Ah, the tyranny of distance that denies we English speakers in Japan our fix of quality TV! Wait, is this 1985? Of course not, and the TV production companies don’t need to load their film reels on a coal fired [...]October 24, 2014 -
Ready for some pre-Halloween fun in Tokyo? This weekend the city will be crawling with characters all sorts of creepy and cute. So get your costume, grab your camera and enjoy one of the many Halloween parades – and these [...]October 22, 2014 -
JR Passes are available to anyone visiting Japan on a short term tourist visa. They provide a fantastic discount on regular rail travel, but if you don’t have any experience with Japan’s rail transport system, it’s difficult to know if [...]October 21, 2014 -
If you’re staying in Tokyo for a short time or living here long term, we’ve got some ideas to save money on a lot of those mundane tasks from how to recycling computers for free to finding the best supermarkets.