What is Live Work Play Japan?
Martin and Charlie started this website to help people with the strategies to find success and a life that they love in Japan.
Mastering Japanese isn’t the goal, understanding what other people want to say and being able to express yourself via the mode of Japanese is!read more
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
Charlie talks to Arthur Zetes about how he’s built a 6-figure business teaching English in Japan and actually helped Japanese people to connect with foreigners.
Martin and Charlie talk about entrepreneurship, how you can provide enough value to make more money and become financially independent, and finding bigger and better opportunities in Japan.
Take a look at the articles that are most popular with expats here in Japan
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.
Why Do You Need a Plan B to the JET Program to Teach in Japan? It’s a Lottery! Do you want to leave your Japan journey up to chance?
Have you ever thought that maybe you deserve to get more money, but there’s just no way you’re going to get a raise from your company? You don’t need to beg, you need a side-gig!
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...
Can you get a job in Japan without knowing Japanese in 2017? The short answer is a resounding YES, but there is more to it than that. Let us explain:
There’s a massive rush for full-time positions for April every year, and once you got your gig, should you put up with anything your school throws at you for your ¥3m a year?
Do you know your basic rights in Japan and how do you secure them?