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    Occasionally, I meet ex-pat parents in Tokyo and Yokohama who tell me that this...

    • Posted October 1, 2008
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  • A chat with José Feliciano

    TF talks to the super-talented, super-prolific and all-round Mr. Nice Guy, José Feliciano. One...

    • Posted August 28, 2008
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  • At the crossroads

    They say life is a journey, and some TF readers may not have expected...

    • Posted August 28, 2008
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  • Mamma Italiana

    Like a bubbling glass of Spumante, overflowing with life, Tiziana Alamprese brings her vibrant...

    • Posted August 28, 2008
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  • The Hot Hatch: VW Polo GTI

    A WHOLE LOT OF VROOM!Powerful and dynamic, the GTI legend lives on in the...

    • Posted August 27, 2008
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  • Making it a reality

    Before you start looking, it is possible to obtain ‘pre-approved’ finance. This may not...

    • Posted August 27, 2008
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  • NESTING: the big issue What you need to know when building a house in Tokyo

    Housing is a big issue whichever way you look at it. We want our...

    • Posted August 27, 2008
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  • The best days of our lives

    Expensive, but eye-opening, rewarding and a springboard to excellent further education and fulfilling careers...

    • Posted August 5, 2008
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  • Growing up Global

    Third culture kids get ahead of the game

    • Posted August 4, 2008
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  • Mom Mobile: Peugeot 1007

    In the decade or so since women began taking over automotive design studios in...

    • Posted August 3, 2008
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  • Big in Japan

    Delica D:5

    • Posted June 30, 2008
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  • Elliott talks health

    Diabetes is on the rise. Did you know that as of 2006, there are...

    • Posted June 30, 2008
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  • Rally rivals

    Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X vs Subaru Impreza STI

    • Posted June 1, 2008
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  • Writer mom

    Exploring contemporary issues for bicultural families

    • Posted June 1, 2008
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  • An idol mind

    Sanjaya visited Osaka this March. TF were there to pick his brain.

    • Posted April 30, 2008
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  • 500 + One

    The rematch of 2 legends

    • Posted April 30, 2008
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  • Class Act

    Japanese educators and parents alike can see the merits of smaller class sizes, but...

    • Posted April 4, 2008
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  • The Panda and i

    Justin Gardiner sacrifices his hanami drinks to report on the latest 4-wheel burn-off: FIAT...

    • Posted April 4, 2008
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  • Wheeling out an epic

    In May 2005, Leigh Norrie left his house and went on a bike ride…...

    • Posted April 4, 2008
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  • Be a true pen-pal

    Before the advent of the Playstation and Wii, Santa had children overjoyed with just...

    • Posted April 4, 2008
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  • Hip Hok

    The dance world is filled with an infinite variety of styles and all sorts...

    • Posted March 6, 2008
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  • Sibling Rivalry

    We put two Honda SUVs to the test, pitting the funky Element against the...

    • Posted March 6, 2008
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