With highlights including the Oriental Niagara Falls, an island populated by cats and an immersive farmstay, Oita is the perfect place to discover the pastoral loveliness of Japan’s countryside.
By Christy Anne Jones on March 5, 2018
Lose yourself in the traditional architecture, ancient castles, samurai mansions and authentic Edo streets of this historic wonderland.
By Christy Anne Jones on March 1, 2018
Ever dreamed of making a living in subtitle and voice over translations for Japanese manga, movies, TV shows and other visual media? This translation course, ideal for foreign students, makes that a possibility.
By GaijinPot Partners on February 24, 2018
This social apartment turned social hotel lends guests smartphones, runs events with local creatives and has an Instagram feed to live for.
By GaijinPot Partners on February 17, 2018
As an ALT you must be adaptable. You are a guest within a school and you’re there to help.
By GaijinPot Partners on February 7, 2018
Northern Gifu has much to offer in winter. Let Satoyama Experience guide you through the streets and hills of Hida-Furukawa in this winter wonderland.
By Iain Maloney on February 5, 2018
Six things that set this pioneer of foreigner-friendly accommodation apart from the rest.
By GaijinPot Partners on February 3, 2018
There’s plenty of things to do in Yokohama: a city by the beach with a western mind, a Japanese heart and an international soul. Here’s 25 ideas to get you started.
By GaijinPot Partners on February 1, 2018
Dream of a chalet experience but don’t want to leave the city? The oh-so-cozy Unwind Hotel & Bar brings the Swiss Alps to Sapporo.
By GaijinPot Partners on November 21, 2017
This game-changing startup connects tourists to locals eager to guide foreigners around Japan with customized tours.
By GaijinPot Partners on November 2, 2017
Hotel Uno Ueno is the latest in Tokyo’s hybrid accommodations that combine the affordability and sociability of a hostel with the upgraded design and amenities of a hotel.
By GaijinPot Partners on October 30, 2017
Looking for something a little bit different to do in Tokyo? Watching horse racing is one of the country’s most popular pastimes — find out why with a fun-filled day at the Tokyo Racecourse.