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Hotel quarantine seems to be a regular part of travel these days, much to our dismay. In Japan, visitors have to quarantine for a certain amount of time depending on where they came from. Those coming from Indonesia […]

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Are you planning to send your child to a nursery school or kindergarten in Japan? Many things may be quite different than in your home country. For example, in many daycares, even five-year-old children take a two hour […]

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Maybe you are just starting a new business, or maybe your already established a company. Either way, one important factor in the success of your business is advertising. There are many ways to advertise, but most of them […]

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A hot topic these days is the Covid-19 vaccine. Japan got off to a slow start but vaccinations for the general public have now started. Let’s see where we’re at. Total doses given: About 5.5 million, which is […]

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Renting a new apartment in Japan can be quite costly. Unlike in other countries, there are a myriad of hidden expenses to consider when you move. It is a general rule that you will need four-six months rent […]

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It’s good to adapt to the country we live in and eat the local food, but sometimes we want to make dishes from home, and it is surprisingly hard to find some common ingredients in Japan, such as […]

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Having a newborn is hard anywhere, but for those of us living in a foreign country without a support network, it can be a lot harder. No grandparents to babysit, the medical system is foreign and everything is […]

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There are two options for mobile phone plans in Japan. You can go with the “big three” – SoftBank, NTT Docomo and au, or you can go with a cheaper MVNO provider. You can sign up with many […]

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The Japanese childcare system can be quite confusing. Maybe you’re not sure what is best. I will cover the options in basic detail. 1) International school – These operate in English so joining them will be simple. They […]