Posts by Natasha

Stepping out of Your Comfort Zone

Stepping out of Your Comfort Zone Living in Japan is hard. I know, i’ve experienced it myself. When I came to Japan for the first time, I fell in love with the country. But the wonder from that two-month love affair disappeared when I came back to Japan to study.  “Ever since I left Japan,…

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The Cheapest Route from Narita Airport to Tokyo

The Cheapest Route From Narita Airport to Tokyo Want the quickest way into Tokyo? Or looking to save a little cash? The number of route possibilities are enough to make your head spin. Did you know that one of the most simple routes is actually one of the cheapest? Something to remember about Narita is…

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The Beginner’s Essential Kanji Guide

The Beginner’s Essential Kanji Guide In order to become fluent in Japanese, knowing how to read kanji is essential. Why? Being able to read kanji will take you from an intermediate to advanced level of Japanese understanding, your vocabulary will multiple, and gateways will open to a deeper understanding of Japanese culture. In the end,…

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The Introvert’s Guide to Speaking Japanese

The Introvert’s Guide to Speaking Japanese This guide is for who want to speak Japanese, but might be worried with inconveniencing others with your limited Japanese. Or you want to step out of the foreign or English speaking bubble you’ve built and challenge yourself to speak more Japanese. Our four-step series will cover how to…

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The Ultimate Japanese Reading Resource Guide

The Ultimate Japanese Reading Resource Guide This guide is for those who want to learn Japanese in an enjoyable and efficient way but unsure of where to start. Our four-step series will cover how to improve your Japanese vocabulary, reading, listening, and speaking. Using free and easy to access Japanese learning resources; and tips and…

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Marketing Intern Testimonials for BFF Tokyo

Marketing Intern Testimontials NATASHA HENRIKSSON Content Marketing Intern What brings me to Japan I am a currently a student participating in a study abroad program at a university located in the Kanagawa prefecture. I arrived in the fall of 2018 and plan to head back home to finish my degree around the summer of 2019,…

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How to Improve Your Japanese Vocabulary

How to Learn Japanese Vocabulary Always wanted to learn Japanese but unsure of where to start or are searching for that magic trick that will help you boost your Japanese ability? Save weeks and maybe years on doing the research and learning by trial and error through our experiences.  Table of Contents for This Guide…

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