A spiritual marvel of the north – JI Core 50 member Adam Fulford discovers deep Japan in Yamagata Prefecture

“Every day is a journey, and the journey itself home.” This phrase is found in one of Japan’s most famous and beloved classical literature texts called “The Narrow Road to the Deep North”, which was written by legendary haiku poet, Continue Reading

Discovering #FukushimaFriendly – Read all about JI Core 50 member Daniel Moore’s recent adventure in northeast Japan!

In late October, one of our JI Core 50 members, Daniel Moore, visited Fukushima Prefecture to explore its unique culture, rich history, warm community, and breathtaking landscapes glowing with the energetic colors of autumn. From trying on traditional samurai gear Continue Reading

Jarman International team visits Yonezawa to explore all of its historical, cultural and gourmet gems! (Yamagata Prefecture)

During a weekend in mid-October, Jarman International CEO Ruth Marie Jarman along with four JI Core 50 members headed to Yonezawa city in Yamagata Prefecture as part of a monitor tour. This year, Jarman International is becoming more involved in Continue Reading

In Yamatogokoro’s inbound report, Jarman International CEO Ruth Marie Jarman shares insightful tips for successful tourism marketing based on the keyword, “international residents”!

The outbreak of COVID-19 fundamentally changed the way we think about tourism and inbound strategies. Among countries that are struggling to contain the pandemic however, there are those successfully implementing widespread vaccinations and allowing tourism travel to slowly return.  Based Continue Reading

Congratulations to JI Core 50 member, Steven Liu, for receiving his Master’s Degree from Hitotsubashi University!

We are very excited to celebrate the accomplishment of JI Core 50 member, Steven Liu, for recently receiving his Master’s Degree in Business Law from Hitotsubashi University, one of the top research universities in Japan. Steven focused his studies in Continue Reading

Introducing Our New JI Core 50 Member, Violet Daike-Pacileo!

Violet Daike-Pacileo is a seasoned finance professional who has worked for Japanese and international investment banks as well as asset managers for more than 15 years across multiple cities including Tokyo, London and Los Angeles. Her experience spans from selling Continue Reading

Nina Cataldo was Interviewed by Savvy Tokyo About Founding the Facebook Community “Hafu Ladies”

Nina Cataldo, working in Jarman’s Marketing and Project Management, was interviewed by Savvy Tokyo about the Facebook group she launched in 2018 called “Hafu Ladies”. This group strives to create a safe, supportive, educational, and inclusive community for half-Japanese women Continue Reading