Austin was part of our initial training group for ECC in Nagoya, we all arrived in Japan at the same time and we all made the move to Tokyo at the same time. Austin is originally from Aberdeen, Scotland. He’s lived in Japan for over three years and currently works as a professional photographer and
I stumbled upon your blog today. I’ve got an offer to teach in Japan at NOVA. I’ve been doing some reading and it’s not a highly ranked place to work amongst teachers currently in Japan. I saw that you guys were both working with ECC.
Would you say it was a pleasant experience? How easy/difficult was
When we first moved to Japan, our expat friends in Nagoya highly recommend the Japanese by Renzo inc. app to help our Japanese language skills. It was by far the best Japanese app we purchased. Even though it’s expensive, it is well worth the cost (currently $7.99). I still use it all the time.
1. The Amount of Fried Food
Not all Japanese food is healthy. Who knew? And Japanese fried food is just as tasty as all other Japanese food! Blaine’s official favorite Japanese food is misokatsu, even above sushi and ramen (I know, how can anything beat sushi!). Misokatsu, a Nagoya specialty, is a breaded and fried pork cutlet
1. No Tipping
Tipping is not a Japanese custom. If you try to leave a tip you will most likely have it returned to you. It can actually be considered rude to tip in Japan. An additional service charge is added at most restaurants so there’s no need for a tip. You do not need to