Using Gcash in Japan

Did you know that you can actually buy in Family Mart and Vendo using your Gcash in Japan? JP in Japan shares a video on Youtube on how to use your Gcash in any Family Mart or vendo in Japan. Also, the good news is that every time you use Gcash through AliPay, you’ll get

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October 1, 2021

A Must-Visit: The Bunny Island in Japan

“Kawaii” in Japanese means cute. If you are looking for somewhere cute to visit in Japan, Bunny Island is a must-visit place!   Two miles off the coast of the Japanese city of Takehara, in Hiroshima Prefecture, that is around 12-15 minutes ferry ride, you will be welcomed by a bunch of cute little bunnies

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June 3, 2021

Japan’s First City Cable Car Opens in Yokohama

For a relaxing view of the city, a 5-minute ride, 630m journey,  on this ropeway will surely take your breath away! Yokohama City already attracts a staggering 36.3 million annual visitors and with the addition of the first city cable car, the city will surely attract more visitors once it’s opened this April 2021. This

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April 27, 2021

5 Budget Hacks to Survive in Japan

For this week’s article, instead of sharing some news, we will be sharing some money-saving tips when in Japan. We are featuring a video from Delta TV entitled “How to Live in a Budget in Japan”. In Delta TV’s blog, they shared 5 budget hacks on how to live on a budget in Japan.  According

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April 20, 2021

Hanami Cancelled due to Coronavirus Pandemic

  Did you know that hanami is a Japanese practice or custom of viewing cherry blossoms when they are in full bloom in Japan? These Cherry blossoms are said to symbolize the fragility of life in Japanese culture as Cherry Blossoms’ full blooms last for only about a week before the petals start falling off

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March 29, 2021

Tokyo Olympic Games Moved to 2021 Due to Corona Virus Outbreak

For the past couple of months since the corona virus outbreak was publicly announced in social media and in various news outlets across the globe, a lot rumors have been spreading with regard to the possibility of postponing the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games. With the continuous upward trend of the novel corona virus not only in Asia

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March 25, 2020

International Olympic Committee and Japanese Parliament Mull Over Olympic Postponement to 2021

There are only four months to go before the commencement of the original schedule of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic games. A lot of rumors have been circulating regarding its postponement in view of the continuous upward trend of the novel corona virus.   Recently, the highly contagious corona virus which originated in Wuhan, China has been

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March 23, 2020

Board Member of Tokyo Olympics Committee Move for Postponement of the Sports Event

Amidst the global pandemic brought about by the corona virus outbreak experienced by numerous countries across the globe, a lot of sports enthusiasts, authorities in Japan as well as different international groups mull over the issue of whether or not the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic games will push through or not.   Less than five months before

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March 20, 2020

Organizing Committee of Toky0 Olympics Silently Mulls Over Alternative Plans

For about a year, hundreds of thousands of foreign and local sports enthusiasts as well as the Japanese government are looking forward to the exciting games and anticipating the success of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic games. The Land of the Rising Sun has been preoccupied in preparing for the much anticipated international sports events so as

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March 17, 2020

Historical Sites Promoted by Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs

The Land of the Rising Sun is known worldwide as one of the cultural and historical tourist destinations across the globe. Year in and year out, hundreds of thousands of international travellers and globetrotters come to visit Japan not only to go sightseeing and appreciate the country’s awe inspiring tourist destinations but also to personally experience the unique culture

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March 16, 2020