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June 29, 2015

No Guide Book: A Culinary Adventure in Osaka’s Tennoji Neighborhood

A couple of hidden food gems in the gritty tennoji neighborhood.

Travel Tales from Hokkaido II
January 24, 2017

Travel Tales from Hokkaido Part 2: Discovering a New World

Erik’s adventures with the Japan Explorer Pass continue as he heads further west. Part Two: An Apple desktop, marching penguins and snowshoeing in the moonlight.

January 23, 2017

2017 Top Jobs In Japan Week 4

Each week we look through our database of jobs in Japan and pick out the ones that we think are the most interesting.

January 23, 2017

This Week in Tokyo for Jan 23-29, 2017

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

A row of players playing pachinko. Are casinos in Japan an unnecessary gamble?
January 22, 2017

Are Casinos in Japan an Unnecessary Gamble?

One writer and Osaka resident shares his opinion on the recent legalization of casinos in Japan.

5 Unique Ways to Get Fit in Japan
January 20, 2017

5 Unique Ways to Get Fit in Japan

And experience the culture while you’re doing it.

January 19, 2017

Osaka’s Ebessan Festival and its Beautiful Daughters

Our writer gets a behind-the-scenes look at the beautiful “Lucky Daughters” of the popular Ebessan festival in Osaka.

Casinos in Japan
January 18, 2017

High Stakes for Japan: The New Casino Bill Explained

The government recently approved a bill to legalize casinos in Japan after years of debate. Here’s a brief lowdown of what you need to know.

Exploring Hokkaido with Japan Airlines
January 17, 2017

Travel Tales from Hokkaido: Exploring the “Wild West” of Japan

Follow one writer’s adventures to unknown corners of this wild island with the Japan Explorer Pass. Part One: Dog sledding, pork bowls, horse-racing and outdoor drinking.

January 17, 2017

How to Make New Year’s Resolutions in Japanese

What are your New Year’s resolutions? Gaijinpot presents a guide to making them… in Japanese.

January 16, 2017

2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 3

Each week we look through our database of jobs in Japan and pick out the ones that we think are the most interesting.

January 16, 2017

This Week in Tokyo for Jan 16-22, 2017

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

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