Buy Medicine in Japan - Cold Medicine
Health

How to Read Medicine Labels in Japan

Do not make an exception for any reason whatsoever! If you have a child that is not feeling well, take them to the clinic or hospital immediately! During your stay in Japan, you may find yourself coming down with a sudden headache, nausea, sore throat, or in a worse case scenario, bad diarrhea. Maybe you… Continue reading How to Read Medicine Labels in Japan

Bento Style Lunch Boxes for Adults - Red Set
Food, Travel

Bento Style Lunch Boxes for Adults

Golden Week is just around the corner, and people across Japan are anxiously waiting for the holidays to begin. I'll be traveling to Okinawa for vacation at the end of the month, so I stopped by a department store during my lunch break today just to see what kind of travel goods they had in… Continue reading Bento Style Lunch Boxes for Adults

Before Experiencing Racism in Japan
Experiences

An Open Letter Addressing Racism in Japan

Disclaimer: I wrote this letter in response to some recent developments with my Japanese employer that has left me with conflicting emotions. I think the majority of people in Japan are not racist, and chances are if you visit this country you will not experience any form of racism. I have published, taken down, and… Continue reading An Open Letter Addressing Racism in Japan

Spending Money Per Day in Japan - Izayaka
Advice, Work

How Much Spending Money You’ll Need in Japan per Day

When I first moved to Japan, it was very sudden and with very little planning time, so I found myself stranded with only about $200 to last me my first month! When I tell my friends about this, they all think I’m crazy and wonder how I managed to survive on so little money in… Continue reading How Much Spending Money You’ll Need in Japan per Day