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Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo/Yokohama: The Keihin-Tohoku Line

Tokyo, Yokohama, Kawaguchi, Saitama and Kawasaki—the Keihin–Tohoku line is a convenient and affordable train line for anyone searching for an apartment with options for food and fun.

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5 Best Museums in Japan for Fashion Lovers

Interested in fashion history? Looking for a different kind of museum experience? Check out these five places on our list.

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How to Save Money While Traveling Around Japan

Simple ways to reduce travel costs using cards and points schemes.

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5 More Things in Japan Gone for Good

GaijinPot looks at some of the biggest events in Japan that have disappeared.

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Japan Travel 101: Your First Trip in 2023

How to plan for your first trip to Japan

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Culture

Japanese New Year Traditions: 10 Ways to Celebrate Like a Local

Put those pajamas on and settle in for a proper o-shogatsu—Japanese style.

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2022 Top Jobs in Japan Week 49

Learn more about the open e-commerce, editorial and engineering positions in this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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This Is What It's Like to Tour Inside the Fukushima Exclusion Zone

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5 Japanese Yokai that Embody the Spirit of Winter

This collection of scary snow spooks will send you diving under the kotatsu.

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Christmas Eve Boyfriend: Unique Japanese Words and Phrases for The Holidays

Looking at the unique ideas Japanese people use for Christmas reveals a lot about the differences between Japanese Christmas and its Western equivalent. 

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December Stocking Stuffers: GaijinPot Jobs in Japan Grab Bag Style!

Stress-free beach gigs, head of school opportunities and beauty clinic sales leads make Santa’s list this month… which presents will get your application?

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2022 Top Jobs in Japan Week 48

Localization, education, software engineering and more in this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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