Created for expats living in Japan

Living in Japan

Introduction to Japanese culture, government, language, child care, and other elements of Japanese life.

Japanese Cleanliness: Japan’s Obsession with Tidying Up
Japanese Consumption Tax (VAT)
Car Seats and Booster Seats for Children in Japan
Catching A Taxi in Tokyo: Everything you Need to Know
Taxi Apps in Japan: Your Gateway to Seamless Urban Mobility
International Schools in Japan
International Baccalaureate (IB) vs Cambridge A Level - What are the differences?
International Boarding Schools in Japan
A Guide to Taxes in Japan for Freelancers  - Part 1: What is the Japanese Tax Return?
How to Switch your Driver's License to a Japanese License
Taxes in Japan: Filing Japanese Income Tax in Japan
From July 1, 2023, Some E-Scooters No Longer Require a Driver’s License
Navigating Lump-Sum Withdrawal Payments for Pension: A Guide for Foreigners Departing Japan
Where to Buy New and Used Bicycles in Tokyo
Japanese Verbal & Nonverbal Communication for Business
Nengajo – New Year’s Cards
Exploring the Enigmatic World of Japanese Noh Theatre: Ancient Masks to Modern Marvels
Tokyo Ninja Experiences: Learn the ways of the Shinobi
Discovering Kabuki: A Guide to Kabuki Theatres, Tickets, and Cultural Insights
Join a Japanese Pottery Class in Tokyo