Money, Entertainment

Series! Exploring Tokyo for ¥1000 or Less: Asakusa

Nov 7, 2018

Asakusa is a neighborhood in Tokyo which is most famous for its temples and soba noodles, but which ... Read More...

Money, Entertainment

Series! Exploring Tokyo for ¥1,000 or Less: Ginza District

Oct 24, 2018

  In Ginza is a district of Chūō, Tokyo that is most famously known as an upscale shoppi... Read More...

Relationships, Culture

Sharing is Caring: Why do Japanese People Buy so Many Souvenirs?

Sep 26, 2018

When Japanese people travel both within Japan and around the world, they love to shop. Upon seei... Read More...

Shopping / Service

Going Green: 4 Japanese Phrases to Reduce Plastic Waste.

Sep 17, 2018

One of the first things I noticed when I began shopping in Japan was the sheer number of plastic bag... Read More...

Culture

Book Covers – a 100-year-old Unique Feature of Japanese Culture

Sep 17, 2018

You can see many Japanese people spending their time on the train effectively reading books or n... Read More...

Manners, Culture

5 Things You Need to Know about Omiyage Gift-Giving Culture in Japan

Aug 31, 2018

Has your Japanese coworker returned from a business trip armed with neatly wrapped boxes of snacks f... Read More...

Shopping / Service

Great Deals at the Base of Mt. Fuji! Enjoy shopping at the Gotemba Premium Outlets

Aug 27, 2018

Tired of the stress of the city?  Looking for a day out-- and some good deals while you're at it? ... Read More...

Shopping

One Size Fits All? What you need to know about Clothing Sizes in Japan

Aug 19, 2018

Japan is a shopper’s paradise.  With high rise boutique shopping centers, endless underground mazes ... Read More...

Food, Restaurant, Move To Japan, Shopping / Service

Exploring Harajuku – Where to Go in Tokyo’s Hub of Youth Culture

Jun 20, 2018

Things to do in Harajuku   I can’t imagine there are many better places in Tokyo to get los... Read More...

Golden Week, Spring, Outdoor Activities, Entertainment

How to Spend Springtime in Japan

Apr 11, 2018

Spring: The Most Enjoyable Season to go Outside In Japan, there are four seasons: spring, summer,... Read More...

Move To Japan, Shopping / Service

5 Fantastic Services in Japanese Department Stores

Feb 27, 2018

  If you’re living in Japan or came to Japan as a tourist, have you ever gone shopping a... Read More...

New Life, Move To Japan

Convenient Cards for Life in Japan

Aug 16, 2017

Reference: Train 101: A Guide on How to Commute Everyday in Japan Convenient IC card of Japan, iss... Read More...

Shopping, Shopping / Service, Others, Ranking

5 Must-Buys of LoFt

Jun 21, 2017

Speaking of the must-buy shopping list in Japan, besides those Japanese cosmetics and skincare p... Read More...

Shopping, Shopping / Service

Top 5 Must-Buys of NITORI

Jun 16, 2017

  As the largest furniture and home furnishing chain in Japan, NITORI’s signboards can b... Read More...

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