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.
When matcha KitKats won’t make the grade, it’s time to up your souvenir game (and buy yourself something in the meantime).
Struggling with Japanese? The Kumon course - offering tailor-made lessons that you can study when you want - could be for you.
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.
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.
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...
Kashiwaya Ryokan offers a foreigner-friendly yet authentic onsen experience within toe-dipping distance of central Tokyo.
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.
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.
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
If don’t want to see your favorite old sweater burning in a landfill, check out these options for recycling old clothes in Tokyo
Enjoy one of Japan’s biggest outdoor dance festivals on the streets of Yokohama this summer.
Playing soccer while wearing a giant, inflatable bubble? Welcome to the crazy world of Bubble Soccer Tokyo