5 Japanese Cooking YouTubers You Must Watch
Interested in learning how to cook some simple (and not so simple) Japanese dishes? A few of the best cooking YouTube channels can be a great start.
Stylishly Slurp Down Curry Udon at cuud
In Haneda Airport, get a taste of the perfect bowl of curry udon at cuud. Whether you just need a quick bite to eat or want to watch in luxury as chefs prepare udon from scratch, you won't be disappointed.
Try Japanese Tea Ceremony in English!
One of Japan's unique cultural charms is the art of tea ceremony. However, it can be hard to truly experience this piece of Japanese culture because of the language barrier. Unless you visit Jidaiya for English tea ceremony!
10 Tips for a Stress-Free Trip to Japan
Make the most of your visit to Japan and avoid some serious stress with these tips from a longtime Tokyoite! Find out when to avoid trains, how to find ATMs, when to travel and more.
Abroad in Japan: A Book Review
Influencer Chris Broad's chronicles his experiences in Japan—and his immensely popular Youtube channel—in a new, best-selling book.
All About Earthquakes in Japan
Japan has thousands of earthquakes every year, which can be scary if you don't know what to expect! Learn all about earthquakes in Japan, including how to prepare and what to do when it happens.
Winter Tips for Visiting Japan
While Japan is famous for its stunning cherry blossoms in spring, red leaves in the autumn and countless festivals in summer, Japan is also a veritable winter wonderland! Here are some tips for making the most of your time in Japan in its coldest season.
How to Open a Bank Account in Japan
Your straightforward guide to the important (and somewhat intimidating) process of setting up a bank account in Japan.
10 Faux Pas Japanese Train Commuters Hate
Numerous train etiquette guidelines exist in Japan, and though most people follow them religiously even the most polite of passengers can unintentionally make their fellow commuters feel uncomfortable.
How Inheritance Tax Hits Foreigners in Japan
If you’ve lived here for more than 10 years—even without a permanent visa—you may be on the hook for taxes on inheritance anywhere in the world.
Life in Japan: Where to Begin when Moving In
On the hunt for a new apartment? Even without the language barrier, moving in Japan can be pretty tricky. Fortunately, we're here to help!
Questions to Ask Before Moving to Japan
Japan is a dream destination for many. But before immigrating, be sure to ask yourself these important questions.
All About's Guide to Sendai
If you're looking to explore a different side of Japan, there's no better place to visit than the northern region of Tohoku! As the region's largest city, Sendai has something to offer every type of traveler.
Travel Dates to Avoid in Japan
Japan is great all year-round, but there are some dates that are more expensive and more popular than others! Find out when NOT to travel in Japan if you want to avoid large crowds and price hikes!
All About’s Guide to Nara
As Japan’s first permanent capital, Nara is home to a wealth of historical and cultural delights—and deer, lots of deer! Check out our guide to find out how to make the most of your time in this ancient area.
Talking Trash: How to Toss Your Garbage
Japan is pretty serious when it comes to sorting garbage, and it can be tough to understand if you're new to the country or don't speak Japanese. We're here to help you sort through the rules of sorting and throwing away your trash!
How to Get a Working Holiday Visa for Japan
A working holiday visa enables residents form certain countries to spend a whole year living, working and traveling in Japan. So what are you waiting for? Learn how to get that application started now!
Saying 'Sayonara' to Japan? It'll Cost Ya!
As of January 7, 2019, Japan has launched a departure tax that applies to both residents and visitors leaving Japan.
All About Pensions in Japan
We answer important questions about Japanese pensions: who has to contribute, how much you have to pay, when you can receive benefits and how much you can get back?
Recent Non-Fiction Books About Japan That You Must Read
Looking for your next great read about Japan? Here's a selection of some of the best non-fiction books—from memoirs to culinary explorations—published in the 2020s.