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Donations and Volunteering for West Japan Floods

Callum Hull (Hiroshima) As many of you may know, on the 6th and 7th of July 2018, West Japan was hit with record rainfall as—three times the expected rainfall for July. The Chugoku region of ...
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New Year in Japan

Jasmin Hayward, Ishikawa Three current JETs tell CONNECT what it was like experiencing their first New Year in Japan: the highs and lows, the food, the unexpected advertising, and of course, the obligatory shrine and temple ...
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Melanie Marino (Osaka) It may be February, but don't be fooled – influenza is still rife throughout the land. Continue to take care to avoid it, and keep these tips in mind for next season ...
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Coconut Curry

Montana Malarkey-Kessler (Kyoto) Ingredients:  Vegetables Onions, carrots, bell peppers, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, broccoli, broccolini, celery, mushrooms, squash, pumpkin, snow peas, cauliflower, spinach, kale, chickpeas, green peas, green beans, lentils, eggplant, etc. Anything you’ve got! Spices/Seasonings ...
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Gynecology in Japan – Just Do It!

Anonymous “Just take a deep breath and relax for me, please.” I complied; I inhaled and fixed my gaze firmly on the featureless slate of plastered ceiling above my head. My first thought was they should ...
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