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You have probably read articles proclaiming things like “FREE houses in the Japanese countryside” or similar. Although you can get old houses for free or near free, these are often in deep countryside, up a mountain, inaccessible, with […]

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What is involved in applying for daycare in Japan? How long does it take? This article will explain everything about applying for nursery school in Japan. Step 1 – Figure out when you want to enter the daycare […]

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While vaccination is not compulsory in Japan, you may need a vaccine passport in order to travel abroad. This article tells you how to claim your vaccination passport. What format is the passport and what does it contain? […]
Whether you are moving within Japan, or moving to Japan from abroad, there are several procedures that must be followed. They are as follows. If you are moving within Japan -> Submit a moving out notice to your […]

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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 […]