Worried about the upcoming increase in consumption tax in Japan? Here's how it might impact your daily life.
By Annelise Giseburt 5 min read
Beyond the tourist hotspots, old shopping streets, train stations, and underground arcades have the power to transport you decades back in time.
Moving to Japan can have its challenges. Equipping your new home with the basics shouldn't be one of them.
Movies, pizza, bullet trains and mobile phones seem more expensive in Japan than elsewhere. Here's how you can save.
A survival guide for meatless options in Japanese convenience stores.
Let Japan and its unique culture of food blow your mind — and your senses — with amazing “konbini,” exclusive “ekiben” and subterranean “depachika.”
Celebrate this Valentine's Day in Japan by being super weird about it.
Simple ideas for presents that capture the fun of Japan.
Japan, we’ve gotta talk. This point card habit of yours is getting out of control.
When matcha KitKats won’t make the grade, it’s time to up your souvenir game (and buy yourself something in the meantime).
Whether it’s a hot coffee, an iced tea, or even an umbrella, chances are there’s a vending machine near you that sells it.
Japan is home to some of the world’s best skincare and beauty products, many of which can be found easily at everyday chain stores and conbini.