If you’re learning, picking a mobile application that will let you study anytime, anywhere can accelerate your progress. Here are six of our favorites to keep in your pocket.
By Victoria Mason on May 17, 2018
It’s beaten, sweetened and eaten all across the country in infinite varieties and on all occasions. Here’s a quick primer and a short warning on this ever-present treat.
By Ashley Owen on May 16, 2018
As convenient and vibrant as Japan’s major urban centers are, one expat explains why a change to a more rural area did him a world of good.
By Liam Carrigan on May 15, 2018
Once you get past your initial nerves and reservations, interviewing in Japanese will boost both your career prospects and your self-confidence.
By Liam Carrigan on May 11, 2018
Japan, we’ve gotta talk. This point card habit of yours is getting out of control.
By Aonghas Crowe on May 10, 2018
Lower living costs, diverse courses, career support and a majestic mountain vista on your doorstep — these are a few of our favorite things about studying in Nagano.
By GaijinPot Blog on May 9, 2018
Four fantastic locations in Japan where you can get up close and personal with animals in their natural habitat.
By Ashley Owen on May 8, 2018
From historic onsen villages to stunning coastal towns, book a holiday at one of these beautiful destinations and know your money is helping disaster-affected regions get back on their feet.
By Lucy Dayman on May 4, 2018
Take an expert’s guided journey into three of the most beautiful and unforgettable experiences you can find at Japan’s inns and hot springs.
By Ian Yates on May 3, 2018
Heading to Hokkaido? Check out these three fantastic restaurants for great-tasting vegan fare.
By Ashley Owen on May 2, 2018
Learn everything from hair arrangement to how to walk at this workshop held at the stunning Taiko-en gardens in Osaka. Participants will even get to take their yukata home with them!
By GaijinPot Blog on May 1, 2018
Learn the art of and where to find one of Japan’s oldest traditions that’s quickly fading away.