Others, Culture
Why Not Try Wearing Samue?

Why Not Try Wearing Samue?

May 27, 2020

Have you ever heard of samue? No, no I’m not talking about samui (寒い; the Japanese word for cold) an... Read More...

Others, Culture
The Imperial House of Japan

The Imperial House of Japan

May 25, 2020

  To those of you living in Japan, I’m pretty sure you’ve heard of the Japanese imperial fam... Read More...

Others, Culture
The Decades Old Faces in Japanese Wanted Posters

The Decades Old Faces in Japanese Wanted Posters

Dec 20, 2019

Today, we’re going to dive into a topic most people have never thought of (I should mention that I a... Read More...

Others, Culture
Architecture in Tokyo: The Most Awe-Inspiring Buildings

Architecture in Tokyo: The Most Awe-Inspiring Buildings

Dec 8, 2019

Tokyo is a hub for modern and contemporary architecture. The rich history of Japan influences the de... Read More...

Others
Avoiding Bugs in Japan

Avoiding Bugs in Japan

Aug 21, 2019

Can you really avoid all the bugs in Japan? The short answer is "no". However, I will do my best to ... Read More...

Others, Ranking
Do You Know the Most Popular Female First Names in Japan??

Do You Know the Most Popular Female First Names in Japan??

Feb 9, 2019

  Do you have Japanese friends in Japan? Even you still haven’t, many of you may have ma... Read More...

Others, Ranking
Do You Know the Most Popular Surnames in Japan?

Do You Know the Most Popular Surnames in Japan?

Feb 8, 2019

  When you meet a group of Japanese people for the first time, have you ever noticed tha... Read More...

Others
5  Animals That are Popular Pets in Japan

5 Animals That are Popular Pets in Japan

Nov 26, 2018

Do you know what kinds of animals are popular as pets in Japan? Actually, it is said that the numbe... Read More...

Others, Culture
The Do’s and Don’ts of Pet Ownership in Japan

The Do’s and Don’ts of Pet Ownership in Japan

Oct 25, 2018

Any expat can tell you that living abroad can be lonely at times:  It's tough to be so far from frie... Read More...

Service, Mobile Phone, Others
JP Smart SIM (The best SIM service for you in Japan)

JP Smart SIM (The best SIM service for you in Japan)

Jun 1, 2018   PR  

Do you feel like your monthly phone bill is more expensive than it should be? Does it give you an i... Read More...

Beauty / Cosmetics, Manners, Others, Culture
6 Facts Why Tattoos are Forbidden at Onsen in Japan

6 Facts Why Tattoos are Forbidden at Onsen in Japan

Apr 21, 2018

When you’re staying in Japan, many of you feel that bathing in a Japanese hot spring is one of... Read More...

Food, Shopping, Business Environment, Service, Shopping / Service, Others
Convenience Stores in Japan

Convenience Stores in Japan

Mar 25, 2018

You may think of a convenience store as a place where you can pick up some small “last minute” i... Read More...

Others, Culture
“Morijio”- Good luck charm

“Morijio”- Good luck charm

Mar 22, 2018

    Have you ever visited your Japanese friends’ house for a home party or to ha... Read More...

Food, Manners, Others, Culture
Japanese Souvenir Culture (Omiyage)

Japanese Souvenir Culture (Omiyage)

Mar 24, 2018

  Congratulations! You have been invited to an event hosted by a Japanese friend or co-worke... Read More...

Move To Japan, Others
4 Things You Must Know about Name Seals in Japan

4 Things You Must Know about Name Seals in Japan

Feb 19, 2018

    If you’re a foreigner who has lived in Japan, many of you may have already e... Read More...

Shopping / Service, Others
Why do Japanese People Wait in Such Long Queues?

Why do Japanese People Wait in Such Long Queues?

Feb 12, 2018

  When spending time in Japan, many of you may have already seen long queues of Japanese... Read More...

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