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My Experience Going to the Dentist in Japan: 4 Things I Learned

Despite the eternal COVID-19 purgatory that we have all been living in, I wanted to keep my spirits up during this holiday season. What says “holidays” more than, “being forced to go to the dentist for the first time in... More

My December This Year in Tokyo

The year is finally coming to an end! I was thinking about what to write for my last article of 2020 and thought “looking back at what I did this month” would be a fitting way to wrap things up.... More

The Struggle of Moving Around New Years in Japan

December is traditionally a great time to move in Japan, as competition is low and discounts are likely. However, that comes with one big caveat… The closer you get to the new year, the tighter the time frame becomes. In... More

5 Apartments Ideal for Commuting to Temple University

Having worked in the GaijinPot Housing Service for a little over a year now, I’ve come to know of the usual areas people tend to go for. For students coming in from abroad or furthering their studies locally, one of... More

3 Stations in Kanagawa You Should Consider Moving To

In today’s article we’ll be adding to our series introducing stations and areas in Kanto that might be worth considering moving to. You can also check out the features on why you should consider living in Chiba and why you... More

How I Dealt With my Noisy Neighbors in Japan (Kind of)

The Olympics are coming up next year and if there was a category for being the noisiest neighbors, I think mine would be in the running for the gold. I forget exactly when they moved in, but it was sometime... More

Moving in Tokyo as an International Couple

At the Housing Service we receive a lot of inquiries from couples looking to relocate. Following up on from my article last week on why my friend moved to Tachikawa, I thought it might be worth interviewing a friend who... More