Looking For A Place To Stay In Tokyo? Try Cozy Shinjuku (コージー新宿).

Originally posted on Etui Trove:
[I receive no payment or compensation for this review. All opinions are entirely mine.] http://www.airbnb.com/rooms/2352536 I came across this affordably priced Shinjuku apartment while scouring through Airbnb. So here’s a full review of the place where I stayed for 9 nights during my recent Tokyo trip. 1. Location Location and station proximity description as in Airbnb…

Japan’s hellish job hunting process “shuukatsu” gets animated, terrifies netizens 【Video】

Originally posted on SoraNews24:
During Japan university students’ final year, many go through a long, physically and mentally draining process of finding a job before they graduate; a process known as “shuukatsu.” Students don matching black suits and attend job fairs, company briefing sessions and employment seminars en masse in the hopes of obtaining a…

Niponica – Nipponia

Since I discovered during my studies that the japanese consulate general in Düsseldorf sends out a magazine, to promote japanese culture,  I made sure to receive every issue and read it with delight as soon as it arrived at my doorsteps (and it’s even free of charge!). The first Issue I read was Nr. 43…