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Renting a Car in Kobe

Jun 26, 2024 By Justin Hanus

Renting a car in Kobe is a useful alternative to buying or importing a vehicle if living in or moving to the city. Although Kobe has a great public transport...[ Click to read more ]

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Starting a Business in Hiroshima

Jun 26, 2024 By Justin Hanus

With the 4th highest GDP in the world, Japan is a hotspot for entrepreneurs across the world and encourages international trade. Expats looking to start their own business in the...[ Click to read more ]

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Buying a Property in Kansai

May 31, 2024 By Justin Hanus

If you’re planning the big move to Japan, you may have your heart set on buying your own place rather than renting a home. Kansai has some great properties to...[ Click to read more ]

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Top Tips for Daily Life in Hiroshima

Mar 26, 2024 By Justin Hanus

Hiroshima is a welcoming city that has become home to many international residents from around the world. However, it may be quite different from what you’re used to. We’ve compiled...[ Click to read more ]

What is the ShichiGoSan Ceremony?

Nov 24, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Traditionally held on November 15, the Shichigosan (七五三, literally 7-5-3) ceremony is a rite that originated around 750 AD in the Heian period to celebrate the passage into middle childhood...[ Click to read more ]

Enkai Etiquette; Office Party Do’s and Don’ts

Nov 27, 2018 By Bert Wishart

Starting work in a new office can be pretty stressful. Each office can have its own particular rules and culture, and this is particularly true when in a new country....[ Click to read more ]

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What Conveniences are on Offer at Your Local Convenience Store?

Jun 27, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

The ubiquitous conbini that you look to whenever you need to buy a beer, dish soap, hot meal, or even an emergency necktie (because you may or may not have...[ Click to read more ]

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