What’s the deal with flying drones in Japan? Find out the basics with expert Misha Yurchenko who runs a drone rental service in Tokyo.
By Misha Yurchenko on March 24, 2017
With sakura season underway, one writer asks: Is hanami all that enjoyable?
By Alex Sturmey on March 23, 2017
It can be a tricky business asking for time off in a Japanese workplace. Try these useful phrases to help you secure that much-needed holiday.
By Matthew Coslett on March 22, 2017
Many Japanese teachers of English lack an ability to speak the language they are hoping to foster in their students. So what might be some of the reasons?
By Liam Carrigan on March 21, 2017
The throwing stars come out at night — along with “Kill Bill”-style sword battles, geisha performances and traditionally prepared Japanese food — at this Osaka dinner theater.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on March 21, 2017
Every Monday we serve up our top picks for this week’s events happening in Japan. To list your event, contact the editor of GaijinPot.
By Dan Grunebaum on March 20, 2017
No need to login or register to connect, the Travel Japan Wi-Fi app automatically hooks you up with instant Wi-Fi across Japan, as well as travel recommendations, tips, discounts and your own virtual scrapbook.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on March 18, 2017
Learn all about the ancient art of yuki tsumugi in a beautiful rural corner of Japan.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on March 17, 2017
The busiest of the 23 wards in Tokyo’s sprawling metropolis, Shinjuku City has countless surprises vying for your attention — many of them hiding in plain sight.
By Josh Fields on March 16, 2017
What do Japanese women and men consider the ideal body? And how do they go about getting it?
By Louise George Kittaka on March 16, 2017
From eternal genki-ness to getting hit on by your clients, navigating the Japanese workplace can be a treacherous maze of outdated expectations for foreign women.
By Chiara Terzuolo on March 15, 2017
One ALT shares his experience of tackling the “gaikoku” topic with his students.