With a little planning, you can get around Japan in comfort by train without emptying your wallet. Here are five economical multi-day tickets.
By Matthew Baxter on September 22, 2017
Coming to Japan as an Asian ALT was as eye opening for the students as it was for this writer in Niigata Prefecture.
By Cara Lam on September 21, 2017
When changing teaching jobs in Japan, it’s vital to be as informed as possible about your options and what you can expect of your new career path in the eikaiwa industry.
By Hilary Keyes on September 20, 2017
The second Spartan Race to be held in Japan is happening in October and there are still spots available. Are you up for it?
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on September 20, 2017
Don’t underestimate the power of relationship building when it comes to strengthening your bonds — and thus the quality of your classes — with your Japanese teachers of English.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on September 19, 2017
If you’re losing the war on bugs in your apartment, Gaijinpot provides you with the weapons to turn the tide in your next battle.
By Matthew Coslett on September 15, 2017
There are a hundred different reasons that people come to the land of the rising sun, but once you fall in love, you’re going to need to find a job.
By Alex Sturmey on September 15, 2017
If you’ve ever seen a Japanese horror movie, you know that closets in Japan are no place for the living — let alone us queer folk. Here are some ways to avoid and escape the closet, no matter what you’re doing in Japan.
By Alex Rickert on September 14, 2017
A deep dive into the work of some of Japan’s greatest writers.
By Iain Maloney on September 13, 2017
Mom and Dad are finally visiting — and you just became their travel agent. Here are some things to consider for family members with mobility and health issues.
By Liam Carrigan on September 12, 2017
Every Monday we serve top picks for this week’s events in Japan. To list your event, contact the editor of GaijinPot.
By Dan Grunebaum on September 11, 2017
GaijinPot is collaborating with Japan’s leading Wi-Fi provider to offer free individual internet access to tourists in a month-long Instagram contest! Here are some of the best entries so far.