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    Tokyo has so much to offer and InterNations made it much easier to become acclimated to life in this bustling city.

InterNations – Uniting Dutch living in Japan

Would you like to get in touch with other Dutch in Japan? Are you in need of help and advice from your Dutch compatriots? Or would you like to join other Dutch expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. Shikoku, the smallest island, famous for its 88-temple pilgrimage?

Whether you have settled as an expat in Japan or are still living in the Netherlands and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Japan offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of Dutch expats in Japan, coming from all corners of the Netherlands - from The Hague, over Amsterdam to Rotterdam.

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Attend our monthly events and activities for Dutch expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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  • How to split up Tokyo in a Travelguide
    8 replies
    May 15, 2:10 PM
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    Hi Bart, coming back to your original idea of areas, you may want to look at how the existing sites group the info, e.g. the food pages. There are some English ones as well, I thought www.bento.com …

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    Jun 16, 10:53 AM
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    Hi Emile, Japan is pretty lacking in free public WiFi spots but with the Olympics coming the situation is improving. You can install this app when you arrive and get a list of WiFi hotspots for …

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Find Tips and Advice on Japan from Dutch Expats

Of course, expat living in Japan is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Dutch is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Japanese way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Dutch in Japan, residing in Tokyo, Sapporo, the Kansai Region and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Dutch in Tokyo or Dutch in Osaka.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for Dutch food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Japanese InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from the Netherlands in Japan.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our Japan Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get stamppot in Sapporo.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for Japan to get information on institutions from your home country, including the Dutch embassy.

From Shikoku, the smallest island, famous for its 88-temple pilgrimage to the scenic Japanese Alps, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Dutch expats in Japan.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Dutch in Japan

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Japan. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Japanese sushi and sashimi, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Tokyo’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the semi-tropical southern island of Okinawa as well as other beautiful landmarks in Japan.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from the Netherlands and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Goededag from our Dutch living in Japan!