Living Japan #6: Mission Apartment, Part Two

My note on finding a home in Japan (Living Japan #3: Mission Apartment) remains as the most-read post on this blog, so there must be many who had the same questions and struggles as I did. Hope that note helped you to some extent. I'll continue with the next steps: filling up the house and … Continue reading Living Japan #6: Mission Apartment, Part Two

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Living Japan #3: Mission Apartment

If you're considering a move to Japan, be ready to get on board the major first mission. I didn't have to do too much for moving to Italy and Malawi, I had found good places to live before arriving. But moving to Japan was different because my company let us live in the dormitory while … Continue reading Living Japan #3: Mission Apartment

Living in Japan: Eating with Chopsticks #2 – Non-Alien Registration

Today after lunch, a department staff kindly took me to the Hayama Town Hall to register myself as a resident. The building was familiar; I remembered seeing its image when googling about the town. There, I was comforted by the system and people's efficiency. Registering as a new long-term resident is convenient. Let me explain … Continue reading Living in Japan: Eating with Chopsticks #2 – Non-Alien Registration