With a hot and humid summer already in full swing, it’s time to take some cool precautions. GaijinPot looks at “Cool Japan” from the air conditioner to other, more esoteric, devices.
By Matthew Coslett 4 min read
What it's like working in these ungodly hot schools — explained in 10 gifs.
It's not always Miller time, so here is a selection of some non-alcopops to enjoy at parties, barbecues and other get-togethers in Japan this summer.
Aug. 11, is a holiday for the sole purpose of giving you time to cozy up to Japan’s mountains. Check out these non-Fuji mountainous destinations that are worth a climb at any time of the year.
If you like Japanese tradition with a touch of fire — and fireworks — visit these local gems.
Cool off in Japan’s northeastern region satiated with poetic mountain air, huge festivals and unforgettable lakes that will leave you lusting for more.
The Eskimos may have fifty words for “snow,” but did you know there are a whopping 1,190 rain-related words and phrases in the Japanese language?
From killers to just creepers, here are five bugs you might encounter this summer in Japan — and ways to avoid inviting them into your home.
Join us on a visual trip to white sandy beaches, massive waterfalls and the geekiest cafe in Western Tokyo.
From cozy to all-inclusive, here are the three types of barbecues you’ll have in Japan. Plus four spots in Kansai to partake in them.
Japan’s summer music festival season is back, bringing headliners like LCD Soundsystem and the Foo Fighters to mountains and stadiums across the nation.
The literal mysteries of tsuyu, the Japanese term for the rainy season.