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Is Japan Expensive? Part 2: Home and Electronics

Part two of our “Is Japan Expensive?” series continues with a look at things for the home. Compared with last week’s post on travel expenses, the price differences should be much clearer to see. FYI, UK sales tax (VAT) is over three times greater than it’s Japanese counterpart (17.5%, as opposed to 5%).
We’ll start off [...]

あけましておめでとうございます!

2007 already? I’m scared at how quickly time is disappearing before my very eyes. I can still distinctly remember New Year’s Eve 1999 as if it were yesterday: I was working in a horror-show bar in Newcastle city centre (Dobson’s. The name sends a shiver down my spine to this day), and slipped down a [...]