Japan, the land of the rising sun have been attracting a lots of foreigners to live and work there as a happy expat since the 60’s even myself wanted to migrate there when I grow up but why? What’s the real reason? What are the driving force behind it? Below will be a simple top 10 reasons why people choose to live and work there in short explanation.
1] Modern cities equipped with the latest tech
It is no secret that Japan have the latest technological advancement in the world from your cellphone to the futuristic android that are now becoming a reality. Thanks to their innovation the Japanese have constantly re-inventing how we live our everyday life.
2] High income
The average salary men & teacher are able to earn up to 250,000 Japanese Yen per month and if you are working in the IT ( Information & Technology ) sector you might be able to earn twice or triple the amount mention just now.
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3] Good medical insurance scheme
Japan have a good national insurance scheme which is govern by the government that consider everyone including foreigner (must be employed) benefit from an insurance coverage. It can do you good as you will only need to pay 30% of your medical fees but of course you will need to pay a flat rate each month.
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4] Cultural and traditional events
There are tons of cultural & traditional events all year round the whole country with special festival celebrated in different prefectures. Popular celebration such as the Obon festival are well receive by the Japanese and can be a great fun.
5] Lots of public holiday
The are always public holidays in almost every month.
6] Healthy foods
The Picture above is call an Oppai Purin which is eaten as dessert but I’m sure the real one will taste better than this. The different diet of the Japanese definitely make them much more healthier compare to the American diet who only produce overly obese people.
7] Good hospitality and services
You won’t find any bad temper waiter or waitress for that matter here in Japan as they threat their customer with utmost respect. They will always try their best to service you even though they have no idea what you want.
8] Wonderful nightlife
They are plenty of different bars you can visit, karaokes to sing your heart out and if you are into the adult theme then there are tons of service to cater you and your fantasies.
9]Never-ending opportunities for interesting experiences
You can find a lots of interesting things to do and sight-see without the word “bored” ever come up to your mind. A must visit place that you must venture is Harajuku on Sunday as teen wears their eccentric fashion to tell everyone that this is their style.
10] Safe cities
This might be a shock to some but the fact is Japan have the lowest crime rate per capital so it’s pretty safe compare to other countries.