Life in Japan

How to say :” Sorry, I spilled my coffee” in Japanese?

Have you ever spilled a drink in a restaurant or a convenience store? What about dropping a glass and breaking it? This can be embarrassing and it may be troublesome...

How to say “This vending machine ate my money” in Japanese / How to Use a Vending Machine in Japan

Sometimes, no matter how unlikely things will happen, it happens anyway. Has your money ever been eaten by a Vending Machine? Things may vary from places to places, but here...

Japanese Business Practices – 報連相 ほうれんそう Hourensou

Working in Japan is a unique experience, and because its so different from “western” business environments  understanding and adapting to Japanese business culture is c...

How to Redeliver a parcel in Japan – Japanese Guide

The delivery system in Japan is well-known for its high efficiency and convenience. However, to prevent parcels from getting lost, stolen or damaged, they are usually returned to t...

Necessary Skills for Doing Business in Japan

Are you thinking of working in a Japanese environment in Japan? Are you currently working in Japan? If you are, these are the necessary skill sets you need in order...

How to Get Your iPhone Repaired in Tokyo -Japanese Words and Phrases

When you accidentally dropped your iPhone on the ground and cracked the screen, or dropped it in the toilet bowl, you can either get Apple-certified repairs at an Apple store...

How to say “Excuse me, you dropped this” in Japanese

Have you ever encountered a situation in Japan where you were walking on the street and saw someone dropped something out of his pocket, you wanted to notice that person...

Guide to Your Japanese Food Label Vocabulary

Here are 2 infographics that teach you the meaning of the Japanese food label! If you are a health-conscious person, you should definitely learn this! Shopping at the grocery store...

Japanese Guide: How to Apply for the JLPT Online!

It’s almost that time of the year again where most of us are getting all ready to sign up for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test, otherwise known as the JLPT....

Language Guide to Your Japanese Rice Cooker!

If you love cooking, knowing the essentials of Japanese rice cooker could be another life hack for you!

How to register for Sporting Events in Japan (Using SportsEntry)

Sports Enthusiasts in Japan rejoice! Today we will be introducing to you a platform where you can look up sports events all in a single platform! Regardless of marathons, swimming, golf, you name it, they have it!

How to Break up with someone in Japanese

Hello there. You opening this post must mean that you’re dealing with some kind of relationship issue that you just couldn’t handle on your own. The first thing to remember...