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2020/11/5

Living

Forbidden Food Groupings?!? Food Combinations to Avoid According to Traditional Japanese Sayings!

Some things go well together, like peanut butter and jelly! But, traditional Japanese sayings say to avoid some food pairings. Learn a few of them here!

2020/8/14

Living

How to SIM Unlock a Smartphone From docomo

Miso Dog Hi Misoko! Can I ask you a question about cellphones? Sure! I'm using SoftBank now. What do you want to ask? Misoko Miso Dog I'm currently on docomo now, but my contract is ending and I was thinking of switching to a different carrier. The problem is my smartphone is currently SIM locked to docomo. Do you have ...

2020/8/14

Living

How to SIM Unlock a Smartphone From au

Miso Dog You have docomo right? Is your phone bill high? It's not that high. It is on the lower end I guess. Why do you ask? Misoko Miso Dog I'm on au now, but my monthly bill is pretty high. I'm considering switching to another carrier. My smartphone is currently SIM locked to au. Do you know how to ...

2020/8/13

Living

How to SIM Unlock a Smartphone From SoftBank

Miso Dog Hey Misoko sensei! What phone carrier are you using? I'm using au. Why do you ask? Misoko Miso Dog Oh. I'm on SoftBank now, but I'm thinking of switching to another carrier. I think my smartphone is currently SIM locked to SoftBank... What should I do? I can help you with that. All you need to do is ...

2020/7/31

Living

JET Programme - 10 Things to Bring to Japan

Miso Dog A friend of mine is coming to Japan on the JET Programme soon! They’re super excited! That’s great! Have they already finished packing and getting ready? Misoko Miso Dog Actually, they are having trouble figuring out what things to bring to Japan. Do you have any ideas? My friend came to Japan on the JET Programme 2 years ...

2020/7/13

Living

Find an apartment in Japan

How to Find an Apartment in Japan

Miso Dog I’m living in a dormitory at Tokyo University, but I am thinking of leaving the dorms and moving into my own apartment next month. I’m so excited! That’s great! But just to let you know, it’s not always easy for foreigners to find an apartment in Japan. Sometimes the realtor or owner can refuse a contract simply because ...

2020/7/14

Living

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Opening a Bank Account in Japan Is Not Easy!? A Full Introduction for Beginners

by Soichi and Ken Source: photo-ac.com Editor’s note: The fees and other information provided in this article are subject to change at any time. We strive to keep the information as up-to-date as possible, but we cannot guarantee that it is the most recent information. If you want to get the latest information, please contact the bank you are interested ...

2020/7/13

Living

One Mistake and You're a Criminal?! Registering Your Bicycle in Japan!

by Soichi and Ken Miso Dog I just bought a used bicycle, but the other day I was stopped by a couple of police officers asking me “Is that a stolen bicycle?” Woah. That must have been rough. Did you change the name for the bicycle crime prevention registration? Misoko Miso Dog Crime prevention registration? Name change? Ah. You don’t know. The crime ...

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