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Renewing Your Visa In-person and Online in Japan

A straightforward guide to renewing your visa in Japan. 

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10 Essential Items for Staying Warm during Winter in Japan

Gear up for winter in Japan with ten essential items to keep you warm all throughout.

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10 Running Routes in Tokyo for Runners of All Levels

Here are routes for runners of all levels who want a good run across Tokyo.

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‘The GaijinPot Cast’: A New Podcast by Foreigners Living in Japan

The team at GaijinPot share their experiences and thoughts about life in Japan on 'The GaijinPot Cast'—now available!

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What Are Year-End Taxes in Japan?

A quick guide to understand your year-end tax adjustments in Japan.

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Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo: The Tozai Line

What makes living on the Tozai line so great? 

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Why Autumn is My Favorite Season in Japan

From seasonal treats to vibrant colors, fall is the perfect time of year.

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How to Deal with Your Japanese Neighbors

Here's a rundown on simple ways to connect to your Japanese neighbors and how to tackle everyday challenges.

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What I Love About Fall in Kyushu

Subtropical Kyushu may not be the place you imagine to have an idyllic autumn. But, if you read on, I hope you’ll be as moved by its loveliness as I am.

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10 Simple Tips For Saving Money in Japan

Here are some quick and easy ways you can live in Japan on a budget.

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Life in A Japanese Share House: Costs, Benefits and Social Life

Thinking of opting for a share house in Japan? Dive into this guide to understand Japanese share houses' benefits, expenses and social environment. Discover if this living arrangement aligns with your preferences!

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Tenant Fees To Look Out For While Renting In Japan

About to rent an apartment in Japan? Here are a few fees you should be aware of before you sign on the dotted line.

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