The Japanese term "gaijin" ("guy jean") means foreigner, but it has many other connotations in a land in which almost everything is different from the West.
Take a leisurely walk across Japan's bucolic countryside. Perfect for light exercise on a treadmill, elliptical, stair-stepper, or cycling machine.
The average length of the workweek in Japan has been declining, but a healthy work-life balance still seems like an elusive goal.
The Japanese are renown for being frugal savers, but will their nest eggs be enough for the "golden years" of retirement?
The creative pantomime, camera work, and sophisticated use of multi-purpose props has its roots in a popular Japanese TV show and as far back as kabuki…
Rumors about the safety of the approved vaccines have been running rampant, just as Japan achieves the milestone of fully vaccinating 20% of its popula…
Examine a simple case to see how Japan’s system of national health insurance helps to keep out-of-pocket costs to a minimum.
Fugu, the small, seemingly innocuous blowfish is revered for its exceptional taste but has poisonous venom concentrated in its blood and internal organ…
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