More highlights from our Win a Trip to Japan contest which ends in three days. The lucky winner gets to travel to four different destinations in Japan with the new JAL Explorer Pass, sharing their adventures with GaijinPot along the way.
By GaijinPotters 1 min read
People from all over the world have submitted video entries for our Win a Trip to Japan contest in partnership with Japan Airlines and the JAL Explorer Pass. Check out some of the highlights.
Having the right people around you can have a significant impact on your experiences, so how can a new arrival go about making friends in Japan?
New Yorker Gene Williams is a video game hero in this video entry for our Win a trip to Japan contest in partnership with Japan Airlines.
Trying to study the native language of your new home can be tough, particularly if you are working as an English teacher. But, with an open mind and a little motivation, you can actually find learning and practice opportunities all around you.
Willer Express are offering a direct, overnight bus route from Tokyo to the historical city of Ise in Mie Prefecture.
After arriving in Japan to begin my much-anticipated working holiday, I wonder if perhaps I've made a big mistake.
A personal account of applying for the Japanese working holiday visa from the UK.
The appeal of Halloween in Japan lies in two things: commercialism and costumes.
Cheap, fast and convenient; the Access Narita is a brand new bus service that makes getting to and from the airport easier than ever
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