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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.

November 24, 2017

Planes, Trains & Automobiles: 7 Low-Budget Travel Options for Japan this Winter

Looking to do some budget traveling in Japan for Christmas and the New Year? Plan a winter holiday in Japan that won’t deplete your bank this winter season.

November 21, 2017

A Kansai Christmas: Things to See and Do this Winter

There’s something about the uniquely Japanese way in which Christmas is celebrated here that always brings a smile to my face. Illuminations are no different.

November 20, 2017

2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 47

You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.

November 20, 2017

This Week in Japan Nov. 20-26, 2017

Every week we post our picks for upcoming events in Japan.

November 17, 2017

The Only Gaijin in the Village: Happy When it Rains

In May 2016, my wife and I moved to rural Japan. I am the only foreigner in the village.

November 16, 2017

What Happened When Trump Came to Japan

Trump’s Asia tour was all about sending a message: in this case, a saber instead of an olive branch, but there was plenty of unavoidable (and unfortunate) comedic relief along the way, too.

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November 15, 2017

Suicide Squad: Reasonable Rent and Apartment ‘Incidents’

One of the cheapest ways to rent new digs in Japan is to look for “incident” apartments. Gaijinpot presents a guide to these pads and the benefits — or horrors — that await.

November 14, 2017

Your Level Best: What Year of English Study Should You Be Teaching in Japan?

What kind of English teacher are you at the core and what school grade matches your style?

November 13, 2017

2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 46

You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.

November 13, 2017

This Week in Japan Nov. 13-19, 2017

Every week we post our picks for upcoming events in Japan.

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November 11, 2017

5 Ways to Energize Your English Teaching in Japan as Winter Approaches

With the novelty of the new school term wearing off, the weather turning chilly and the year starting to wind…

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