According to Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, there were around 1.65 million foreign workers in Japan…
If you have visited a Japanese supermarket, you may have seen exquisite-looking, mouth-watering fruits that whet your appetite. You may have been keen to buy some of these fruits and savor them, but did your heart stop cold when you saw the exorbitant price tags? Why are these Japanese fruits so costly?! Read on to find out why these fruits are so expensive in Japan, gather insight on some premium fruits you can buy to pamper yourself with, or even learn about where to find Japanese fruits on a budget.
When imagining living in Japan, some images that might come to mind are densely populated cities and cramped apartments. This depends on the area and other factors, but Japanese housing does tend to be on the smaller side overall. However, small doesn't have to mean uncomfortable.
If you're going to be in Japan for a while—be it to study, for a working holiday, or for a job—you're likely to rely on public transit quite often. One thing that'll save you a lot of money is buying a commuter pass (定期券, or "teikiken"). This article will explain the different types of passes, their benefits, and how you can purchase one for yourself!
Shopping for drinks at a Japanese convenience store? If you’re looking to explore outside the standard range of beers and sours but aren’t sure where to start, try our recommended list of 10 unique sake, shochu, whiskey, and more to get your intoxicating adventure underway!