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5 Spots to Get a Bird’s Eye View of the Shibuya Scramble Crossing

A brand new observation deck is just one of the options for scoping out the world-famous intersection from above.

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Intriguing, Immersive and International Jobs in Japan

From tiny pigs to the tallest slopes and the comfort of a desk to busy trails. Check out these jobs in tourism, anime, tourism and more!

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Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo/Yokohama: The Keihin-Tohoku Line

Tokyo, Yokohama, Kawaguchi, Saitama and Kawasaki—the Keihin–Tohoku line is a convenient and affordable train line for anyone searching for an apartment with options for food and fun.

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How to Save Money While Traveling Around Japan

Simple ways to reduce travel costs using cards and points schemes.

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Culture

Japanese New Year Traditions: 10 Ways to Celebrate Like a Local

Put those pajamas on and settle in for a proper o-shogatsu—Japanese style.

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December Stocking Stuffers: GaijinPot Jobs in Japan Grab Bag Style!

Stress-free beach gigs, head of school opportunities and beauty clinic sales leads make Santa’s list this month… which presents will get your application?

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Finding Pieces of India in Japan

Are you feeling homesick for India? Here are some experiences to remind you of home: from food to sports to festivals—even religion

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Winter Travel Jobs in Japan are Poppin’

Hotels, hostels, food and beverage and balancing the budget are in high demand this month on GaijinPot Jobs!

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5 Things to Know About Traveling to Japan in 2022 and Beyond

With Japan finally opening up, Gaijinpot explains what this means for visitors.

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Culture

All you Need to Know About Pocky Day in Japan

There’s no escape from the confectionery power of this ubiquitous chocolate-coated biscuit.

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The Best Halloween Parties and Events for 2022

Halloween is back with a bang! Find out where to party in Tokyo for Halloween 2022.

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Good Money, Better Job Opportunities in Japan for October

Career opportunities for early and storied professionals in IT, Education and Travel! Even a chance to relocate to the US!

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