LIVING IN JAPAN

8 Best Free Views of Tokyo

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Best Free Views Tokyo. It is undeniably true that there are many famous spots that provide a spectacular view of the Tokyo City. However,...

Best 9 Animal Cafes in Tokyo

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Animal cafe is a norm in Japan as a lot of Japanese are not allowed to bring or adopt pets in their apartments per...

10 Tips for Train Etiquette in Japan

Train Etiquette in Japan
Train etiquette in Japan - One of the most interesting experiences travelers can have while visiting Japan is taking a ride on the extensive...

20 things to do in Tokyo with kids

20 Things to do in Tokyo with Kids
Japan isn’t just a land for adults to enjoy. Kids are more than welcome to explore this wondrous land and see all the child-friendly...

10 Best Sushi Restaurants in Tokyo

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It is undeniably true that Japan is the heaven for sushi lovers because it is the place of origin for sushi. If you’re travelling...

10 Tattoo Friendly Onsen in Tokyo

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It is a public secret that one of the must-do things in Tokyo is getting a dip in the Onsen. However, if you have...

10 Art Exhibitions not to miss in Tokyo in 2019

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Tokyo is one of the cities in the world that constantly holds art exhibitions of famous artists. Whenever you go, you could always find...

10 Most Affordable Michelin-Starred Restaurants in Tokyo

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Tokyo is one of the cities in the world that has a substantial amount of Michelin graded restaurants, making it an ideal destination for...

A Guide to Valentine’s Day in Japan

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When you think of Valentine’s Day, the image of a man buying expensive chocolates, jewelry, flowers, cards, stuffed animals, other assorted gifts for the...

Studio Ghibli Amusement Park is coming in 2022

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If you’re a fan of Studio Ghibli (and if you’re not, you’ll soon become one), you’ll be thrilled to hear that the...

10 Mistakes to Avoid at Tokyo Disneyland

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Going to Tokyo Disneyland is and should be a happy occasion, it is after all the happiest place on earth. Tokyo Disneyland is very...

Our Selection of the 10 Best Burgers in Tokyo

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Tokyo is one of the most culinary impressive cities in the world. With virtually every cuisine represented, you can find some of the best...

You can bathe in wine or coffee at this Japanese spa

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Not far away from Tokyo, lies Hakone, an area famous for its natural beauty, its perfect view of Mount Fuji from Lake Ashinoko and...

Tips for visiting Universal Studios Japan

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The first Universal Studios theme park to open outside of the US, and the fastest amusement park to reach over 10 million visitors in...

10 Amazing Christmas Limited Edition You Need to Try in Japan

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Japanese people adore new things especially when they’re limited edition. With every new month or change of the season, restaurants change their menus, supermarkets...

Tips for Visiting Tokyo Disneyland

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Visiting Tokyo Disneyland is a fun way to spend a day (or two), it is after all “The happiest place on earth”. Easily accessible...

10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Buy/Do at a Japanese...

Japanese Konbini Corridor
If you visit Japan, one of the common things you will come across are “konbini”, an abbreviation of the word “convenient store”. And convenient...

Tokyo Christmas Illumination Guide 2018

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December is approaching and Christmas is soon upon us. It’s getting colder and the days are getting shorter which means it’s also getting darker...

Cycling in Japan – All You Need to Know Before Riding...

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Riding your bicycle in Japan is a good way to explore places you normally can’t reach or simply because it’s convenient. Discover the beautiful...

Tokyo vs. Osaka: The Differences Between the Two Largest Cities in...

Japan is a country that’s on almost everyone’s list to visit at least once in their lives. Yet, deciding which cities and areas you’d...

What to pack in your earthquake emergency bag? (infographic)

What to pack in your earthquake emergency bag bag
Japan sits on what is known as the Ring of Fire, a dangerous area in the Pacific Ocean where most earthquakes and volcanic eruptions...

