12 Jul | Errol Televantos |No Comments

Why pocket wifi is the best option to stay connected while in Japan

When travelling to Japan getting connected online may seem like a bit of an impossible and confusing task, however this isn’t really the case. With the correct tools and information, connecting to the Internet can be seamless and easy. There are three main ways to get online while in Japan…

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9 Dec | Tina |No Comments

Christmas in Japan

Christmas in Japan has taken from western traditions and adapted to Japanese needs and culture. As with so much in Japan, the Christmas season is rich with meaningful traditions, and elaborate delicious foods, but it is also very high-tech, sparkly and fun! 

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21 Nov | Tina |No Comments

Celebrate with Japanese New Year Foods

New year traditions here are ancient and meant to bring health, wealth, and a renewed spirit. Preparations for the new year start off with a practice called Omisoka, where everyone lends a hand in cleaning the house and cooking traditional foods for the osechi ryori in the last few days of the old year.

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18 Nov | Jessica Iragne |No Comments

Expat in Japan Interview – 10 questions to Sam

Living in Japan. Coming to Tokyo was definitely the right decision for me. Since I only just graduated, I was still in the cramming groove and picked up basic Japanese relatively fast in language school and after 1 year of 4-hour studying every day, I was pretty confidently conversational…

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23 Oct | Jessica Iragne |No Comments

Expat in Japan Interview – 10 questions to Amelie Marie in Tokyo

From our Expat Series— “The first time I travelled to Japan was in 2007. Although I was familiar with the culture and the scenery thanks to Japanese animation, manga and generally speaking, thanks to Japanese pop culture, I must tell I was in shock during my first days in Tokyo! I come from a relatively small French town, so the vastness of Tokyo, the tall buildings, the super urban sceneries surprised me.”

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28 Sep | Jessica Iragne |No Comments

Ask our guides: Where to go for a day trip close to Tokyo

Want to take a day trip out side of Tokyo? Discover great advice from our passionate guides and local experts  in this new series “Ask Our Guides”!

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24 Sep | Jessica Iragne |No Comments

Expat in Japan Interview – 10 questions to Warmcheaptrips

Being an Expat Japan foreigner I have found that this is an amazing country also for its peculiar and sometimes crazy culture and rules. Visiting Japan is a trip among contrasts, opposite cultures and a lot of ancient habits. Don’t judge Japan or ask “why”, just take it as it comes!

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