Tag Archive: Japan

Sound Walk – What do you hear? (Kids & Nature Part 3)

An easy and effective way to connect kids with the outdoors is by taking them on a sound walk. You probably have an idea of what a sound walk is simply because of… Continue reading

Connecting kids with nature: Our responsibility (Kids & Nature Part 1)

Playing outside is essential to the healthy growth of children. Children need to get outside, get dirty and discover the natural world around them. They need to, but they are not. In a… Continue reading

We’ve MOVED! –JustJapanStuff

  Hey there everyone! I just wanted to let you know that the Just Japan Podcast and now blog have moved to a new home here on the Internet. You can now find… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 97: Learning Japanese

In Episode 97 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O’Shea talks to Adam Shaw (SakanaJin on YouTube) about studying Japanese and life in Japan. Adam studied Japanese in the U.K. for a… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 96: Finding Work in Japan

In Episode 96 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O’Shea speaks with Anthony Joh about finding work in Japan. Anthony is the editor of the GaijinPot website. GaijinPot has the biggest English-language job board… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 94: Japanese New Year

In Episode 94 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O’Shea talks about New Year’s traditions in Japan. New Years is the most important holiday of the year for Japanese people. Kevin talks… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 85: Self-Publishing and Promotion

In Episode 85 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O’Shea talks with Japan-based writer Baye McNeil. A returning guest, Baye is a Japan Times columnist and author of ” Hi! My Name… Continue reading

Farewell to Summer in Japan (I won’t miss you)

Today is a national holiday and officially the Autumn Equinox 秋分の日 in Japan. While the first day of fall may be September 21st in North America it comes two days later in Japan.… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 75: Fishing in Japan

In Episode 75 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O’Shea talks to Jonathan Cooper, an Australian living and working in Japan. Jonathan is an avid salt water fisherman and sea kayaker. He… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 73: Typhoons

In Episode 73 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O’Shea talks about typhoons in Japan. Some of this episode was actually recorded outside during Typhoon Nangka which hit parts of Japan earlier… Continue reading