Fukuoka International School (FIS) began its story in 1972 amidst the rapidly growing international community of Kyushu. Since then, the non-profit school has grown from under 30 students to approximately 300 with…

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Fukuoka International School: Celebrating 50 years of Inspiring Global Minds

By Alexandra Ziminski

Creative Lounge MOV/KOKUYO This work space allows you to enter an environment of creativity, ideas and knowledge. By gathering people from all walks of life in one gorgeous location, it creates a…

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Your September 2021 Guide to Creative Space 8/ in Shibuya Hikarie

By Weekender Editor

Since the beginning of foreign trade in Japan, Nagasaki Prefecture has been an important link between the country and East Asia. When you aren’t learning about history, what is there to do…

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Top Must-Try Experiences in Nagasaki Prefecture

By Lisandra Moor

Coinciding with innovations in big data, artificial intelligence and robotics have come major changes in education, namely an increasing emphasis on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) in secondary education and closing gaps…

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Laurus International School of Science Signals New Era of Education in Japan

By Taylor Stewart

For first-time visitors to Tohoku, Miyagi Prefecture is often at the top of the list. It lies within easy reach of Tokyo and is a convenient stepping stone to the rest of…

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Explore 3 Miyagi Destinations: Sendai, Matsushima and Onagawa

By Lisa Wallin

Did you come straight here after watching our other softcream adventures on YouTube? Or are you just finding us for the first time? Either way, welcome to the local softcream flavors exploration mission. Softcream originally…

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Softcream Adventures: Tasting Saitama’s Local Softcream Flavors

By Weekender Editor

One of the most trusted and important public services, Japan Post has been around for exactly 150 years now. That anniversary coincides with Japan hosting the International Stamp Exhibition for the 6th…

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PHILANIPPON 2021: Japan Post Celebrates Its 150 Years Anniversary with a Special Stamp Exhibition

By Weekender Editor

We are all on our own path to sustainability. As a person who is passionate about makeup, beauty products have been the hardest sector of my home life to replace with environmentally…

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Cosme Kitchen’s Sustainable Initiatives in Japanese Beauty Retail

By Lisandra Moor