Lexis Japan Blog
“Aisatsu” (挨拶) is a Japanese word that refers to greetings or formal expressions of politeness and respect. Below are some very simple words and phrases to get you started in communicating at home.
Did you know that you can prepare for the JPLT at Lexis Japan? The JLPT has long been the ‘standard’ Japanese language test. Read on to see if it’s time to take on the challenge!
Is there anything more Japanese than relaxing in an onsen under the stars? Say what you will about studying in Japan, but there aren’t that many places where it’s perfectly acceptable to strip down in front of your classmates and share around a bottle of warm sake!
One of our most popular day trips from Kobe is to Himeji (of particular interest to James Bond fans!). Himeji Castle is a criminally under-visited attraction, easily accessible in about 45 minutes by train from Kobe. It’s not often you can live out your ninja fantasies and explore your 007 fetish on the same day…
Coming to Kobe? Kobe is known throughout Japan as a ‘city for foodies’. While you can find the finest of Michelin dining in Kobe, it’s down at street level that the food scene really takes off. Here’s our recommended bucket list of ‘must tries’ for your stay, with a preference for the cheap and the cheerful!
Lexis Japan campus is located in the heart of Kobe and is very close to both the mountains and the ocean. An incredible blend of history and contemporary culture is what you’ll find throughout Kobe.