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Archive for February, 2022

Renting an apartment in Japan Posted by on Feb 28, 2022

In the post-COVID-19 time, you may have a chance to go to Japan, and you need to find a place to live. If you are an expatriate (駐在員 chuuzaiin), your company can hopefully handle all these headaches (頭痛 zutsuu) of finding a home and dealing with the Japanese real estate (不動産 fudousan) practice. If you…

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Vending Machines – an Important Part of Japanese Culture Posted by on Feb 24, 2022

What do you think many international visitors are most surprised and impressed with when visiting Japan? Combini (convenience stores). You guessed it. It has been well-known, but the Tokyo Olympics put the Japanese combini in the major international media. Another thing –  maybe vending machines (自動販売機 jidouhanbaiki). They are everywhere. I mean, everywhere. In 2020, there…

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