All About Japan

All About Japan Authors

  • Way back in 2007 I came to Japan on a whim, fell in love with the country, and have been living here full-time since 2013. I’ve lived in Hiroshima, Kyoto and most recently Nagoya, and when I’m not working I’m usually found sightseeing or zooming around the Nagoya area on my bicycle.

  • A wonderlist for your wanderlust.
    Follow for more of Japan's most wondrous places, bizarre things, and magically delicious foods.

  • I still live in Kawasaki, but I work in the AAJ office now as the English editor. I spend most of my free time studying, reading comics, watching movies and gaming (video, board and tabletop). I love to travel, eat good food and drink.

  • I learned cooking from my mom at a young age. She cooked for us every night and I still get very excited when I visit my home in Japan because I can eat her delicious meals. The name Just One Cookbook came from my passion to make "just one cookbook" for all my family recipes, so I can save all the recipes my family enjoys in one place and then one day pass them on to my children.

  • Originally from Melbourne, Lucy recently quit her job as a music writer to live in Japan because, why not? Between freelance writing and traveling she's been dabbling in film and some very amateur film photography you can check out on her Instagram.

  • Discover the beauty of Japan's 34 national parks, including three World Natural Heritage Sites and four World Cultural Heritage Sites registered under UNESCO.

  • Born in Japan & raised in the U.S., Reina has built her career as a YouTuber, voice actor, and translator. She shares Japanese & otaku culture through her YouTube channel & social media.

  • Quirky little British lass who worships all things Naruto (TV series), Reina graduated from Japanese voice-acting school and is currently freelancing as a bilingual actress and voice actress. Hobbies include katana exercise, karaoke and watching anime.

  • Selena Hoy is a Tokyo-based writer who specializes in travel, culture, food, art, business, and beyond. Her work has appeared in BBC Travel, Roads and Kingdoms, CNN Travel, Jetstar Magazine, and others.

  • Ellie. 29. British. 50+ Countries. 6 Continents. Traveller Since 2010. 2 Years Living in Oz. 2.5 Living in London. Blogging Since 2014. Quit My Job To Travel Again & Blog Full Time in Summer 2018. Travelling Right Now. Solo Female Traveller. Lover of Less Visited Places. Backpacker. Yoga. Ayurveda. On a Spiritual Journey. Lover of the Moon. Veggie. Striving for the Digital Nomad Life. Big Dreams. Bigger Plans.

  • I was born and raised in southern Minnesota and have always dreamed of living in Japan so in 2015 I studied abroad in Tokyo with my husband. I'm currently finishing my undergrad in Minnesota and will move right back to Tokyo as soon as I graduate!

  • Kansai-based freelance writer from the UK, who moved to Japan on a working holiday visa in 2017. Hobbies include travelling, yoga, reading, and attempting to master Japanese!

  • Japan Objects is an online magazine for culture lovers, presenting the most inspiring Japanese art & design.

  • I'm a blogger, traveler and freelance writer living in Gifu, Japan. Originally from Melbourne, Australia, I have lived in Japan now for over 12 years.

  • Retire Japan provides information and a venue to share experiences and support each other as residents of Japan. They aim to help readers learn the ins and outs of Japan's many financial systems, and plan for a better future.

  • Highlighting Japan is an online magazine published once a month by the Cabinet Office of the Government of Japan, aiming to help readers better understand Japan today.

  • I’m a current eikaiwa (English conversation) teacher who loves to travel. When I get some of that coveted time off, I like to explore as much of Japan as possible! In my free time I take photos, do digital art, and practice my kanji through the art of Japanese calligraphy.

  • We bring you all the best travel tips to enjoy your time in Japan... in Thai!
    From the busy streets of Tokyo to splendid natural scenery, our travel-loving team doesn’t miss a thing.

  • After working as an editor for Summit Media, the leading publishing company in the Philippines, I went to business school in Tokyo to prepare for the building of my future social enterprise that combines the elements of my Creative Source, Travelvocacy, and Ministry of Food. Nowadays, while learning Nihongo, I’m writing my memoir Made in Japan, while hosting and cooking for the PhilippineRoving Restaurant, promoting cultural exchange in Japan. My favorite words are write, eat, travel, yoga, and