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
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 the art of and where to find one of Japan’s oldest traditions that’s quickly fading away.
By Natsuko Mazany on May 1, 2018
No Japanese? No Problem.
By Christy Anne Jones on April 30, 2018
Three iconic cities. Three unique styles of Japanese soul food. We travel to each area and discover what makes miso, shoyu and tonkotsu styles of ramen so distinct.
By Frank Striegl on April 27, 2018
Sakura & animal selfies and scenery straight out of a storybook… Here are just a few of our favorite posts so far from the ongoing 2018 GaijinPot Cherry Blossom Contest.
By GaijinPot Blog on April 14, 2018
Who, what, where and, most importantly, how to get your hands on these cute, crafty and sometimes weird pieces of Japanese pop culture.
By Mimi Dietderich on April 13, 2018
No one’s heard of this misty mountain retreat just west of Sendai — and that’s what makes it so special.
By GaijinPot Partners on April 11, 2018
These are the rides to seek out during the resort’s year-long 35th anniversary event.