Life in Japan Archive

LIVE Camera at the Shibuya Crossing

Get ready to see something awesome! You can view the live camera at Shibuya scramble crossing in Tokyo Japan on YouTube! Here’s the link. https://youtu.be/6q36pnzcw70 And here’s the live cam below!

Get Paid to Travel!

Seeking some adventure? Get paid to travel the world! The team from Hostelling International USA has launched the Explore the World Travel Scholarship! Click here to find out more! The deadline for this scholarship is May 15, 2016.

Japanese Martial Arts

The term “Martial Arts” is used frequently to refer to any number of combat systems which originate primarily in Asia, but may also come from Europe or the Americas.  In most cases, martial arts focuses on the use of the body and mind …

Renting an Apartment in Japan and What to Expect

Japanese apartments are very different from those in the United States, primarily due to the smaller size of most accommodations, particularly in large cities like Tokyo. While many apartments are still small in size, there are a growing number of larger apartments throughout …