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This “How to” series is meant for people who just arrived in Japan and do not speak the language.

We first concentrate on the most important, food. Eating out can be very inexpensive while quality is usually decent. (more…)


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Since we have gone through this experience recently, I thought I share my insights for the benefit of other gaijin (foreigners) who have to do the same.
Since we have a limited time horizon in Japan, we rather went for the cheapish segment. We bought from the following stores:

Of course there’s also IKEA in Japan, but of this we have had already our fair share in Europe….
Of course the above list of stores is by no means exhaustive, it just contains stores that were in convenient reach for us.

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