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2019.9.24

Watching Movies in Japan

Coming from the Philippines, where movies are considerably cheaper, it was a shock to find out that the average fee is \1800, 4 times more than that of Manila. If you were an avid movie-goer in the ...

2019.9.23

Go! Ame: A Useful Rain Forecast App

With summer slowly giving way to Autumn, the typhoon season is starting. Because of this, the weather is getting harder and harder to predict. I would usually check my phone’s weather app before leav...

2019.9.16

Getting Train Updates Real-Time

Japan, especially Tokyo, is famous for its efficient and punctual train system. People are expected to be on time at work or school due to this reason. However, there are instances in which there c...

2019.9.13

Getting Your Balik Manggagawa OEC from POLO

If you’ve been in Japan for a while, you might have thought at least once of going home for a short vacation. However, did you know that it’s not as simple as getting a two-way plane ticket? As the...

2019.9.10

Asia Yaosho: One of the Biggest Filipino Grocery Stores in Tokyo

For any OFW, one of the biggest things to think about is whether you fill miss Filipino home-cooking. Japanese food is definitely delicious but there’s really nothing like food from home. So where ...

2019.9.6

What is Residence Tax?

Taxes are an unavoidable expense no matter where we live. In Japan, aside from the familiar income tax, there’s another type that may come as a surprise. This is called the residence tax or the jum...

2019.9.2

What is a Commuter Pass?

If you’re planning to stay in Japan for a long time whether for work or study, it would be very useful for you to learn about the teiki or commuter pass. The teiki definitely makes it more convenien...