Tips for living in Tokyo Category

In this page, you will find some practical tips and down-to-earth advice that make your life in Tokyo easier.
The categories are: Tokyo guide, basic information, daily life, culture, business, language.

How to eat Sushi like a pro

How to eat Sushi like a pro

What is the best way to eat sushi? Whether a foreigner or Japanese, th...

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Don’t miss the fireworks in summer

Don’t miss the fireworks in summer

Japan is famous of summer festival, in the past it was to ward off evi...

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Japanese futon

Japanese futon

First time when i came to Japan, i could choose a hotel with Tatami ro...

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Fighting mosquitoes in Japan

Fighting mosquitoes in Japan

As you know, summer in Japan is hot and humid. And as soon as the rain...

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Himeji Yukata Matsuri

Himeji Yukata Matsuri

If we talk about of Himeji, immediately we think about Himeji castle i...

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Rainy season… Also fireflies

Rainy season… Also fireflies

June is usually synonymous of rainy season. Not the best time to go ou...

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How to throw garbage in Japan ?

How to throw garbage in Japan ?

Japan is very strict about the separation of the garbage : Burnable, N...

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What is ETC card ?

What is ETC card ?

Do you have a car and you take the highway to go to your work place, o...

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How to use Chopsticks ?

How to use Chopsticks ?

Your first time in Japan ? and you went to Japanese restaurant but the...

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Yakushima island, Dinosaurs still live there ?

Yakushima island, Dinosaurs still live there ?

Yakushima is an island situated in the south of Kyushu around 60klm (K...

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Ikebana : the art of flower

Ikebana : the art of flower

The word “Ikebana”(“生け花”) is a combination of the word “生ける”(Keep in l...

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Do you understand Japanese dialects ?

Do you understand Japanese dialects ?

In Japan there are many different dialects in every region or province...

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What to do when an earthquake happens

What to do when an earthquake happens

Last week many earthquake occurred, but earthquake in Japan is very sa...

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Akihabara 秋葉原 : The world of gamers

Akihabara 秋葉原 : The world of gamers

When you come to Japan, don't forget to visit Akihabara, we can call i...

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What’s the Japanese inventions of the century

What’s the Japanese inventions of the century

When you heard about Japanese technology automatically you think about...

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Why it’s difficult to rent a room in Japan ?

Why it’s difficult to rent a room in Japan ?

It's very hard to rent a room in Japan for foreigner, don't worry even...

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The 4th most wonderful train stations in Japan

The 4th most wonderful train stations in Japan

You know very well that the railway yard in Japan is very developed, a...

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The most popular japanese food

The most popular japanese food

Sushi 寿司 Of course when you heard the word sushi, automatically you...

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Have you seen Tokyo in Lego ?

Have you seen Tokyo in Lego ?

Who don't like Lego ? many generation knew this brick and built many s...

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It’s summer, you need Japanese ice cream ?

It’s summer, you need Japanese ice cream ?

It's hot ice cream season start, everybody want to eat ice cream, when...

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