Life in Japan

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

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 for every type of traveller from tourists and backpackers to expats and digital nomads.

Although Japan develops some of the most advanced

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

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 Japan’s more rural areas? You’ll definitely find a convenience store somewhere in the ​inaka​ (countryside).

There are numerous chains of