If you’re interested in teaching English in Japan, there’s a lot you need to know. Read on for information on how to qualify, the types of positions available, where to apply, and how to make the most of your experience abroad.
Children face their own challenges when moving to a new country. If you’re moving to Japan with children, these two personal accounts—one from a child’s view, another from a single parent’s—can help you prepare.
Learn about the core values of Japanese culture-thinking of others, doing your best, not giving up, respecting your elders, knowing your role, and working in a group-and how to engage them in your daily social interactions when abroad.
Making the move abroad is filled with practical hurdles, like finding a place to live and to work, but what about making friends, becoming part of the community, thriving in your new home? From Japan to Mexico, here are the thoughts and experiences of five women on making the cultural transition to living abroad.
Same-sex attraction and love has long been a part of Japanese Buddhism and samurai tradition, according to historical and literary references. Compared to the United States, Japanese society seems rather nonchalant toward gender, as far as dress and mannerisms go.