All you need is an unlocked phone, your passport and WiFi to make a contract through JP Smart SIM — a mobile service designed by and for foreign residents.
By GaijinPot Partners on March 8, 2018
Things will go wrong in an English class, but if you plan ahead for possible hiccups you will rarely be caught by surprise!
By GaijinPot Partners on March 7, 2018
Ever dreamed of making a living in subtitle and voice over translations for Japanese manga, movies, TV shows and other visual media? This translation course, ideal for foreign students, makes that a possibility.
By GaijinPot Partners on February 24, 2018
While an ALT is a perfectly adequate assistant in the classroom, the SALT takes it one step further.
By GaijinPot Partners on February 22, 2018
This social apartment turned social hotel lends guests smartphones, runs events with local creatives and has an Instagram feed to live for.
By GaijinPot Partners on February 17, 2018
As an ALT you must be adaptable. You are a guest within a school and you’re there to help.
By GaijinPot Partners on February 7, 2018
Six things that set this pioneer of foreigner-friendly accommodation apart from the rest.
By GaijinPot Partners on February 3, 2018
There’s plenty of things to do in Yokohama: a city by the beach with a western mind, a Japanese heart and an international soul. Here’s 25 ideas to get you started.
By GaijinPot Partners on February 1, 2018
Teaching any type of English class in Japan can have its challenges, but special needs students offer unique, one-on-one situations to help you grow as a teacher — and a person.
By GaijinPot Partners on December 6, 2017
Wherever you are in Japan a Prince hotel awaits. Check out these three properties for your next weekend getaway.
By GaijinPot Partners on December 3, 2017
The Cuisine Press has developed a series of unique tours that allow overseas tourists to sample Japan’s food culture while enjoying the beauty and charm of Tohoku’s farming and fishing villages.
By GaijinPot Partners on December 1, 2017
Dream of a chalet experience but don’t want to leave the city? The oh-so-cozy Unwind Hotel & Bar brings the Swiss Alps to Sapporo.
By GaijinPot Partners on November 21, 2017
An ideal English lesson should have a 50:50 teaching ratio with the JTE and ALT — but here’s how it should go for those non-ideal times.