Category Archive

Japan

Apr. 12, 2022

Our 10 Picks for Best Working Holiday Destinations for Canadians

While choosing a working holiday destination is not an easy task, we list our top 10 working holiday destinations for Canadians.

Jan. 25, 2022

The Best Work Abroad Programs for 2022

From Spain’s sun-kissed shores to South Korea’s futuristic nation, extreme adventures in New Zealand to perfecting your French in France, discover the top seven countries Canadians can move to in 2022.

Dec. 18, 2020

The Best Jobs in Japan for English Speakers

While Japanese is an absolutely beautiful language, it can be quite tricky to learn. Without speaking Japanese, it can be hard to find a job. However, there are jobs in Japan for English speakers available, and we’ll help you find them!

Aug. 24, 2020

What it’s Like to Live and Work a Japan Ski Season in Niseko

Originally from Calgary, Hannah lived and worked the 2019/2020 Japan ski season in Niseko. Check out her experience in Japan here!

Jul. 3, 2020

How Canadians Can Learn Japanese Fast While Living in Japan

The ultimate way to learn Japanese fast is to live in Japan. If this sounds like a big step for you, hang tight. We’ll explain exactly why this is the fastest way to learn Japanese and how it's easier than you think.

May 11, 2020

How to Work in Japan as a Canadian

How do you find work in Japan as a Canadian? What kind of jobs can you do? Do you have to know Japanese? How long will it take to find a job? If you are wanting to find work in Japan, keep reading to find out how you can do it.

Jan. 11, 2020

How to Land a Ski Resort Job in Japan

Imagine the ultimate ski season, living and working in Japan, in the powder capital of the world! For Canadians aged 18 to 30, this dream could be your reality next season. Find out how...

Oct. 25, 2019

10 Things Your Parents Don’t Know About Taking a Gap Year

Have you been considering taking a gap year? Maybe you want to pursue an interest, learn a new language, or go and see this big world. Whatever the reason, you’re not alone! Discover 10 reasons why taking a gap year is the best decision ever.

Aug. 1, 2019

Japan Working Holiday Visa FAQs: Everything Canadians Need to Know

Are you a Canadian wanting to live in Japan? The great news is with the Japan Working Holiday Visa, you can! In this post, we break down everything you need to know about planning your big move to live in Japan.

Jun. 18, 2019

How Canadians Can Apply for a Japan Working Holiday Visa

Stepabroad has put together this step-by-step guide for Canadians applying for a Japan Working Holiday Visa, including how to submit your application and the documents to prepare beforehand.

May 16, 2019

10 Pieces of Advice We Wish We Knew Before Travelling

They have learned many lessons from their travel mistakes and now these experienced travellers are sharing their top ten pieces of advice that you should know before you travel.

Mar. 28, 2019

12 Items to Help you Survive Any Long Haul Flight

Dreading your long flight? Our travel experts can tell you what 12 items you need to pack to make any long-haul flight more enjoyable. 

Mar. 17, 2019

Requirements for the Japan Working Holiday Visa as a Canadian

Determine your eligibility for being granted the Japan Working Holiday Visa with this detailed list of requirements for Canadian citizens.

Feb. 21, 2019

Why Japan is the Ski Destination You’ve Always Dreamed Of

Why skiing in Japan should be on the bucket list of every ski and snowboard enthusiast and share our top 5 ski resort picks in Japan!

Feb. 14, 2019

5 Reasons Why a Relationship Shouldn’t Stop you from Travelling

Are you in a relationship but want to travel? Here are five reasons why you can travel solo while being in a long-distance relationship.

Nov. 27, 2018

How Canadians Can Work and Travel the Globe

Ever wondered how people manage to travel for ages without going completely broke? It’s an easy 2-word answer: working holiday. In this post, we’ll explain what it takes to work and travel long-term as a Canadian.

Oct. 25, 2018

Canadian Travel Experts Share 24 Amazing Travel Apps

There are many well-known travel apps out there to help you make the most of your trip. We asked 12 Canadian travel experts for the apps they can’t travel without and compiled the list. Here are the travel apps they recommended!

Sep. 27, 2018

Why you should get over your fears and go abroad

Stepabroad participant Ian explains the barriers he faced when deciding to go abroad for work and travel, how he overcame them and why you should too.