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April 28, 2016

Win a Trip to Japan Video Entries

More highlights from our Win a Trip to Japan contest which ends in three days. The lucky winner gets to travel to four different destinations in Japan with the new JAL Explorer Pass, sharing their adventures with GaijinPot along the way.

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April 27, 2016

Win a Trip to Japan Video Entries

People from all over the world have submitted video entries for our Win a Trip to Japan contest in partnership with Japan Airlines and the JAL Explorer Pass. Check out some of the highlights.

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April 27, 2016

Unexpected Adventures On An Island Away from Home

With roughly 24 hours on the clock, I was more than ready to soak up the Okinawan sunshine and experience a different side of the Japanese archipelago.

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April 25, 2016

This Week in Tokyo For April 25 – May 1, 2016

Every Monday we post our picks of upcoming events in Tokyo. If you would like your event listed here, contact the editor of GaijinPot.

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April 25, 2016

Wakarimasen vs. Shirimasen

Two words that are commonly confused by beginner/ intermediate students are 分かる and 知る. Gaijinpot has a look at the differences between these similar verbs.

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April 22, 2016

Izumo: A Land of Living Legends Where The Clouds Ascend

Picking up from where my last post left off, after thoroughly enjoying an array of attractions in Hiroshima, I found…

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April 21, 2016

Knock knock knockin’ on doors with Traci Consoli

In our latest GP Spotlight series we talk to Traci Consoli about the challenges and rewards of running one of Tokyo’s most loved establishments.

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April 20, 2016

Journey to Japan 6: Making Friends & Socialising

Having the right people around you can have a significant impact on your experiences, so how can a new arrival go about making friends in Japan?

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April 19, 2016

This Week in Tokyo For April 18 – 24, 2016

Every Monday we post our picks of upcoming events in Tokyo. If you would like your event listed here, contact the editor of GaijinPot.

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April 19, 2016

Win A Trip to Japan Video Entries: Gene Williams

New Yorker Gene Williams is a video game hero in this video entry for our Win a trip to Japan contest in partnership with Japan Airlines.

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April 19, 2016

Remambo: Your Personal Online Shopping Assistant in Japan

Remambo provides an online proxy shopping service for anyone who wants to buy from Japanese stores.

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April 18, 2016

Win a Trip to Japan Video Entries: Abi Pop

Video entries for our Win a trip to Japan contest in partnership with Japan Airlines are coming in fast! Check out this cute submission from YouTuber AbiPop.

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