Work

2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 13

There are opportunities available in content marketing, construction site management, software engineering and English-speaking childcare plus much more in this week's top jobs in Japan.

By 1 min read

Learn

Tweet of the Week #124: Learn How To Grow Mushroom Bonsai

Bonsai can include more than just trees!

By 3 min read

Explore

5 Things to Do in Japan This Spring (That Don’t Involve Hanami)

If you want to tone down the cherry blossom celebrations this year, here are five alternatives for spring activities in Japan.

By 6 min read

Explore

How Did Cherry Blossom Viewing Start in Japan?

We asked hanami revelers if they knew the origins of cherry blossom viewing.

By 3 min read

Learn

Jiko Bukken: Reasonable Rent and Apartment ‘Incidents’

One of the cheapest ways to rent new digs in Japan is to look for "incident" apartments, but what exactly is an "incident"?

By 4 min read

Work

2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 12

If you have experience in project coordination or management, automotive or heavy machinery sales, corporate or legal English editing or advertising and marketing — there are opportunities available in all of these areas in this week's top jobs in Japan!

On

Explore

Discover Tohoku with the New JR East Pass

Non-native residents of Japan can now travel through all of Tohoku and beyond, for a discounted price previously only available to inbound tourists.

By 6 min read

Culture

The Coronavirus Situation in Japan

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in Japan so far.

By 6 min read

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

Learn

Tweet of the Week #123: Ramen Shop Owner Warns Against Undercooked Chashu

Is raw pork belly worth getting sick over?

By 2 min read

Live

Persevering through COVID-19: What we Can Learn from Japan’s Cherry Blossoms

Like the temporary nature of the cherry blossom season, this too shall pass.

By 5 min read

Explore

My First Trip to Tohoku: Why It Belongs on Your Post-Pandemic Travel List

From locally sourced food to spiritual healing and incredible scenic views, traveling from coast to coast in Tohoku is an experience you shouldn’t miss.

By 4 min read

Work

2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 11

Spring is in the air and this week's list of top jobs in Japan might just offer the work opportunity that blossoms into a new career!

On