Living in Japan

Answers to all your questions about how to find an apartment, the weather, different areas of Japan, and more.

  1. The Quick Prep List for Your Japan Visit

    I posted a quick write up not that long ago about planning a trip to Japan. If y…

  2. Keepin’ it 100 about difficulties you’ll face in J…

    You’ve heard of culture shock, the language barrier, and the implications of the…

  3. Fruit Feeding Frenzy

    Do you like fruits? I like fruits. I enjoy eating watermelon, peaches, lychee, a…

  4. Procedures for foreign nationals returning to their home countries: Differences between temporary visits and permanent stays

    Procedures for foreign nationals returning to thei…

    The procedures for foreign nationals returning to their home countries are broad…

  5. How Cherry Blossoms Became the Symbol of Japan

    Close your eyes. What comes to mind when I say “Japan”? Westerners reply with a …

  6. Interview: Anik Barua on building a bridge from Ja…

    When Mr. Barua chose a college major in Bangladesh, he thought carefully about w…

  7. What is Golden Week in Japan 2019

    Golden Week in Japan is a group of national holidays all falling around the firs…

  8. Two Years In Japan

    The last two years of experiencing Japan have gone by quickly. I have lived in t…

  9. Hatsumode Spots – Where to Spend New Year…

    Japan has many wonderful holidays that involve going to shrines and temples. For…

  10. The Past and Present of the Gift Kingdom, Japan

    Japan has the traditional culture of giving seasonal gifts to their relatives, f…

  1. Author: Valerie

    Halloween in Japan and How to Celebrate
  2. Author: J.J.

    Let’s Get Physical
  3. Star Wars plane at Japan airport

    Author: J.J.

    Vacationing outside of Japan… and …
  4. Author: J.J.

    4 Free App for Your Trip to Japan
  5. Author: Yukadon

    [Blog] Current status and ideal state of…
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