Contributor

Heidi Sarol

Heidi Sarol is a Filipino content creator living in Tokyo. She lives for cheap thrills, hole in the wall cafes, and exploring as much of Japan as she can!

Articles

Learn

Kanji Cheat Sheet: For Taking the Shinkansen

She took the bullet train going everywhere

By 1 min read

Culture

Autumnal Equinox Day in Japan

Pull out your fall wardrobe and plan your koyo viewing, because autumn is upon us. (And did someone say four-day weekend...?)

By 1 min read

Learn

Kanji Cheat Sheet: Reading Emergency Alerts in Japan

Earthquake and tsunami alerts in Japan can be quite jarring. Keep calm and carry on with this guide.

By 1 min read

Learn

Kanji Cheat Sheet: Understanding Your Japanese TV Remote Control

Everything is under control.

By 1 min read

Learn

Kanji Cheat Sheet: Going to the Dentist in Japan

You know the drill.

By 2 min read

Explore

Kanji Cheat Sheet: Going to the Movies in Japan

*Shoves popcorn in mouth excitedly*

By 1 min read

Learn

Kanji Cheat Sheet: Navigating Bicycle Parking in Japan

Park it like it’s hot.

By 1 min read

Learn

Kanji Cheat Sheet: Using Your Japanese Washing Machine

Is that detergent or fabric softener…? How do I use this freaking Japanese washing machine?

By 1 min read

Learn

Kanji Cheat Sheet: How to Navigate the Japanese Train System

Keep calm and find the right station exit with this guide to catching the train in Japan!

By 1 min read