Search by free words
Search by Category
Membership registration is required to use this service.
I want to get my legs waxed but I don't know which company to choose
3 days ago
I see all the ads but there's so many to choose from.
Do you speak Japanese? I heard some companies are strict about being able to understand all the medical and legal terms when signing the forms, as you often have to sign up for a year or two minimum c...
I can't eat seafood. Will that limit my options for food severely in Japan?
Yeah, I know. People are shocked I plan to go to Japan when I can't even eat sushi.
You will have no problem! There are SO many other options. Yakiniku, ramen, soba, etc etc etc
Good hand cream/lotion?
My hands are so dry from washing my hands all the time and hand sanitizer. But certain hand creams are so sticky afterwards. Any recommendations?
I use a medicated one called Atrix. My hands got so dry and itchy so it helps to calm the itchiness and redness and the feel of it after doesn't bother me. The Mentholatum ones are okay but a litt...
Are masks easy to find now in Japan?
I remember reading a while ago they were impossible to find
No yeah, we have masks now. The stores were out at the beginning of the pandemic but things are back in stock. Things like toilet paper were hard to find for a while too but I guess back to normal now...
Emergency!! I'm really in need a postage stamp today but the post office is closed! Where can I get one?
I need to send out this letter today!
Conbini have it. But you have to know the exact postage amount esp if it's international mail because they won't know
I want to listen to Japanese radio for more Japanese practice but I don't have a radio. How do I do that?
There's an app I use called Radiko. It's all in Japanese but it has a lot of radio shows and keeps some of them saved for up to a week for people who missed it when it aired
What's a good japanese energy drink
I know they have monster and red bull but I wanted to try a japanese one
There's a lot in those little bottles, like Lipovitan, Arinamin. I personally buy Chocola BB when I need a little energy boost.
My phone is on the verge of breaking but I need my phone for work
How do I get it repaired?
A lotta phone companies have a replacement they can send you while you're getting the other one repaired. You should check with your phone provider.
I'm confused who is allowed back to Japan and how?
What kind of visa do you have to have?
Hi this is the WeXpats team. We wrote an article about it, so we hope it will be helpful! If your status of residence applies, you must follow the right procedures once the restriction for travel is l...
Do museums have English guides?
I love to spend hours in museums reading about the artwork and artifacts and listening to the audio guides but I'm afraid I won't understand if it's all in Japanese.
It should say online! Big museums usually have multilingual guides, including Chinese and Korean, but some of the smaller ones may not. I always checked before visiting :)