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    Even in remote locations apart from the big Kansai cities, it is easy to find great expat contacts because of the quality of members on InterNations.

InterNations - A Place for Americans in Kobe

Hello to all Americans in Kobe! Would you like to meet fellow American expats in Kobe? Would you like to get insider suggestions from other Americans, e.g. where in Kobe your hometown team’s next match is shown on TV or where to get stuffed turkey?

We would like to invite you to become a member of InterNations Kobe. As a member of InterNations, you will have access to an active group of American expats, hailing from Washington D.C., Los Angeles, New York City and all regions of the USA.

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  • Need advice with everything!
    4 replies
    Apr 1, 03:08

    Hello Cindy, I would try connecting with Niko at O2 Group. He specializes in Osaka but have contacts in the real estate market for placing foreigners in Kyoto as well. Here is his web site: …

  • Desperately seeking physical therapist
    3 replies
    Oct 20, 03:32

    Hi Cindy, My friend recommended this rolfing specialist in Kyoto: http://www.rolfingkyoto.com/english.html Good luck and hope to see you at an event sometime! Alyssa

  • Loss of a spouse
    1 reply
    Feb 28, 11:41

    Hi Ed, Although I haven't experienced it, I have dealt with immigration enough times to know that advice given on sites are generalizations. Immigration does have some flexibility and if you ask …

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American Expats in Kobe Help You With Their Advice

With InterNations, American expats in Kobe are able to find both the help they need as well as lots of valuable information. Popularly known as the "Town of Shoes" (Nagata), Kobe offers so much for expats to explore - our community helps you enjoy your stay to the fullest.

  • Look through our Members Network to connect with Kobe’s American expats.
  • Become active in our Expat Forums in order to find insider tips and suggestions from fellow American expats in Kobe.
  • Make full use of the Expat Guide for Kobe to obtain important information on your temporary home abroad.

Mix and Mingle with Americans in Kobe at Our Events

Our Kobe community is also lively and welcoming offline. The InterNations Ambassadors host regular get-togethers and a range of expat activities, e.g. a chic dining experience in Kobe’s trendiest restaurant or a get-away with fellow American expats to discover the scenic Japanese Alps. These activities make it easy for you to get to know other expats from United States of America in your local community and meet Americans in Japan in a comfortable setting. If this sounds interesting to you, simply sign up for membership – we are looking forward to welcoming you among our Americans living in Kobe!