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Moving to Tokyo, Japan

An expat in Tokyo talks about the high cost of housing, living close to work, property searches and mansion apartments. (Read More)

Moving to Kanagawa Perfecture, Japan

Another expat in Kanagawa Perfecture advised, " Think small. A lot of American furniture won't fit in the pats here. I would come with my important papers & luggage. get your place then shop & have furniture delivered. Or by used from craigslist or recycle or 2nd hand stores. There are plenty! There are food places all over mexican, Italian, Ind" (Read More)

Moving to Fuji City, Japan

An expat living in Fuji City commented, "Make sure all taken care by the company. If not don't make a move." (Read More)

Moving to Tokyo, Japan

An expat in Tokyo wrote, "When choosing a home, pick something near a train station, as this is the easiest way to get around. Most Tokyoites spend at least an hour commuting by train, so don't let the distance worry you. Most real estate agents only speak Japanese, so bring a translator with you. Expect the kitchens to b" (Read More)

Moving to Tokyo, Japan

Another expat in Tokyo advised, "Real estate agencies will show you everything even places that don't meet your requirements, ex:2 bedrooms instead or 3, no parking, etc...

See the floor plans before seeing any of them, it will save you a lot of time.

And once you have narrowed it down, visit the flat a time when you kn" (Read More)

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Moving-to-JapanMoving to Japan

If you're moving to Japan this is a must-read article highlighting tips from expats in Japan. Topics covered include driver's licenses, healthcare in Japan, international schools and more.

If you're moving to Japan this is a must-read article highlighting tips from expats in Japan. Topics covered include driver's licenses, healthcare in Japan, international schools and more. ...

International-Schools-in-Tokyo,-JapanInternational Schools in Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo has many international schools and bi-lingual schools for expat students. Here are several of the more popular options.

Tokyo has many international schools and bi-lingual schools for expat students. Here are several of the more popular options. ...

Moving-To-JapanExpats Talk about What it's Like Moving to Japan

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Moving-To-TokyoAn Expat Talks about Moving to Tokyo, Japan

An expat in Tokyo talks about the high cost of housing, living close to work, property searches and mansion apartments.

Moving-to-JapanMoving to Japan

If you're moving to Japan this is a must-read article highlighting tips from expats in Japan. Topics covered include driver's licenses, healthcare in Japan, international schools and more.

Top-10-Tokyo-Neighborhoods-For-ExpatsTop 10 Tokyo Neighborhoods For Expats

Expats in Tokyo have several neighborhoods worth considering when they move abroad. Individual needs, such as proximity to work, international schools in Tokyo and other factors will help determine the best choice for each expat and expat family.

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Living in Japan GuideLiving in Japan Guide

Did you know that washers and dryers are often placed on the balcony or in the kitchen in Japan? Did you know that trains are the best way to travel in Japan? Expats in Japan share their tips for living in Japan. (more)

Moving to JapanMoving to Japan Guide

If you're moving to Japan this is a must-read article highlighting tips from expats in Japan. Topics covered include driver's licenses, healthcare in Japan, international schools and more. (more)

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