
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2022 New Year in Japan: Japanese New Year Postcards (Nengajo) Tradition

December and January are the busiest times for the Japanese post offices and it all come to one reason: the tradition of New Year‘s postcards (nengajo). And yes, it’s probably the biggest item on the calendar of annual events! New Year wishes postcard: 年賀状 年賀状 is composed of year 年,  congratulations 賀 and 状, meaning circumstances. With the […]
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Japanese Essentials: Sending a Postal Package in Japan

Sending something abroad… Sample Dialogue Vocabulary & Useful Phrases   Sending something abroad… Many challenges await expatriates in Japan. The small actions of daily life may become mountains to cross, and one of them is dealing with the Japanese post office. Sending a letter might not be difficult, but sending a package can prove to be […]
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MyJLPT: 2024 JLPT Results – How to Check Your Scores and What to Do Next.

Need to check your JLPT results? Don't worry this blog is here to help! Learn how to check your JLPT results with this guide now.
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Japanese Language for Emergency Situations

Japan, known for its rich culture, advanced technology, and beautiful landscapes, is a popular destination for tourists worldwide. However, like any country, it’s not immune to emergencies. Being prepared with some basic Japanese language skills can make a significant difference in navigating these situations. This blog post provides essential phrases and tips to help you […]
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Guide to Climbing Mt. Fuji for Foreigners: When and How to Do It

In Japan, there is a saying about Mount Fuji that goes, “If one does not climb Mt. Fuji at least once then they are a fool, but if they climb it twice they are also a fool.”  一度も登らぬ馬鹿に、二度登る馬鹿 Ichi-do mo noboranu baka ni, nido noboru baka  Climbing Mt. Fuji, otherwise known as Fuji-san (富士山) in Japanese, […]
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Guide to Attending Japanese Wedding: Phrases, Etiquette & Things to Avoid

If you ever get invited to a wedding in Japan, there might be some words and terms that are good to know before you attend.
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How to Apply for the JLPT Online! 2023 JLPT Test Dates and Registration

The next JLPT will be held on December 2022. Ready to apply? Here's a guide on how to reguster for the JLPT online.
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Japanese Bank Vocabulary: Cheatsheet and Quiz

Learn essential Japanese words and phrases for the next time you need to do a bank errand in Japan.
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Japanese cheat sheets: 1 source for everything

From visiting the hospital to buying over-the-counter drugs in Japan, daily tasks can be daunting if you're not equipped with the right Japanese vocabulary.
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