Here are some websites for your entertainment...
The Japan Blog List - Japan related blogs which are written in English
Expat Women: a site designed to help all women living overseas. Our mission is to inspire your success abroad. Whether this is your first experience living abroad, you are a long-term expat woman, a repatriate, a researcher, a HR or Relocation Professional looking for expat resources or someone just dreaming of expat living, we have something for you! Click the logo to take you to the home page.