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On Airbnb


In Japan, the authorities here require us to gather all kinds of information. So that’s changed. But Airbnb needs to catch up with the Japanese situation.   They need [...]

Hosting for Airbnb in Japan


I host in Japan, where the rules have become quite strict. The police came by to outline the information we need to collect from guests who do not live in Japan. They are [...]

Guest House Cleaning Staff Required


Cleaning Staff required 掃除スタッフKevin Guest House/English School – 神奈川県 小田原市 And at Merry Lue’s Guesthouse in Tsukahara, Minamiashigarashi [...]

Hakone Area & Kevin’s Guesthouse


I mini-documentary about our area, Kevin’s Guest House, and a short interview of me is on YouTube. Watch it! The video includes: Daiyuzan Temple (Saijoji), Only Yu Hot [...]

Try to fit in While you are in Japan

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I tried in various languages to explain to an Asian gentleman that it wasn’t ok in Japan to have your phone set to speaker phone and to be speaking loudly into it on a [...]