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Moon Living Abroad in Japan

Ruth Kanagy


PUBLISHED: 14th March 2013
ISBN: 9781612382975
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Tokyo-born Ruthy Kanagy offers indispensable advice on relocating to Japan, from planning a fact-finding trip to securing employment
Moon Living Abroad in Japan
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PUBLISHED: 14th March 2013
ISBN: 9781612382975
ANNOTATION:
Tokyo-born Ruthy Kanagy offers indispensable advice on relocating to Japan, from planning a fact-finding trip to securing employment

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Tokyo-born Ruthy Kanagy offers indispensable advice on relocating to Japan, from planning a fact-finding trip to securing employment

Publisher Description

Born in Tokyo and raised in Hokkaido, Ruthy Kanagy is an expert on Japanese culture. In Moon Living Abroad in Japan, Kanagy lends her insight on how to navigate the language and culture of Japan, outlining all the information needed in a smart, organized, and straightforward manner. Whether it's an apartment in Tokyo or a mountain retreat in Nagano, there's a place that matches your budget, needs, and dreams,and Kanagy uses her firsthand knowledge of Japan to ensure that you have all the tools you need to obtain visas, arrange your finances, find employment, and choose schools for your kids.Packed with essential information and must-have details on setting up daily life, plus extensive colour and black and white photos, illustrations, and maps, Moon Living Abroad in Japan will help you find your bearings as you settle into your new home and life abroad.

Author Biography

Ruthy Kanagy was born in Tokyo and grew up on both sides of the Pacific Ocean. After finishing high school in Japan and higher education in the United States, Ruthy taught English and Japanese language and culture for 22 years at universities in the United States and Japan. She also translated a Japanese children's book, The Park Bench.When she started cycling in earnest in 2000, she discovered the joy of traveling under her own power, without reliance on fossil fuels. A highlight was touring Hokkaido, the northern island of Japan,exploring her roots and visiting the places her family had lived when she was young. The mountains, caldera lakes, hot springs, rugged seacoast, and wildflowers were just as she remembered.In 2006, Ruthy organized Japan Cycle Tours to introduce cyclists to Hokkaido, Tokyo, Kyoto, and other areas. She is convinced that encountering new cultures on a bicycle makes you more approachable and brings you closer to local people. Currently, Ruthy is a bicycle travel consultant at Green Gear Cycling/Bike Friday, builders of custom, high-performance bicycles that pack into a suitcase for air travel. Her job is to help people design the bikes they need for adventures around the world. She is also studying French and Korean in hopes of further exploring the globe by pedal power.Other than annual trips to Japan, Ruthy calls Eugene, Oregon home her daughters and grandson live in New York City.

Product Details

Author
Ruth Kanagy
Year
2013
ISBN-10
1612382975
ISBN-13
9781612382975
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Avalon Travel Publishing
Language
English
Illustrations
Yes
Publication Date
2013-03-14
Series
Moon Living Abroad
Country of Publication
United States
Short Title
MOON LIVING ABROAD IN JAPAN-3E
Pages
320
Edition
3rd