Where do you stand in the FamilyMart vs. 7-Eleven debate? There’s a new #1 in our top 5 konbini for 2017
By GaijinPot Blog on June 16, 2017
I’m not a native speaker, but can I still teach English in Japan?
By Liam Carrigan on June 13, 2017
The literal mysteries of tsuyu, the Japanese term for the rainy season.
By Aonghas Crowe on June 9, 2017
As the temperatures rise and the air conditioning falls, this season presents plenty of inspiration to get in shape — here’s how to tackle it naturally.
By Liam Carrigan on June 6, 2017
For those that have never felt the earth move under their feet in Japan, here are a few practical suggestions to keep in mind.
By Meagan Finlay on May 31, 2017
In a metropolitan area as diverse as Osaka, there’s plenty to see and do during those hot summer nights.
By Liam Carrigan on May 30, 2017
Trains are an unavoidable part of daily life in Japan — they also give life to specific genera of homo sapiens.
By Alex Sturmey on May 25, 2017
The izakaya is an undeniable staple of Japanese social life, so what is it and what do you actually do? Here are some helpful tips.
By Lucy Dayman on May 24, 2017
There’s no place like June for the holidays…
By Aonghas Crowe on May 11, 2017
Have you been following #gaijinconfessionfriday?
By GaijinPot Blog on May 9, 2017
The grass isn’t always greener — especially if it’s artificial.
By Alex Sturmey on May 5, 2017
Finding an affordable, spacious and beautifully-designed apartment in Tokyo is easy. Said no one ever. The social apartment is here to change that.