Japan’s hot springs are warm and welcoming. But how do you use them? Here's everything you need to know.
By Cassandra Lord 5 min read
Sand, Numb, Saigan Terror and Soul Vice speak on the scene in Japan and the openness of the community.
If you’re living in Japan and missing the experience of live American football, the X League is your answer.
By Andy Hanson 5 min read
See what’s new in Japan’s capital as the country reopens for tourism.
By Joshua Meyer 4 min read
Enjoy the essence of a classic 'yokocho' (side street) in a more contemporary setting by heading to a neo-yokocho in Tokyo.
By Rachel Lee 4 min read
Hotels, hostels, food and beverage and balancing the budget are in high demand this month on GaijinPot Jobs!
Japanese shrines are beautiful and awe-inspiring. But what's actually in a shrine? Here's a quick run down of the basics, from kami to Korean dogs.
Security, IT, food and beverage and localization positions in this week's Top Jobs in Japan!
Nagano and Hokkaido are Japan's two "powder kingdoms." Both destinations are full of unique backcountry terrain that will challenge you at every level of your skiing, split boarding or snowboarding abilities.
If you know a food lover, these kitchen items are the perfect gift!
Japan loves coffee. Have you ever wanted to brew at home like the pros, but had no idea where to begin? This guide is for you.
Hotel staff, food and beverage, security and localization in this week's Top Jobs in Japan!
With Japan finally opening up, Gaijinpot explains what this means for visitors.
There’s no escape from the confectionery power of this ubiquitous chocolate-coated biscuit.
If a day of discount movies, hearty ramen and fun activities sound good to you, here’s exactly where to do it all — in Takadanobaba.
Looking for a weekend trip this autumn? Read on for five things to do in Izumo—the birthplace of sake and home to the most famous matchmaking shrine.