Expats in Japan Archive

Bringing Your Teenagers to Tokyo

Moving to Japan can be a daunting experience for everyone involved, and that goes just as much for the teenagers in your family as it does for the adults. Being uprooted from everything familiar and flown halfway across the world can be traumatic if you don’t plan things properly. That’s why we’ve put together this

Cricket in Japan

Do you miss your cricket fixes while in Japan? Cricket is not so popular in Japan as it is in Australia, UK, India and South Africa. The British brought the game with them and established the first club in 1868, and the first game was played in Japan already in 1863. In fact, until the

Top 10 Co-Working Spaces in Japan

Finding an area to open an office in Japan can be a daunting experience. You will have to deal with bureaucracy, invest a lot of time and money, etc. and still you might not get your ideal space. This is something that might be a challenge for you as a nomad worker. However, that should

Remarkable Places All Japan-Based Expats Should Visit

Japan, where ancient tradition meets ultra-modernity, is home to an estimated two million expatriates from all over the world. While most are concentrated in Tokyo and other major cities, smaller expat communities can be found all over this diverse island-nation. Japan is known for its relatively high cost of living, especially in urban centers, with

Top Tips For Expats Moving To Japan

Japan can be one of the most difficult countries for westerners to move to. While this is a fascinating country with loads to discover, the social rules and relatively closed society can leave newcomers feeling baffled and excluded from mainstream Japanese society. While there are plenty of bars, restaurants, and other entertainment offerings aimed at

Where to Watch Sports in Japan

If you are a sports enthusiast and you are moving into Japan, you do not have to worry about missing out on your favourite activities. You can still follow sports in the country, and use different methods to do it depending on the kind of games you like. Following Sports in Japan Going to the

Popular Sports for Expatriates in Japan

If you are an expatriate in Japan or you are planning to move over to the country shortly, there are many things to look forward to. One of the areas where the Japanese tend to thrive and put a lot of focus on is sports. They have a mix of their traditional sporting events, and

What It Takes to Work as an Expatriate in Japan

Working as an expatriate in Japan can be quite exciting and rewarding, but it does come with a few challenges. In particular, the prevailing bureaucracy and local customs might get overwhelming. There are undoubtedly some measures which you can take to get work and feel at home in the business world of Japan. Get the

Guide for Expats Moving to Japan

Japan as a Destination If you are thinking about moving to Japan, then the good news for you is that there are many opportunities to be explored. You will be joining the more than two million expats who are already living in Japan. Most of the expatriates are from neighbouring Asian countries, but Japan has

Tips on Learning Japanese

You can navigate your way around Japan if you are an English speaker, but things get relatively more straightforward if you can learn some Japanese. Learning Japanese, or any new language for that matter is fun. It will also make you feel that you are integrating better if you are an expatriate and you can