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Grids Hotel + Hostel
May 19, 2017

Grids Hotel and Hostel: Defy Labels at this Cool New Travel Hub

Backpacker youth hostel? Budget hotel? International guesthouse? At Grids Hotel and Hostel, you can experience it all in an authentic new way. Watch the video here.

May 15, 2017

After a Successful ALT Interview: The Next Steps

You did research, nailed the interview and the company has offered you a job — congratulations! What happens next?

May 1, 2017

11 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Saitama

Expect the unexpected with gorgeous scenery, immaculately-preserved history and wonderfully quirky attractions (including Finnish hippopotamuses).

6 Things Recruiters Look For in an ALT Interview
April 28, 2017

6 Things Recruiters Look for During an ALT job interview

It’s not all about your resume in an interview, this is your chance to demonstrate other qualities a piece of paper can’t show.

April 14, 2017

WeBase: The Hostel Retreat That’s Making Us All Want to Holiday in Kamakura

[Video] Have you heard the news? There’s a new hostel in town. And it’s absolutely baller.

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.

Chichibu Shibazakura Festival 2017
April 1, 2017

A One-Day Itinerary to the Chichibu Shibazakura Festival 2017

Want to see the shibazakura this spring? Try this one-day itinerary featuring a spectacular flower festival, a brand-new onsen resort and dinner on a traveling restaurant.

March 30, 2017

Take a tour inside this brand-new luxury serviced residence

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live in a luxury serviced residence in one of the world’s biggest – and richest – cities?

March 21, 2017

Live Action Ninja Show at Flamingo the Arusha in Osaka

The throwing stars come out at night — along with “Kill Bill”-style sword battles, geisha performances and traditionally prepared Japanese food — at this Osaka dinner theater.

March 18, 2017

4 Reasons to Download Travel Japan Wi-Fi

No need to login or register to connect, the Travel Japan Wi-Fi app automatically hooks you up with instant Wi-Fi across Japan, as well as travel recommendations, tips, discounts and your own virtual scrapbook.

March 17, 2017

Ancient Crafts: Explore the Art of Silk in Tochigi Prefecture

Learn all about the ancient art of yuki tsumugi in a beautiful rural corner of Japan.

March 2, 2017

4 Problems I Faced Renting in Japan (And What You Can Do Instead)

Trying to arrange an apartment in Japan? Whether you’re overseas or here already there’s a new foreigner-friendly housing program that’s designed to make the process totally problem-free.

February 28, 2017

5 Genius Travel Hacks for Your Trip to Japan

Make every moment of your Japan trip count with these top travel hacks.

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