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Most Dreamers Don’t Succeed

October 11, 2017
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A splash of cold water right in the face to anyone who thinks they're going to be a moviestar, an Instagram model, or the next big sensation in any field.
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Foreigners in Japan are Helpers, Nothing More

September 21, 2017
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As an expat in Japan, do you just keep your head down and do your job, stifling your soul but enjoying the benefits of living in a safe and prosperous country, or take a stand and try to be a leader in a system that wasn’t designed for you?
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What Would Happen if I didn’t Renew my Contract in Japan?

September 18, 2017
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Pondering the different paths my life could take in the next few weeks as I decide to stay on in Japan another year, leave to work freelance, or make some attempt at living in San Francisco.
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The Life of a YouTuber isn’t One I’d Want

August 28, 2017
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Many readers probably monitor my social media channels like YouTube and Instagram. Here's why I don't take a more active role in promoting myself.
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Making New Friends in Japan: Next to Impossible

August 24, 2017
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I've been in Japan for about five months, but I've been a traveler for years. Some of my experience may benefit newbies considering leaving friendships in favor of adventure.
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4 Differences between Working at Eikaiwa and Being an ALT

April 18, 2017
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Teaching English in Japan comes with its own set of rules. Have you thought about a private language school, or a program like JET?
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First Days as an ALT in Japan

April 5, 2017
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Everything seems different the second time around teaching English in Japan. Here are some of my thoughts after just a few days in the country.
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How Gambling Varies in Different Countries

March 11, 2017
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I've seen the ways citizens of several different countries gamble in my travels. Do you prefer sports betting, blackjack, or something else entirely?
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How Travel Bloggers Present Unobtainable Lives

March 7, 2017
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We all know the Internet presents a skewed view of reality, but just how much of that is true for well known travel bloggers? Once A Traveler weighs in.
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How to Make Money Streaming Videos Online

February 28, 2017
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How to Make Money Streaming Videos Online

Is it possible to gain a following with online instructional videos abroad? Providing information newbies to Japan trying to understand how to buy a ticket in the train station, order in a restaurant, and introduce themselves?
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