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…
Real Gaijin Podcast #0005Listen now (29 min) | Tune in for Real Gaijin’s 5th podcast. It is a 29 minute narration of two recent articles including… Mind Your Manners: Top Ten P…
Japan’s kei cars really are in a class all by themselves. Their quirky styling, color options, and practical designs offer drivers with a wide range of…
Learn the fundamentals and practical application of Japanese manners! This is an updated version of an article first published by Japan Insider on Marc…
Real Gaijin Podcast #0004Listen now (32 min) | Tune in for Real Gaijin’s 4th podcast. It is a 32 minute narration of two recent articles including… Expand Your Palate: Top Ten …
An introduction to the top ten recommended Japanese street foods for those on a budget. This is an updated version of an article first published by Jap…