Hyogo Autumn Festivals 2018

Autumn Festival Season is just around the corner. Here are some festivals you can attend in Hyogo! Currently events listed are for the long weekend. Akashi Area Akashi Castle Festival http://www.hyogo-park.or.jp/akashi/ When: October 6th – October 7th (10am to 4:15pm) Where: Akashi Castle Park Price: Free Next year Akashi Castle will celebrate it’s 400th anniversary of […]

Tokyo Orientation Costs + Reimbursements

Overview While the JET Programme does cover a lot, if not most, of the costs in regards to moving and settling in Japan there are some things you will have to be responsible for. Keep in mind this post is for Hyogo JETs so if you are assigned to another prefecture it might be a […]

Volunteering Opportunities in Hyogo

For those who are interested in volunteering whilst on the JET Program, here are some opportunities for you! The organisations or initiatives currently listed are friendly for English Speaking people, so don’t be afraid to participate! If you would like to feature a particular volunteer initiative in Hyogo/Kansai – please comment or contact us! Charity […]

After JET Guide

The JET Programme site has helpful information on the main aspects of departing the JET programme such as Pension Refund,  Reverse Culture Shock and Post JET Employment  http://jetprogramme.org/en/ajg/ 

The Hyogo Times: April & May

The Hyogo Times has double the fun this month! Check out the April issue for a review of Kansai’s Cat Cafes, 5 album recommendations, and an exclusive interview with JET alum and author Kevin Lang. The May issue features highlights of the AJET Block 6 Kinosaki Car Rally, what you need to know about the […]

The Hyogo Times: March

Check out the March issue of the Hyogo Times for reviews on Hokkaido’s Yuki Matsuri, four incredible concerts, and travel reviews of Malaysia, Myanmar, and Singapore, the latest installment of The Durants, and more. As always, head over to the Hyogo Times Website for more articles and past issues.

The Hyogo Times: February

Check out the February issue of the Hyogo Times for a preview of the PunkSpring concert line-up, travel reviews of Malaysia and Thailand, the latest installment of The Durants, and more. As always, head over to the Hyogo Times Website for more articles and past issues.

The Hyogo Times: January

Check out the January issue of the Hyogo Times for an interview with Tokyo band DYGL, a review on the Serial podcast, Kobe Luminarie and Ako Gishi-sai photospreads, and more. As always, head over to the Hyogo Times Website for more articles and past issues.