Take a leisurely walk across Japan's bucolic countryside. Perfect for light exercise on a treadmill, elliptical, stair-stepper, or cycling machine.
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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?
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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…
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Rumors about the safety of the approved vaccines have been running rampant, just as Japan achieves the milestone of fully vaccinating 20% of its…
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Examine a simple case to see how Japan’s system of national health insurance helps to keep out-of-pocket costs to a minimum.
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Fugu, the small, seemingly innocuous blowfish is revered for its exceptional taste but has poisonous venom concentrated in its blood and internal…
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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…
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…
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Learn the fundamentals and practical application of Japanese manners! This is an updated version of an article first published by Japan Insider on March…
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Real Gaijin Podcast #0004Listen now (33 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…
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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…
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