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Study Japanese in Tokyo at ARC Tokyo Japanese Language School – 3 Neighborhoods to Commute From

It’s never too early (or late) to get a little research on for future goals! In this article we’ll introduce a highly acclaimed language school in Tokyo and a few of the diverse neighborhoods you can choose to live in... More

What is the average rent in Yokohama?

The overall average rent for the city of Yokohama is ¥79,228 ($763), but of course average rent varies widely by the size and location of the property, among many other factors. Average rent in Yokohama by Ward 1R 1K・1DK 1LDK・2K・2DK... More

What is the average rent in Saitama?

The overall average rent for the city of Saitama is ¥69,549 ($668), but of course average rent varies widely by the size and location of the property, among many other factors. Average rent in Saitama by Ward 1R 1K・1DK 1LDK・2K・2DK... More

Shinjuku Short Stay Apartment: Rent This Convenient Japanese-Style Apartment in Nishi Shinjuku!

This week’s featured short-stay apartment is a feature-packed property in the uber-convenient neighborhood of Nishi Shinjuku. Nishi Shinjuku Nishi means “west” and Nishi Shinjuku indeed lies just west of central Shinjuku. Nishi Shinjuku is known for its high concentration of... More

5 No Key Money Apartments in Meidaimae for an Easy Commute to Shinjuku or Shibuya!

Meidaimae Station is located on the Keio Line and Keio Inokashira Line which provides simple, direct transportation to either Shinjuku (9 min) or Shibuya (7 min). This is a pretty significant plus to livability in terms of navigating the city... More

Looking for a stylish share house with an easy commute to Shinjuku?

Renting an apartment in Tokyo can be fraught with roadblocks. Most real estate agents in Japan do not speak English. And even if you do speak the language, there are the peculiarities of the Japanese real estate market, including standard... More

Japanese Apartment Kitchens Explained

Even if you’ve been browsing apartment listings for a few weeks, you might not be prepared for what a Japanese apartment kitchen really comprises. While the essence of the kitchen is practically the same as what you might be used... More