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What to Wear on Your First Day of School as an ALT

By |2017-11-23T00:05:14+09:00November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Work Life|Tags: , , |

Let's say that you are a freshly recruited ALT in Japan and you are getting yourself prepared for your first day of school. You have your notebook, pencil case, and a bag of omiyage souvenirs for your coworkers. The only thing left is to choose what to wear. Then you get hit with a wave of [...]

Taking Off Shoes in Japan: Must Know Japanese Customs

By |2017-11-01T02:36:55+09:00October 31st, 2017|Categories: Japanese Culture|Tags: , |

I am sure that most people are aware of the Japanese custom of taking off shoes when entering a house. But what many foreign workers in Japan don't know is that there are MANY more situations! When you live and work in Japan, you will most likely be faced with a countless number of situations every [...]