Coronavirus in Japan: current situation

***** Article first published on March 20, 2020 and updated on April 1st, 2021 ***** Due to the constantly changing nature of events, please see here for the latest information on Japan’s travel advisories. We know you're probably wondering about the coronavirus...

Coronavirus in Korea: current situation

***** Article first published on March 20, 2020 and updated on April 1st, 2021 ***** We know many people are wondering about the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in Korea, so we wanted to give you the latest update from inside the country. Life continues as normal...

Learn a language during self-quarantine to prepare for your next trip

Many of us don't know when we'll be able to travel abroad again next time. But that doesn't have to mean that we should forget our dream! What's a better way of spending a lot of time indoors, than to learn a language for your future travel? And by learning new...

Everything you need to know about JLPT 2020

The Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is the test used globally to measure your Japanese ability. It can be used in visa applications and job applications to measure non-native Japanese speaker's abilities. This article will guide you through everything you...

Get packing: Your Japan travel checklist

When traveling to Japan, you’ll need to make sure you pack properly and while there are some items you might expect to pack for any trip, our Japan travel checklist makes sure that you have everything you need, especially when traveling in Japan. Cash and Credit Card...

Our top 10 things to do in Japan

Now Japan is a big country with many islands, but there are some things you need to do when traveling or studying over there. Here's our top ten not to miss experiences. 1. Food Food in Japan is so much more than sushi. There’s okonomiyaki, shabu shabu, takoyaki,...

Learning Hangul: The best apps to learn Korean

Hangul is a brilliant language that is intriguingly constructed. Unlike Japanese or Chinese, it’s made up of syllable blocks and you’ll want to start by learning these first. From there it's much like any other language where vocab, grammar and conversation practice...

How to decide where to study abroad

The world really is your oyster when you’re trying to decide where to study abroad. But it can be tough deciding on one place when there are so many different options for you to explore. We take a look at some of the main things you should consider when deciding where...

44 countries, 1 continent: Europe travel tips

With 44 countries in Europe, there's much to be explored so here are our top tips for travelling around Europe if you're hoping to visit a few countries while you're here.  Different currencies Firstly, there's money! A must if you want to do anything. While much of...

The career benefits of studying abroad

It’s needless to say that studying abroad is beneficial for personal development, but what about professional? The career benefits of studying abroad are significant too, with overseas study experience sure to make an impression in many ways. Foreign language ability...

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