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For many, visiting a city for a short period of time just isn’t enough. Studying abroad gives you an entire year to immerse yourself in the local lifestyle and being an international student gives you the flexibility of a tourist […]
Easy to find and often covered by Japanese health insurance, kampo is worth knowing about.
The good news: foreigners can rent apartments in Japan. The bad news? It can be hard to do so. We’ve pulled together information especially for renting an apartment or house in Tokyo or Japan as a foreigner. Need some expert […]
Hundreds of new energy providers have popped up. Which Tokyo energy company is cheapest? And how to change providers?
See the cheapest, fastest and most convenient options for home connectivity.
There are some very good reasons that most Tokyoites don’t have cars—primarily great public transport, and really expensive parking. If you’re considering buying a car, you may find that the exorbitant costs of parking outweigh the vehicle’s running costs. Before […]
The trusty ‘shopping bicycle’ is ubiquitous in Japan. It’s used for the daily commute to school and work, carrying kids across town, lugging groceries, and taking in the local landscape. You might be familiar with its nickname, mama-chari. Here’s what […]