Historical Events, Travel
1 Day Trip To Kawagoe City, Saitama Prefecture

1 Day Trip To Kawagoe City, Saitama Prefecture

Aug 16, 2018

Kawagoe is a small city in Saitama Prefecture, located in the suburbs of Tokyo. Its population is 35... Read More...

Language
How I Mastered Japanese! 5 Tips for Learning Japanese!

How I Mastered Japanese! 5 Tips for Learning Japanese!

Aug 14, 2018

Let’s get this out of the way: if you are new to Japan, and if you don’t already speak a second lang... Read More...

Relationships, Culture
8 Gestures to Know Based on Japanese Traditional Cultures

8 Gestures to Know Based on Japanese Traditional Cultures

Aug 13, 2018

    First of all, people communicate with each other not only using language but... Read More...

Money, Insurance, Health
Haven’t Paid Your National Health Insurance? The First 3 Things to Know!

Haven’t Paid Your National Health Insurance? The First 3 Things to Know!

Aug 9, 2018

Do you have a national health insurance card in Japan? Even if you are covered by your company so... Read More...

Culture
Hiroshima – More than just history

Hiroshima – More than just history

Aug 8, 2018

On August 6th, 1945 at 8:15 am, Japan changed forever, as did the world.     ... Read More...

Transportation, Travel, Traffic
5 Haunted Places in Japan You Must Not Visit

5 Haunted Places in Japan You Must Not Visit

Aug 6, 2018

There are many haunted places all over Japan. More than a few people even visit these kinds of p... Read More...

Summer, Travel, Culture
Great Onsens To Visit During Summer

Great Onsens To Visit During Summer

Aug 4, 2018

Have you ever been to an onsen (hot spring)? An onsen is a large bath shared by many people, a... Read More...

Summer, Move To Japan, Culture
The Japanese Summer Festival, “Bon-odori”

The Japanese Summer Festival, “Bon-odori”

Aug 2, 2018

During the summer in Japan, have you ever heard the the sound of Japanese drums from somewhere i... Read More...

Transportation, Culture
Why There Are So Many Molesters In Japan and How to Stay Safe

Why There Are So Many Molesters In Japan and How to Stay Safe

Aug 3, 2018

Do you think Japan is one of the safest countries in the world? That’s true to some extent. An o... Read More...

Summer, Festivals, Beauty / Cosmetics, Move To Japan, Outdoor Activities, Culture
Japanese Summer-Wear: Yukata

Japanese Summer-Wear: Yukata

Aug 1, 2018

The yukata, a type of traditional Japanese clothing, is popular during summer in Japan. You can of... Read More...

Summer, Beauty / Cosmetics, Move To Japan, Outdoor Activities, Culture
What You Need to Know Before Going Out in a Yukata

What You Need to Know Before Going Out in a Yukata

Jul 31, 2018

Summer, the perfect time to wear a yukata. The yukata is a type of traditional Japanese clothing... Read More...

Summer, Traffic
Riding the Train in the Japanese Summer

Riding the Train in the Japanese Summer

Jul 29, 2018

Right now the hottest days of Japanese summer are rushing upon us. Many of you are already enjoy... Read More...

Summer, Arts, Move To Japan, Culture
Traditional Japanese Wind-Bells: Fuurin

Traditional Japanese Wind-Bells: Fuurin

Jul 28, 2018

The rainy season is coming to a close, and we're headed for the dog days of summer here in Japan... Read More...

Summer, Move To Japan, Outdoor Activities, Culture
Traditional Japanese River-boating: Yakatabune

Traditional Japanese River-boating: Yakatabune

Jul 27, 2018

When you think about summer in Japan, what comes to mind? Maybe you think of fireworks, watermelon... Read More...

Move To Japan, Language, Manners, Culture
Back-channeling in Japanese: Aizuchi

Back-channeling in Japanese: Aizuchi

Jul 25, 2018

When speaking to a Japanese friend, you may have noticed them nodding and making small interject... Read More...

Summer, Festivals, Move To Japan
Sunflower Hot Spots in Japan

Sunflower Hot Spots in Japan

Jul 24, 2018

What’s your favorite flower? Roses? Lilies? African daisies? Flowers are a great way to brigh... Read More...

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