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A Solo Trip Around Kyushu

Here's a quick rundown on what to do and see on a road trip to Japan's third-largest island.

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All Ages: The Hardcore Scene in Japan

Sand, Numb, Saigan Terror and Soul Vice speak on the scene in Japan and the openness of the community.

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Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo/Yokohama: The Keihin-Tohoku Line

Tokyo, Yokohama, Kawaguchi, Saitama and Kawasaki—the Keihin–Tohoku line is a convenient and affordable train line for anyone searching for an apartment with options for food and fun.

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5 More Things in Japan Gone for Good

GaijinPot looks at some of the biggest events in Japan that have disappeared.

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Japan Travel 101: Your First Trip in 2023

How to plan for your first trip to Japan

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2023 Top Jobs in Japan Week 4

Learn more about the open teaching, real estate and customer service positions in this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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Experience Bonsai, Kimono and Japanese Culture in Saitama Prefecture

Right on Tokyo’s doorstep, Saitama Prefecture offers kimono rentals, rickshaw rides, sweet potato treats and much more!

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5 Spots to Get a Bird’s Eye View of the Shibuya Scramble Crossing

A brand new observation deck is just one of the options for scoping out the world-famous intersection from above.

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Shrine Fortunes: The Many Levels of Luck in Japan

While you may think that all luck is the same, many different types of luck are available in Japan.

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Intriguing, Immersive and International Jobs in Japan

From tiny pigs to the tallest slopes and the comfort of a desk to busy trails. Check out these jobs in tourism, anime, tourism and more!

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2023 Top Jobs in Japan Week 2

Open positions in marketing, education and hospitality in this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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Japan’s Whisky Region: Experience Chichibu’s Food and Malt

Get a literal taste of Chichibu's best alcohol and local cuisine.

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This Is What It's Like to Tour Inside the Fukushima Exclusion Zone

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5 Japanese Electronic Music Artists for Your Playlist

From techno to house and dubstep to hip-hop, here are five Japanese electronic artists to vibe to.

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Tips for New English Teachers and ALTs in Japan

Here's what to expect and how to approach your fellow teachers and your students, to be part of the school community in no time.

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A Guide to Fruit Picking in Japan

Skip the grocery store and satisfy your fruit cravings by picking them directly from the source to your heart's content! Here’s where and when you can hunt for your favorite fruit.

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2023 Top Jobs in Japan Week 1

Open positions in marketing, education, tourism and so much more in this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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