Make friends with local people and share your culture with our community in Meiwa, Japan




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    Looking for people who is ALREADY vaccinated person.

    Looking for someone who is willing to make JAPANESE FRIENDS!!!

    You don't have to have any Japanese language skill.

    I AM NOT LOOKING FOR A TEACHER, I am looking for friends who wants to become a member of our community.

    People come to my house to discover and share new culture so We are looking for people from all over the world.
    Everyone comes once a week to chat, exchange our culture and make new friends. We all want to meet YOU and hung out anytime when you are free! We expect from you to spend time with all members share your experience!
    They are from 7 to 73 years old they are waiting to have friends!!! Some people have never been abroad, Some people can not go abroad, Some people are difficult to communicate and shy but they would love to share the time with you!
    If you are a TALKATIVE person very welcome and you can have a great fun time in the small town!

    Single or Couple both are welcome!

    If you come to my place...
    1.A house to live in(You can have own room)※I will NOT be offering meals.
    2. Free FAST wifi
    2.Learn SHODO once a week (Japanese calligraphy) for FREE. (my mother is a teacher of calligraphy)
    3.Learn KARATE once a week (Gojyu style) for FREE.(my father is a teacher of Karate)
    ※My parents live close to my house.
    4. Free use of 2 bicycles to get around town, use of my washing machine, and access to my kitchen
    5. I have some friends who is a teacher of Kimono and who is learning KIMONO(dressing up people) so, often I can ask them to dress you up in Kimono for FREE! (I can not promise but it’s often possible)
    6, One of my neighbor she can show you how to do Japanese tea ceremony for FREE sometimes ( I can not promise coz she is old but it’s sometimes possible). She is not professional but she is good at and she likes to show you.
    7, If you are very motivated to making friends and try to hung out with the members they will take you everywhere by their car and you won’t get bored.

    This listing is for those who will be able to stay more than 2 MONTH!

    Couples are welcome to apply!

    Hi to the world!

    I have spent the past 8 years living all over Europe, Australia, and New Zealand and I have returned to my hometown to create an international community in Mie Prefecture. I would like the people of my rural town to experience speaking with foreigners and the culture of your country. We are looking for a friend who loves talking about culture and would like to share their experiences with Japanese people and who likes playing with kids. Just need a willingness to talk with locals.

    The house is located in a small town. However, you can reach a convenience store, a super market and a 100 yen shop just 10 minutes away by foot, or you can use a bike which will take about 5 minutes.

    The closest train station is 10 minutes by bike. My place closes Mondays and Sundays You have time to explore many places. Nara and Osaka are about 2 hours away by train and Kyoto is 3 hours.

    There are some famous places in Mie. Iga-Ninja, Ise-shrine, Matsusaka meat, Kumanoko road(world heritage), Mikimoto pearl Island, Suzuka circuit(a race track) and etc... even though it's quite country side, you can still go many places.

    Thank you for reading this, and if you are interested please send me a message!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

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  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    1.A house to live in(You can have own room)※I will NOT be offering meals.
    2.Learn SHODO (Japanese calligraphy) for free. (my mother is a teacher of calligraphy)
    3.Learn KARATE(Gojyu style) for free.(my father is a teacher of Karate)
    ※My parents live close to my house.

  • Help


    Stay at my house and help to communicate with Japanese.
    I would like you to talk and make friends with those who come to our place.
    All members come to the same building where we live, so upstairs will be your room and downstairs is the living room to chat.
    Those who come to meet you they may or may not be able to speak English, and they may be shy.
    So, why am I opening this place because it will give Japanese people a chance to discover new culture and to have new experiences.
    1. Share new cultures and introduce the outside world.
    2. To not be afraid to go to other countries and communicate with foreigners.

    ·Every Sundays and Mondays are closed

    The purpose of this workaway is about cultural exchange. I used to live in 6 different countries and shared houses with a lot of people. Therefore, I would like to give Japanese people a chance to have similar experiences. Even though people can not speak English well, they will still be able to communicate with you.
    If you would like to make Japanese local friends it would be good place for you! You can go out with them.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Japanese: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
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  • Accommodation


    It is a small house with 4 rooms, 1 kitchen, 1 living room, 1toilette and one bathroom share with maximum 5people.
    There are 2 bikes.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The nearest train station is 20mins by walk.
    To get Osaka 2hours by train.
    To get Nagoya 1 and 30mins by train.
    To get Tsu ferry station from Nagoya airport (centrea) is 40mins by ferry.

    ※ I have got a rescued dog she is American cocker spaniel and she is very sweet and kind to everyone. so I need someone who loves dogs and understand its a dog.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 3 hours a day, 5 days a week (no meals)

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