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Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019

Sand, Seafood, and Sightseeing – A Trip to Tottori

While Tottori is not the first thing that comes to peoples’ minds when they think of tourism in Japan, Kathy Rice shares her travels around the Tottori Sand Dunes, a destination gradually gaining popularity around Japan.

A Pottery Class in Japan

Interested in Japanese Pottery, but don't know where to get started? Take a look at Eric Wade's article "A Pottery Class in Japan". It will give you great insight into the world of clay and pottery in the land of the rising sun.

Poll Me: To try it, or not to try it?

How do you handle being offered new foods to eat? Join us on today's "Poll Me" by Riza Ugalino and share your answers to the question "To try it, or not to try it?"

Do you “gaijin smash”?

Life is Japan is all about compromise, but sometimes we just need to let lose and do things the way we want to. That's when the "Gaijin Smash" comes into play. On today's "Poll Me" cast your vote to answer the question "Do you Gaijin Smash?"

What do you like the most about Fall?

Fall is the season of beautiful colours, a temperate climate and amazing food. In our latest "Poll Me" by Riza Ugalino, go ahead and vote on "What you like the most about the Fall season?"

Poll Me: How would you survive the summer heat?

Summer in Japan is synonymous with heat, but can you imagine dealing with that heat without an air conditioner? Join us in our first poll of the new weekly series "Poll Me" by Riza Ugalino.

Fitness in the Great Outdoors

Lauren is back with another fitness submission, this time with tips for taking advantage of the warmer weather with outdoor exercise!

The Many Faces of Post-JET Employment

In this insightful article, Leslie Wier gives wise and real advice for post-JET success based on career goals and personality type.

An Easy Guide for Filing Your Tax Return for American JETs

It's spring and with the beautiful blossoms beginning to emerge, so too is the dreaded tax season. But fear not, at least all you American JETs. This year we've got you covered with an easy-to-follow tax guide, written especially for you by Hiroshima ALT and future block 9 representative, Maia Martucci and her father, Joe Martucci who is a Vice President of Finance with a Masters in Taxation.

Weights Review

Our resident fitness expert, Lauren Frederick, is back this week with a rundown of how to create your very own home gym. Take a look inside for some handy advice and a review of the best weights to stock your personal workout haven.