Category Archives: Asia

Taking a trip to the land of the rising sun? Here are a few travel essentials you shouldn’t forget in your packing list for Japan.

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Finding accommodation can be a stressful part of studying abroad. But, it doesn’t have to be! Here’s our simple guide on where to find study abroad housing.

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Tokyo is covered by a huge network of train, subway and bus lines. To save yourself a world of pain, check out our guide to transportation around Tokyo.

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Fear stops most women from traveling solo – but don’t let it stop you! Here, we bust those travel myths which depict solo female travel as dangerous.

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Sometimes when you travel to different cultures you can be subjected to subtle racism. Here are the small things Hanna noticed during her time in Japan.

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Life as a volunteer in the military teaches you some very unique outlooks and habits, as Selina found out during her time in the Israeli army.

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Like all non-white fellows living in an English speaking country, when asked, we give a neat answer, “I’m a Hongkonger.” Simple. Easy.

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When I chose to study at an full immersion, intensive language school in Tokyo, Japan, I thought I knew what I was getting myself into. Boy, was I wrong.

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Is Japan on your 2017 bucket list? Make sure you know the good and the not-so-good before you start studying abroad in Tokyo, on of our top travel picks for the new year

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Thinking about taking a trip to Japan? Traveling by train may be the best way, but here are some tips on surviving those Tokyo rush hour trains.

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Have you ever wondered how the rest of the world celebrates the holidays? Turns out there are some down right WACKY season traditions out there.

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