If you’d like to study in Japan, you’ll need to secure a student visa. Here’s what to do.
By GaijinPot Blog on August 25, 2016
Yakisoba is one of the easiest festival foods to make at home outside of Japan. Try this quick recipe for a taste of Japanese matsuri, wherever you are in the world.
By Fiona Uyema on August 24, 2016
The food you get at festivals in Japan is downright amazing so why not recreate your favorites at home? Try this easy recipe for a much-loved matsuri classic: okonomiyaki.
By Fiona Uyema on August 10, 2016
Leaving Japan, you’ll have to deal with just as many bureaucratic procedures as when you first arrived. Here’s a comprehensive checklist for the most stress-free sayonara possible.
By Joyce Wan on August 1, 2016
Learn how to make staple Japanese dishes at home with our new “How to Make” series. First up: salmon teriyaki and miso soup.
By Fiona Uyema on July 22, 2016
Nobody likes paying your electric bill but with this handy guide at least you will know what you are paying.
By Lynda Deaver on July 11, 2016
Maybe all-night sessions in front of the console aren’t so bad after all.
By Liam Carrigan on June 27, 2016
Watching movies in Japan can be pricey but if you plan in advance, you can find good deals on discount tickets.
By Lisa Hong on June 12, 2016
For the foreign community having a good Internet connection is a necessity. Unfortunately Internet in Japan comes with a lot of unwanted extras.
By Matthew Coslett on June 8, 2016
You’re supposed to register at your city hall within two weeks of arriving. Use this quick guide to get your official life in Japan started.
By Rebecca Quin on March 2, 2016
With just a few simple changes, you’ll soon find your bank balance looking considerably healthier than before
By Liam Carrigan on November 29, 2015
If don’t want to see your favorite old sweater burning in a landfill, check out these options for recycling old clothes in Tokyo