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Martin and Charlie started this website to help people with the strategies to find success and a life that they love in Japan.

How To Deal With Culture Shock in Japan

There will always be things about living in a foreign country that will bug you or frustrate you enough that you start to question whether it’s time to move away. Before you make that tough decision, give this choice the reflective and honest attention it deserves.

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How To Level Up Your Job And Life In Japan

If, like in the movie Fight Club, Tyler Durden pulled you out of your low-paying job, put a gun to your head and told you that he would kill you if you didn’t improve your life, what would you do? Where would you start?

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Listen to Charlie and Martin talking with successful expats in Japan – whether you want to teach or start your own business, we talk about it here

For Expats!

Take a look at the articles that are most popular with expats here in Japan

How to Do Your Taxes in Japan and Save Money

Looking at your taxes in Japan can be a daunting and confusing experience. Let us show you how to do it and save money doing your taxes in Japan!

Is The Word Gaijin Actually Racist?

For some foreigners living in Japan for the long-term, this word carries strong negative connotations with it, and many consider it an offensive racial slur.

How to Buy Bitcoin in Japan

You’ve heard of bitcoin but you have no idea if or how to get some in Japan. Is it a speculative bubble, or is there more to it than that?

Why and How To Start a School in Japan

The New Pioneers Academy Journey

Our Most Popular Podcast

The Grandpa Method with Marco Ferreira

Your Working Rights in Japan

Everything You Need To Know

Summer Travel in Japan Guide

The coolest places to go when you’re in Japan for 10 days!

The Smart Guide to Teaching English in Japan

Our ultimate guide to getting the best teaching job of your career in Japan.

The Tokyo Friends Guide

How to meet people and make friends in the biggest, and sometimes loneliest, city on earth!

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We regularly post new articles about all aspects of life in Japan.

Which TEFL Should I Get To Work In Japan?

Have you ever thought about getting a TEFL course? Maybe you were told you needed one to get a teaching job abroad? It will certainly help both native and non-native English speakers to procure better paying jobs in Japan and around the world.

What Can You Achieve in Five Years in Japan

From Teaching in Japan to Freelancing and Building Businesses while getting the best paid teaching jobs In this podcast I'm going to talk about: Getting started in Japan at Peppy Kid's Club (not the worst place to start). Getting fired but being rehired by working...

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