10 Best Spots to Spend Halloween in Tokyo 2018

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It's almost that crazy time of year again when ghosts and ghouls come out and play and the dead walk the earth - Halloween....

30 Japanese expressions to know when traveling in Japan (infographic)

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When traveling to the land of the rising sun, it’s a good idea learn a few Japanese words or expressions. Although you probably can...

How to Behave While in Japan? 10 Japanese Manners You Need...

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The world is full of marvelously different peoples and cultures. Experiencing them is one of today’s greatest allowances, thanks to technology and the ease...

How Do You Properly Bow in Japan? (infographic)

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Bow in Japan - One of the first things that people learn about Japan - other than where it is on the map -...

What To Do in Case of an Earthquake in Japan? (infographic)

Earthquake Japan - For those currently living and working in Japan, earthquakes are commonplace happenings that are easily ignored when they happen throughout the...

Ueno Shopping – The best spots

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In the northeast of Tokyo lies Ueno, which is famous for its many world class museums such as the Tokyo National Museum and the...

Asakusa Shopping – The best spots

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In the north-east of central Tokyo lies the historical district Asakusa. Unlike other districts, Asakusa has remained a more traditional neighborhood with its many...

Ginza Shopping – 10 Shops & Malls You Should Buy From

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Ginza Shopping - Located in Chuo ward lies Ginza (meaning “Silver Mint”), the famous luxury neighborhood with its upscale shopping offerings and high-class entertainment...

Odaiba Shopping – 10 Shops & Malls You Should Buy From

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Built on an artificial island in the Tokyo Bay is one of Tokyo’s most exciting shopping, dining and entertainment destinations, Odaiba. With its modern...

Ikebukuro Shopping – 10 Shops & Malls You Should Buy From

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Ikebukuro Shopping - Ikebukuro is a giant hub in the northern part of Tokyo and one of the three main shopping centers along with...

Harajuku Shopping – 10 Shops & Malls You Should Buy From

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Centered around Harajuku Station is one of the most unique neighborhoods of Tokyo and the center of the kawaii culture, Harajuku. This colorful shopping...

Check Out our Top 15 Japan Instagram Accounts You Need to...

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Top 15 Japan Instagram Accounts to Follow - Japan is a place like nowhere else. Old tradition collides with the ultra-futuristic side of Japan...

Our Selection of The Top 15 YouTubers in Japan

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Nowadays, there are many resources online to be found when you are collecting information about your next trip. Youtube, for sure, is a resourceful...

How to find English teaching jobs in Japan – The Ultimate...

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English teaching jobs in Japan - Japan has hundreds and hundreds of teaching opportunities awaiting English speakers. Becoming an English language teacher is one...

Working Holiday Visa Japan – A Step-By-Step Guide To Get Your...

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Working Holiday Visa Japan - Have you ever wanted to travel to Japan and immerse yourself in Japanese culture longer than your average holiday?...

Tipping in Japan – What You Should Really Do!

Tipping in Japan Dos and Don'ts
So you’re all set to either visit or live in Japan as an expat. You’ve brushed up on your casual Japanese to make sure...

Shibuya Shopping – 10 Shops & Malls You Should Buy From

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Shibuya Shopping - If you know Shibuya then you have probably seen the Hachiko Memorial Statue and the famous crosswalk. However, excluding these two...

Shinjuku Shopping – 10 Shops & Malls You Should Buy From

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Shopping sometimes can get hectic, especially in Shinjuku. Although Shinjuku has a great variety of stores and malls, due to the sheer amount of...

The Top 10 Best Areas for Your Shopping in Tokyo

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Most people who have ever traveled and shopped before in their lives would probably agree that there is a unique and heightened level of...

The Rules You Need to Know to Write Your Japanese Resume

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Have you applied for jobs and never heard any feedback? Or got some and it was probably disappointing? Finding a job in Japan is...

Medication in Japan – What To Do When You’ve Fallen Ill

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Falling sick when you’re on a holiday can pretty much ruin your entire time. After saving up for months, planning for ever longer, and...