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Tight Budget? Keep an Eye Out for Wake-ari Products!

In Japan, a lot of emphasis is placed on the quality and appearance of products especially when it comes to foodstuff. This is also one of the key reasons why there is usually a premium attached to made-in-Japan products, be it electrical appliances to prepacked items such as confectionery and snacks or fresh food such…

3 Best Ways to Get to Kyoto from Tokyo

Want to go to Kyoto from Tokyo but unsure of the best way to get there? Getting to Kyoto may seem a daunting task (especially as a foreigner) since the most popular option, Shinkansen, may be a bit out of tourists’ price ranges. But fear not! There are other ways to get to the old…

The Common Manners To Know Before Using a Public Toilet in Japan

Japan is well-known for having the tidiest public toilets in the world. Somebody might even consider Japanese toilets the best of those they got to use. It is because the manner of keeping the public toilets clean is in Japanese mentality, and this results in the clean toilets available to everyone. Moreover, public toilets in…

How To Write Your Resume in Japan?

If you are a foreigner in Japan looking for a part-time job, you probably already know that Japanese resume writing is almost a job in itself. Here I would like to tell you about ‘rirekisho’ (resume) writing strategies that will help you land the ‘arubaito’ (Japanese for part-time job) that will pay for the good…

The Art of Entering a Traditional Tatami Room: 4 Things You Should Know

Tatami is a type of mat flooring used in traditional Japanese houses. There are some basic manners which you must be aware of when entering a Traditional Japanese Tatami room. Here are 4 of the most important things to remember. Do not step on the doorsill remont-sk.ru/ Stepping on the doorsill is seen as disrespecting…

Feeling Queasy? Try This Instant Japanese Herbal Reliever!

Almost everyone has suffered from indigestion issues at least once in their lives. If you experience indigestion or other stomach issues quite often, you may want to try this popular antacid herbal product from Japan called “Ohta’s Isan Antacid Powder”. It is said that this product is also a very popular purchase among tourists from…

5 Travel Passes to Help You Get Around Kyoto on the Cheap

Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, in all four seasons, Kyoto is always a beautiful sightseeing place for tourists to visit. For anybody wanting to go to Kyoto for a 1-day or 2-day visit and hasn’t planned how to visit each tourist attraction in Kyoto, here are the recommended cost-efficient ways of transportation passes that might suit…

What Are Your Options to Keep Warm in Japanese Winter?

Japanese winters are as harsh as they get. Different areas of Japan could get completely covered in snow and it is impossible to stay long outside during this season due to cold winds coming from the North. Staying inside a room without proper utilities could be just as harsh. Let’s see what utilities one needs…

Things You Need To Know About the Visa Policy of Japan

To visit Japan, you will usually need to obtain a visa before you get on the plane. However, there are some countries that are exempted from the need for a visa to enter and stay in Japan for a certain amount of time. Also, for some countries there are special visa policies in place, that…

Where to Find and Buy Halal food in Japan?

‘Halal’ is a very common word in today’s foodie world. Thanks to the wider acknowledgement of Muslims, the term can be heard daily now. But how many of us know what this term really means? Simply put, Halal means the food permissible to have according to Islamic law. In the past, Japan was a country…
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