Victoria is a Tokyo-based journalist and staff writer for the GaijinPot team. Living in Japan since 2014, she's always got travel on the brain. And of course this question: Do we shape culture or does culture shape us?
Tokyo seemed like a vapid beast after three days in Oita Prefecture.
What it's like working in these ungodly hot schools — explained in 10 gifs.
This new hybrid drink released in Japan last week hints at the fact that we might be missing something in our lives, so we had to find out more.
How does this tiny prefecture with a population of less than 600,000 make you feel so connected to a culture that isn’t your own? Hope you’re up for the answer and 36 hours of discovery in Tottori.
Japan is increasingly looking to hire skilled foreign workers across many job categories. With these six tips, you can set yourself up for meaningful employment outside the English teaching industry.
The term “hafu” in Japan means being half-Japanese. With increasing diversity in Japan’s classrooms, the Hafu2Hafu project is a way to educate students (and ourselves) about cultural identity.
The year 2018 has plenty of opportunity for weekend getaways in Japan. Here's where and when to go!
A few surprises and some old favorites in 2017's most-read travel articles.
This year, our most popular articles cover pretty much everything we believe the GaijinPot beast to be: all the info you need to navigate a successful life in Japan.
The responses were hilarious, thoughtful, weird and a little angsty. Vote for your favorite!
This is what happens when you rent a camper in Japan and unexpectedly drive up a mountain.
How to transcend this and other negative travel expectations when visiting Japan, plus more than 10 resources for first timers.