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  1. Helen~

    Easy Japanese recipes?

    (not 100% whether this is the right place for this post bc all the other posts seem so serious) I'm currently in Tokyo as an exchange student (for one year). I arrived one week ago and I'd say I've overcome the initial culture shock for the biggest part & am slowly getting used to living here...
  2. M

    Host Family letter

    So, i am applying for a year abroad high school exchange in japan for a year in 2019. I am required to write a letter in English, optional Japanese. I have decided to write one in Japanese thus my following questions; How do I end a letter in Japanese? In terms of actual content, is there...
  3. Anh Khoa

    Personals Exchange Language!

    Hello, My name is Khoa and I'm a 21 years old male international student. I originally from Vietnam but currently go to university in Australia, and taking Japanese studies as a major. I have very little knowledge about Japanese language (just finished remembering Hiragana and Katakana) but I...
  4. Jean Seah

    Searching for a 2007 exchange student to Singapore from Keio

    Hallo! I know this is a freaking impossible long shot, but in August 2007 I met an 18-year-old guy called Yu at the National Library of Singapore; he was on exchange from Keio, and he had one older sister. He asked me out, but he had just told me that he was only staying for 3 more weeks, and I...
  5. T

    Interested in volunteering in Japan (long term)

    Hi guys , I'm very interested in returning to Japan (visited in 2011 for 3 months , as a tourist and volunteer) . This time I'd like to stay longer and learn the language. Does anyone know of any programmes where you can volunteer in return for food and accommodation? cheers!
  6. Davey

    Exchange yen to euro

    Just a quick question. Going back to for the holidays and want to know the best place to exchange yen to euro. Thanks in advance.
  7. MilesOfSmiles

    Japanese School / English Exchange

    Hey everyone, First post here, so thanks in advance for your patience... Introduction: Never been to Japan, but am currently learning Japanese, because I want to go. I'm interested in interactions with native Japanese people. I'm going to a Japanese language school here in the US, and I...
  8. K

    Looking for Haruhiko Yamashita my foreign exchange student

    Hi everyone! My name is Korinna and in 1990 I lived on El Toro marine base in Irvine, California, USA. I was 5 years old. We had two Japanese exchange students come and stay with us. The one who I remember most is named Haruhiko Yamashita. I'm not 100% sure but I think he was a senior in high...
  9. P

    Best way to exchange USD to JPY each month?

    Hello everyone! In addition to my job in Japan I also work remotely for a company in the USA. Therefore each month I would like to exchange my pay in USD into JPY. What is the best way to go about this? Up until now, I have been simply withdrawing through my local 7-11 ATM. This works OK...
  10. sukarro

    Is it possible to self-organize a scheme to attend a high school during my gap year?

    Information about myself: Currently 17/18 years old and will be 18/19 when I visit Japan. My ethnic mix is Japanese and British. I do have Japanese citizenship. Have only basic language proficiency. Will be attending a language school during my stay. Will be staying with my Japanese...
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