Onsen - Japan’s Obsession with Hot Springs

Onsen - Japan’s Obsession with Hot Springs
Published on November 19 2019 in Culture

As one of the leading travel destinations for over a decade, Japan is known worldwide for their unrivalled technology, exquisite traditional cuisine such as sushi and tempura, and of course the iconic views of Mt.Fuji. But there’s a part of the Jap...

The Comprehensive Guide to SIM Cards in Japan: Short and Long-Term Options

The Comprehensive Guide to SIM Cards in Japan: Short and Long-Term Options
Published on November 19 2019 in Life in Japan

Japan is an eclectic mix of traditional and modern landmarks, anime-fueled pop culture and exquisite cuisine, it’s no wonder it has become known as a leading travel destination, attracting over 30 million ​people this year alone. There’s something ...

How to Write a Japanese Resume

How to Write a Japanese Resume
Published on November 19 2019 in Work in Japan

It goes without saying that applying for a job means having to write out a resume tailored specifically for the position. Japan as a country and society has many unique aspects and writing a Japanese resume is one of them. Though there are two majo...

Share Houses in Japan: The Comprehensive Guide

Share Houses in Japan: The Comprehensive Guide
Published on November 19 2019 in Accomodation

A new trend in housing has been on the rise for the past year and it’s attracting more and more people, including travelers, expats and even Japanese locals. Share houses. While share houses are not a new concept, they are rapidly becoming the most...

Convenience Stores (Konbini) in Japan: What can you buy from there ?

Convenience Stores (Konbini) in Japan: What can you buy from there ?
Published on November 19 2019 in Life in Japan

Convenience stores - also known as ​konbini​ in Japanese - can be found all over Japan. There’s more than 50,000 of them across the country! You can’t walk for longer than a minute in Tokyo without passing at least one. Planning on travelling to Ja...

How to Rent an Apartment in Japan: A Guide for Foreigners

How to Rent an Apartment in Japan: A Guide for Foreigners
Published on November 19 2019 in Accomodation

With its long history and rich culture, Japan has fascinated many travellers throughout the centuries. Nowadays, Japan offers an incredibly safe society, with a rich cultural heritage, mouth-watering cuisine and many unique opportunities for study an...