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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.

April 21, 2017

The Only Gaijin in the Village: Chapter Two

A month after moving into our village, a time I’d been dreading came around: volunteer day…

April 20, 2017

Why You Should Fly a Drone this Golden Week (and How To Do It)

Going somewhere this Golden Week? Here’s why you should think about taking a drone with you and what to do with it when you’re there.

April 19, 2017

LGBTQ in Japan: Finding Community and Getting Out There

It’s actually very easy to get out there in a country where, for several reasons, you may choose not to be entirely “out.”

April 18, 2017

How to Survive on a Basic Teacher Salary in Japan

Tips for making that ¥250,000 go the distance from somebody who’s been there, spent that.

April 17, 2017

This Week in Japan April 17-23, 2017

Every Monday we serve top picks for this week’s events in Japan. To list your event, contact the editor of GaijinPot.

April 17, 2017

2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 16

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

April 17, 2017

How To Pronounce Japanese Like A Native

Use these techniques to help you sound more like a native when speaking Japanese.

April 16, 2017

6 Wacky Homes in Japan

Searching for a new apartment, this writer stumbled upon a whole different set of options.

April 13, 2017

5 Tips to Make a Good Impression at your First ALT Interview

Nail your first ALT interview before you even walk into the meeting room.

April 12, 2017

2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 15

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

April 12, 2017

Working as a Recruiter in Japan

A human resources consultant gives us the lowdown on working as a headhunter in Japan

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