Serve up the one type of sushi Japanese families typically make at home. Perfect for the New Year celebrations!
By Fiona Uyema on December 30, 2016
Living in Japan or know somebody who does? Here’s how to send a nengajo and win top culture points for 2017!
By Rebecca Quin on December 18, 2016
Matcha and strawberries turn this roll cake into a festive fusion dessert for a very merry Japanese Christmas.
By Fiona Uyema on December 7, 2016
Try this Japanese take on the classic Italian-American dish for a comforting winter meal.
By Fiona Uyema on November 17, 2016
Getting your monthly phone bill to as low as ¥2,000 is now an actual possibility in Japan — just be sure to read the fine print.
By Liam Carrigan on November 16, 2016
With winter coming faster than expected, nothing beats good ol’ meat and potatoes. Try this easy recipe for the Japanese version, known as nikujaga.
By Fiona Uyema on November 9, 2016
Make use of that leftover pumpkin with this super simple roasted pumpkin seeds recipe.
By Fiona Uyema on October 30, 2016
The best places to buy musical instruments in Japan. Rock on.
By Romano Brandi on October 29, 2016
Make the most of fall fruit with this simple persimmon and white chocolate cream tart recipe. We’re drooling.
By Fiona Uyema on October 3, 2016
Making a bento is one of the best ways to keep lunch healthy and fun, especially if you’ve got kids. Fiona shares her tips and favorite recipes for bringing a bit of Japan to your midday meal.
By Fiona Uyema on September 7, 2016
We published our first list of essential items to start living in Japan back in 2014. We’re back for round two with reader’s stories, plus tips from the GaijinPot team.
By GaijinPot Blog on August 26, 2016
If you’d like to study in Japan, you’ll need to secure a student visa. Here’s what to do.