All About the Seishun 18 Ticket
Traveling around Japan by rail need not be an expensive feat. If you have plenty of time and a knack for adventure, the Seishun 18 ticket might be just for you.
No Need to Lug Around Your Luggage Anymore
Thanks to Ecbo Cloak you can now store your luggage at cafés, bars and restaurants, so you can keep your travel light!
The Secrets of the Lawson Copy Machine
More than making copies, these machines can also fax, scan, and print PDFs or photos from a memory device or the internet. And you don't need Japanese to make them work!
The 4 Faces of Lawson
Can you name Lawson's four different store types? And did you know you can get Lawson products automatically delivered to your door?
8 Accommodation Options in Japan
So, you're planning your first trip or long-term move to Japan and you’re afraid you’ll end up under a bridge, alone and cold, unable to find a roof? This article is for you!
Live in the Moment in Tokyo with Meditation
In the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, it can be difficult to find a calming atmosphere. But not anymore, thanks to Muon, a Tokyo-based studio that focuses exclusively on meditation.
Tokyo's New Foreign Residents Support Center
The Japanese government has opened a center that offers foreign residents support ranging from immigration issues to employment. The facility also advises companies employing foreigners, and local governments of areas where they reside.
6 Very Useful Things You Can Do at Lawson
Since electing to stay open 24 hours in1977, the range of services available at Lawson stores has continued to expand year after year. Check out all the useful things you can do at your friendly neighborhood store!
Free Wi-Fi Coming to Mount Fuji
Service will be available on four different hiking routes to Japan’s tallest peak.
Transforming Vacant Japanese Schools into B&Bs
A hotel with a difference—old schoolhouses in Japan are getting a new lease on life, by being transformed into hotels for visitors.
6 Bits of Advanced-Level Lawson Trivia
Did you know that the Lawson Store 100 song apologizes for the price? Or that there's 'frying music' for the staff? This is stuff even Lawson employees don't know!
Sexual Health in Japan
One of the many taboos in Japan is discussing sex and sexual health in an open and proactive way. However, should you end up living or working here, it's important to know what resources are available to keep you healthy and happy.
Stay at an Inexpensive Overnight Internet Café
With overnight stays costing as low as the price of two meals, travelers can save big and relax in comfortable rooms situated right in the heart of the otaku capital.
How to Use a Loppi Ticket Machine
Loppi ticket machines are a convenient way to get tickets for sports events, concerts and theater, as well as day passes for Universal Studios Japan, Disneyland and the Ghibli Museum!
Onsen & Karaoke: Sing While You Soak!
Feeling embarrassed about doing karaoke? How about going to hot springs? If you answered yes, then you need to check out this Japanese inn in Nagano, where you can do both in private at the same time!
Incredibly Affordable Capsule Hotel in Tokyo
Put the money you would have spent on sleeping in a fancier room towards a longer stay in Japan at this Shinjuku hotel.
How to Use Lawson Free Wi-Fi
How do you make a convenience store even more convenient? By providing free Wi-Fi to your patrons, that's how!
How to Travel to Mount Fuji from Kansai
We'll help you find your way to Mount Fuji this hiking season, even if you coming all the way from the Kansai region.
The 6 Coolest & Most Unusual Lawson Stores
Ever seen a convenience store with a patio? How about one with a play area for kids? Or why not just go for one where you can get a Dragon Quest slime?
6 Shipping Companies That'll Make Life Easier
When you first arrive in Japan with all your luggage, it may be tempting to travel around carrying around all your things with you wherever you go. But check out these alternatives to help you travel light and make the best of your trip here!