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Tales from the Tokyo subway

Despite having been living in Tokyo for 5 years, I must admit I spend a deal of time traveling around on my bicycle (many good reasons why). […]

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Hilarious Twitter exchange involving Domino’s Pizza Japan and a potential customer

In this day and age, social media can bring about quick marketing wins but also huge PR disasters. Remember Microsoft Bing’s we-will-donate-only-if-you-retweet campaign during the […]

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Seeing is believing: Rush hour train rides in Japan

Want to know what being in a train at rush hour feels like in Japan? They say that a picture is worth a thousand words… […]

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Japan Just Officially Released (Relaxed) Revisions to Guidelines For Permanent Residency

For those who are aiming to become permanent residents of Japan (not through marriage), the 10-year wait is a long one. Some years ago, the […]

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Visiting Japan – Viral Videos From 2016

Here are some of the most stunning videos from 2016 about traveling in Japan.   Beppu City’s SpaAmusement Park Project This video of a spa […]

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6 Crazy Reasons that Led To Train Delays in Japan

Trains are known to be extremely punctual in Japan. However, no system is perfect and the occasional delay does occur, usually due to accidents, passenger […]

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Saving on Taxi Fares in Tokyo

It is not a secret that taxis in Japan go by relatively expensive metered rates. While the flag-down fee varies from prefecture to prefecture, the subsequent […]

Snapshot: Mochitsuki (mochi-making) Festival

Mochi is a delicacy in Japan made from glutinous rice and its popularity goes beyond the shores of Japan as countries like Taiwan and Singapore also […]