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Best light hiking spots
1 days ago
I really want to take a nice spring hike but I'm not a serious hiker. Anything doable in Tokyo area?...
Mt. Takao is probably the most popular. Plus there are light snacks offered along the way, at the summit and a shrine as well. It's pretty easy to get to and not too far out of Tokyo....
Can you watch a movie in English or is everything dubbed?
Or are there limited theaters for English language films?...
There are subtitled and dubbed options at most major theaters. Look for 字幕 (jimaku - subtitles) next to the film title if you want to watch the movie in the original language...
Has anyone ever been to an English-speaking nail salon?
Japanese nail art is so cute but I'm afraid I won't be able to communicate what I want...
I've never been but I found this article. Hope it helps! https://jw-webmagazine.com/5-best-english-speaking-nail-salons-in-tokyo-344491b84bac/...
Can foreigners visit maid cafes???
I really really really want to visit one! I heard everything is sooo kawaii there!!...
Some of the major ones have English-speaking maids. They're English might not be perfect but they do their best to communicate....
Working from home
Is working from home something you can do? Can I find a job working from home?...
Translation, teaching English via skype, Youtuber, etc....
Where can I get good Mexican food? Are there places like Chipotle?...
There's no Chipotle, but something similar is Frijoles. Not as good in my opinion but pretty close!...
Are people really skinny in Japan?
I heard people are generally very thin and I'm worried about standing out if I go...
Many people are thin. It's often attributed to their diet and smaller body frames...but there are definitely people who are not small or thin. Sometimes it's hard to find clothes in my si...
When to postpone trip until?
I was going to visit Japan with some mates but with what's going on right now, our plans are cancelled. When do you think is a good time to reschedule the trip?...
You will get different answers from every person you ask since each country's situation is different. Even if Japan is doing okay, maybe your country won't be and you won't be allowed to f...
Can I get crunchy peanut butter in Japan?
I love peanut butter but I don't like creamy peanut butter......
You can get Skippy peanut butter! They sell it in a lot of supermarkets, online like on Amazon, or you can get it in bulk at Costco. I think import shops like Meiji-ya and Seijo-Ishii or National Azab...
Will I lose my visa if I end up quitting my job for whatever reason?
If I don't work at the same company for the full duration of my visa, will I automatically lose it? Is there a way to prevent that?...
You won't lose your visa. But you do need to report that you left your job to the immigration office. Your work has to provide you with the paperwork. And you might need to tell them what you'...