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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.
By Rebecca Quin on April 29, 2017
Welcome to Japan. You’ve reached gamers’ paradise.
By Alex Sturmey on April 27, 2017
A month after moving into our village, a time I’d been dreading came around: volunteer day…
By Iain Maloney on April 21, 2017
Searching for a new apartment, this writer stumbled upon a whole different set of options.
By Alex Sturmey on April 16, 2017
To say that Japan’s pension system is complicated is a bit like saying that the sun is rather warm. We’ve broken it down for those of you planning to stay here long term.
By Liam Carrigan on April 11, 2017
In the unspoken world of Japanese etiquette, even saying goodbye requires a little bit of time and finesse.
By Loren Hinton on April 7, 2017
Ever heard of the Japanese government’s Injury and Sickness Allowance?
By Liam Carrigan on April 4, 2017
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live in a luxury serviced residence in one of the world’s biggest – and richest – cities?
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on March 30, 2017
In a new short story series, writer Iain Maloney shares his experiences as the only foreigner in a Gifu village full of elderly people.
By Iain Maloney on March 29, 2017
As the old cliché goes, the only certain things in life are death and taxes.