We chart winter light ups all across Japan in our latest travel guide.
By Teni Wada on November 25, 2017
Looking to do some budget traveling in Japan for Christmas and the New Year? Plan a winter holiday in Japan that won’t deplete your bank this winter season.
By Robert Kodama on November 24, 2017
From Tokyo to Okinawa (sorry Hokkaido!), vegan food festivals are popping up all over Japan.
By Chiara Terzuolo on November 23, 2017
Ten of Japan’s 16 national holidays are directly related to the Emperor — with one more on the way.
By Aonghas Crowe on November 22, 2017
There’s something about the uniquely Japanese way in which Christmas is celebrated here that always brings a smile to my face. Illuminations are no different.
By Liam Carrigan on November 21, 2017
Dream of a chalet experience but don’t want to leave the city? The oh-so-cozy Unwind Hotel & Bar brings the Swiss Alps to Sapporo.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on November 21, 2017
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By GaijinPot Blog on November 20, 2017
Every week we post our picks for upcoming events in Japan.
By Dan Grunebaum on November 20, 2017
In May 2016, my wife and I moved to rural Japan. I am the only foreigner in the village.
By Iain Maloney on November 17, 2017
Trump’s Asia tour was all about sending a message: in this case, a saber instead of an olive branch, but there was plenty of unavoidable (and unfortunate) comedic relief along the way, too.
By Alex Sturmey on November 16, 2017
One of the cheapest ways to rent new digs in Japan is to look for “incident” apartments. Gaijinpot presents a guide to these pads and the benefits — or horrors — that await.
By Matthew Coslett on November 15, 2017
What kind of English teacher are you at the core and what school grade matches your style?