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How to Eat SUSHI for FREE in Japan!

Yes, of course it’s legal! It’s a benefit from Japan’s Go To Eat Campaign . A JPY1,000/person (for dinner) or JPY500/person (for lunch) point-back system enables conveyor-belt sushi chain Kura Sushi to be heaven for those who want free sushi. View this post on Instagram A post shared by くら寿司 藏壽司 KURA SUSHI (@kurasushi.tw) Normally,…

Thorough Guide For The Go To Eat Campaign!

Followed by Go To Travel Campaign, the Japanese government’s second policy is that of the “Go To Campaign” package, Go To Eat Campaign has started to boost the economy that has been suffering due to COVID-19. Overview of the Campaign The Go To Eat Campaign is for those who live in Japan and are planning…

Kanpai! – 7 Tips and Rules When Drinking in Japan

It’s no secret that the Japanese love to drink. Most people have been to at least one “nomikai,” usually a business- or work-related event where a group goes to an izakaya (Japanese pub or bar) to drink and bond. Although cocktails, bottled alcoholic drinks, and beer are very popular in Japan, there is also the…

How to Use the Super Convenient Coin Laundries in Japan

Laundry is something we all have to worry about, and if you travel frequently, keeping your clothes clean can be a bit of a challenge. Youth hostels and hotels may offer dry cleaning services, but these can be expensive and costs can add up quickly. Additionally, if you are living in Japan, buying your own…

UGH! Mosquitoes!: What Do Japanese People Buy and Do?

Mosquitoes are a constant annoyance associated with Japanese summers. The biggest problem is that in recent years Japan has seen a particularly unwelcome one: the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus). View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rachmadi Hardhanang (@rachmadihardhanang) on Dec 7, 2019 at 7:17pm PST The Asian tiger mosquito, originally from…

JR East Launches 50% Off Campaign for Shinkansen!

East Japan Railway Company, which also known as JR-East, has launched its “Osakini Tokudane Special (50% Off)” campaign. The application can only be done online, and passengers can receive a 50% discount for any Shinkansen bullet train operated by JR East. The boarding period is set to be from August 20 to March 31, 2021…

Paying Etiquette In Japan

Perhaps there are no other countries in the world that are as full of social rules than Japan. If you have a certain general knowledge about Japan or if you have been to Japan before, I am sure that you know that people tend to line up on one side of escalators (typically on the…

A Japanese Nightmare: How to Prevent and Get Rid of Mold

Here’s a not-so-fun thing about living in Japan: dealing with mold and mildew. To those who have lived in humid places, expecting such mold-related problems in Japan would be nothing short of normal. However, those who come from dry places can be in for a nasty surprise. Kabi View this post on Instagram A post…

Resuming Life In Japan: The Essential Items People Carry With Them To Work

After the state of emergency was officially lifted in Japan’s largest cities, life seemed to slowly go back to normal. Trains are getting more crowded each day, more people are starting to go to restaurants and coffee shops, and the days of telework have been reduced. by Martin Danker The transition to normal life is…
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Surviving Japanese Summer: Tips and Lifesaving Products

  by Zoria Petkoska The unbearable heatwaves are globally getting worse and even before that, Japanese summers have been notorious since forever. Almost every iconic anime or film has a summer scene of people almost melting into the tatami like Dali’s clocks, while cicadas blare in the background. The scene might also have a hardworking…