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Choosing the right rental company and vehicle is a tricky business, especially for foreign visitors. In Japan, as well as renting from individual companies directly, you can utilise comparison websites, allowing you to check multiple deals all at once! A great example of such a service is Tabirai Japan Car Rental.
April 29, 2016
One common lament that I frequently hear highlighted amongst many foreign residents in Japan, whether they are English teachers, financial sector workers, or even homemakers, is the often opaque, convoluted and, at times, downright confusing way in which Japan’s various pension and insurance systems are administrated.
April 25, 2016
Navigating around a city or region you have never been to can be quite tricky and knowing about the special discounted passes used for the public transport is one of the first steps to learning how to get around. Within Kansai there are numerous options for bus, train and subway lines that will help moving around a lot easier and significantly cheaper.
April 8, 2016
For many in Japan however April doesn’t just represent the coming of a new Spring, it also has many people contemplating a few “upgrades” to their current technology. Most notably, people will be considering getting new phones and new tablets.
April 8, 2016
The Tokyo Yakatabune Association is promoting a new spin on the traditional ride. Not only will you be able to enjoy a luxurious yakatabune ride, you’ll be doing it dressed as a ninja, playing with ninja weapons, and partaking in ninja games.
April 5, 2016
Toilets that sing to you, talking robots and gorgeous historical sites are just a few of the things, that make Japan a special country that is unforgettable to visit.
March 26, 2016
As we face the dawn of a new year, its common practice to look back on the year just past and reflect. We reflect not only on what has been achieved in this year, but also perhaps contemplate areas where things didn’t go so well. What mistakes were made and what lessons were learned during this past year?
December 30, 2015
You may have seen the news or posters in various Tokyo Metro stations : there's currently a Real Escape Game going on in Tokyo ! Here's a report from Taiken Japan staff.
December 15, 2015
Living in another country can be lonely sometimes, especially if you miss family and friends. How cool is it, when your family wants to come and visit you?
November 30, 2015
For those who hail from Christian and Catholic nations (who are not active at Church, if I might say), the Christmas Season is probably the most nostalgic season in Japan if by chance we get to spend Christmas here in Japan; the homesickness is just almost unbearable at times for some.
November 27, 2015
Here's a new and fun way to explore Tokyo ! From November 9th until December 27th, you will have the opportunity to play a puzzle-solving game while walking in the streets of Tokyo !
November 24, 2015