Can an Expat Ever Truly Feel at Home in Japan?

Can an Expat Ever Truly Feel at Home in Japan?

Have you ever thought of accepting that job in Asia? Taking all of your family to another country, with a new language, and foreign customs? Something that often holds people back from making life-changing moves is a feeling of security and acceptance. It’s a scary...
Most Difficult Cultural Differences Americans Experience in Japan

Most Difficult Cultural Differences Americans Experience in Japan

If you’re American and your company has asked you to relocate to Japan for your job, you’ll likely want to try to prepare yourself for the culture shock. If you already work with Japanese in your current office in the US, then maybe living in Japan won’t be as much as...
Surprising Cultural Differences Between Japan and USA

Surprising Cultural Differences Between Japan and USA

If you’re a salaryman in Japan, there could be a possible international relocation in your future, especially if you work for a global company like OSG USA, 7-11, Toyota, or Nissan. Toyota, for example, has a 1-year international relocation program to the USA. But...
Relocating to Japan; bet you didn’t expect these 5 things!

Relocating to Japan; bet you didn’t expect these 5 things!

Relocating to Another Country – Phew – It’s Hard! I remember the time before I moved to Mexico – I didn’t really prepare myself culturally at all, and I wish I had. I also wish I had spoken to other Americans who had previously moved to Mexico. But,...

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