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Rebecca Quin

Originally from the UK, Rebecca first came to Tokyo for what was supposed to be a short stint adventuring in Asia. Four years on and she’s still living the dream — which sometimes involves being dressed as a giraffe.

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Cooking Up A Cure with Fiona Uyema

After being diagnosed with ovarian cancer, Japanese food was the only thing Fiona Uyema could eat. Little did she know that her comfort food would lead her on the road to recovery and a dream career.

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Knock knock knockin’ on doors with Traci Consoli

In our latest GP Spotlight series we talk to Traci Consoli about the challenges and rewards of running one of Tokyo's most loved establishments.

By 7 min read

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24 Hours In Tokyo: A lot can happen in a day

Make every second count with our our 24-hour Tokyo culture tour: eat the world-renowned food, see the landmark sights and do the most iconic experiences. The clock is ticking...

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A Visit To A Tranquil Tattoo Friendly Onsen Just Outside Tokyo

Kashiwaya Ryokan offers a foreigner-friendly yet authentic onsen experience within toe-dipping distance of central Tokyo.

By 3 min read

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Change the world at Japan’s first ever Cleanweb Hackathon

Interested in founding a startup, looking to develop an idea or want to know more about the Cleanweb movement and how you can make a difference? Japan’s first ever bilingual Cleanweb Hackathon is coming to Tokyo and Kyoto.

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Getting Your Japanese Residence Card

You’re supposed to register at your city hall within two weeks of arriving. Use this quick guide to get your official life in Japan started.

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What’s Dating Like in Japan for Foreign Women?

What’s dating like in Japan for foreign women? A group of gals got together to discuss the highs and lows of the Japanese dating scene

By 8 min read

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How to Recycle Old Clothes in Tokyo

If don’t want to see your favorite old sweater burning in a landfill, check out these options for recycling old clothes in Tokyo

By 4 min read

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Yokohama Dance Parade

Enjoy one of Japan’s biggest outdoor dance festivals on the streets of Yokohama this summer.

By 3 min read

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Bumping Along With Tokyo Bubble Soccer 


Playing soccer while wearing a giant, inflatable bubble? Welcome to the crazy world of Bubble Soccer Tokyo

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The Edo-Tokyo Museum

Experience Tokyo through the ages at this fun and interactive museum

By 4 min read

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Magical Animal at PopUp@Aoyama

Made-from-scratch American-style meats for only one more week – get it while you can!

By 3 min read