A quick guide to help vegans, vegetarians, halal followers and those with dietary restrictions in Japan.
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Everything—including groceries—can be purchased online, sometimes at half the regular in-store price.
You never know when you might have to check into the hospital: here’s what you should know beforehand.
Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo will enter a state of emergency from April 25.
Need to furnish your new home in Japan? GaijinPot’s how-to guide has the best places to find quality and affordable furniture in Japan.
SoftBank, Docomo, Au and Rakuten offer reduced pricing plans.
Don't sleepwalk into a miserable old age—it's easy to retire in Japan if you prepare well in advance. These are the steps you need to take.
With the sakura season underway, we have to ask: Is hanami all that enjoyable?
One of the cheapest ways to rent new digs in Japan is to look for "incident" apartments, but what exactly is an "incident"?
Like the temporary nature of the cherry blossom season, this too shall pass.
The solemn marker of a difficult decade for people and communities affected by the events of March 11, 2011