Kansai Scene Magazine


Heads up on mental health

Feature : It can be a great adventure living abroad. There can be benefits, stimulation, and life-defining experiences. But there are also hazards for the long term expatriate. Stress, alienation, culture shock, career and work frustrations can make life difficult. KS gets on the couch for a thorough session.

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:: Online Articles


Wise Counsel
Heads up on mental health

:: special

Crazy little thing called love
What is love?

:: profile

Reaping the Golden Harvest
Do not to underestimate wing chun

:: tech

iKnow Japanese
The latest DIY learn Japanese website

:: culture

The sweet art of wagashi
Keeping the tradition

:: travel

Another Thailand
Isan, Northeastern Thailand

:: Kansai Listings


Up to date cinema listings guide so you always know what's on, where and when!

:: ART

Best exhibitions & listings


Best events & listings


Best gigs & listings


All the hot picks



:: Also in this month's mag

:: dRink

Walk this way

:: food

Scents and sensibility

:: lAnGuAGE

Tiffing lovers

:: feature

Shock doctrine
Culture shock is an overlooked hazard for the intrepid foreign traveler.


Serenity now
Two writers give their takes on beating stress


Out, damn stress!
Part 2 of ways to beat stress