It’s autumn — the best time to eat insects! Join GaijinPot as we take a gastronomical tour of bugs in the traditional cuisine of Gifu and Nagano prefectures.
By Joost Van Itterbeeck on October 5, 2017
Many foreigners working in Japan live with depression, but few get real help. Here are some tips and resources for handling it.
By Liam Carrigan on October 3, 2017
Somewhere in northern Japan, someone is cooking this fruit and making it taste fantastic. That person, though, is not me.
By Victoria Vlisides on September 29, 2017
The latest chapter! “Women can be stupid, too — don’t get me wrong. I’m an equal opportunities misanthropist — it’s just that men: we do it so well. At full force.”
By Iain Maloney on September 22, 2017
There are a hundred different reasons that people come to the land of the rising sun, but once you fall in love, you’re going to need to find a job.
By Alex Sturmey on September 15, 2017
If you’ve ever seen a Japanese horror movie, you know that closets in Japan are no place for the living — let alone us queer folk. Here are some ways to avoid and escape the closet, no matter what you’re doing in Japan.
By Alex Rickert on September 14, 2017
Mom and Dad are finally visiting — and you just became their travel agent. Here are some things to consider for family members with mobility and health issues.
By Liam Carrigan on September 12, 2017
GaijinPot is collaborating with Japan’s leading Wi-Fi provider to offer free individual internet access to tourists in a month-long Instagram contest! Here are some of the best entries so far.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on September 9, 2017
Attempting to replace the contents of your lost wallet can be an all-day journey. Here is exactly what — and what not — to do if forced to navigate the process of replacing all your important cards.
By Liam Carrigan on September 8, 2017
Living in Japan for a few years inevitably means you’ll learn to love things that might have otherwise easily annoyed you back home. Here’s what’s grown on me about Japanese culture’s multitude of quirks.
By Alex Sturmey on September 5, 2017
If you’re thinking about a move to Tokyo, here are some affordable neighborhoods to check out that often fly below the radar — meaning better choices for you!
By Lucy Dayman on August 30, 2017
The eskimos may apparently have 1,000 words for snow, but if you watch Japanese TV there seems to be only one (or two) words for “delicious.” Not for you anymore.