3 reasons why your Rental Property in Japan is not earning

    1. Losing out on the Tourism Boom Now that you have a property in Japan, your next consideration is to rent it out.  Although, tourism is booming hot in Japan, you won’t be able to get any of the tourist … Read MoreRead More

iShinChi Travel Quotes

  “Success is not a destination, but the road that you’re on. Being successful means that you’re working hard and walking your walk every day. You can only live your dream by working hard towards it. That’s living your dream.” … Read More

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Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot. Along Katsura river, Arashiyama. iShinChi Instagram: http://ift.tt/1MBIMl8

Freehold Properties in Japan

What’s next after I buy a property in Japan?

  So, you have taken the plunge and own a property.  What’s next?   Can I stay there?   Yes, you could if you secure a proper visa. Depending on the country you’re from, your tourist visa may allow you … Read More

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Travel, so you are born again Osaka Bay Area iShinChi Instagram: http://ift.tt/1Lo1xK1

Property Buying Process in Japan

    What are the costs involved to buying a property in Japan? How much are the brokerage commissions and scrivener fees in Japan? What about other costs I should be aware of?     PROPERTY BUYING PROCEDURES 1 Offer and … Read More


5 steps to get out of the Rat Race

    1. Burn that outdated list of “Status Quos” This sickening list has wormed itself insidiously into cultures everywhere on earth. It sounds like a badly broken record, and the lines may not appear in any specific order. Amazingly … Read More

12 reasons to visit Kyoto

  Take 5, have a coffee, explore Kyoto. 5 Beautiful Minutes: Bringing you the colours, sights and essence of Kyoto, morning to night.       [one_third_last padding=”0 20px 0 20px”] 3. TEA Enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. The … Read More

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I travel to grow new eyes.  Takashima, Shiga prefecture. iShinChi Instagram: http://ift.tt/1Nza2l2

Price Comparison for Hotel and Vacation Rentals

  The Lesser of Two Evils   Would you rather stay in a guesthouse or shared accommodation with uncertain room mates?  or Stay Sleep in a 2 m2 coffin-sized pod?   On top of the severely limited space, and lack … Read More