Author: Amy Yamashita

Nengajo: Your Total Guide to Japan’s New Year Cards
Life in Japan, Mail Trivia December 13th, 2021

Nengajo: Your Total Guide to Japan’s New Year Cards

Here’s everything you need to know about Japan’s year-end greeting exchange: History, how-tos, and your FAQs answered. 
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
How to Change the Corporate Address on Your Touki
Entrepreneurship, Business, Mail Trivia November 24th, 2021

How to Change the Corporate Address on Your Touki

How to register a company address change, the necessary paperwork to file, and how much it will cost to do it yourself or ask a specialist.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
11 Useful Manga for Anyone Preparing to Work in Japan
Life in Japan, Business November 15th, 2021

11 Useful Manga for Anyone Preparing to Work in Japan

Here are 11 manga loved by Japanese for their depiction of Japanese work life. 
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Best Fall Activities for Families with Kids in Tokyo
Out and About, Life in Japan October 14th, 2021

Best Fall Activities for Families with Kids in Tokyo

A wide array of activities for families with kids in Tokyo, from fishing to Segway to niche amusement parks and more!
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
English Meditation and Mindfulness Experiences and Classes in Tokyo
Out and About, Life in Japan October 6th, 2021

English Meditation and Mindfulness Experiences and Classes in Tokyo

What we're all searching for—inner calm. Here's a list that might help.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
A Short List of Trusted Bilingual Accounting Firms in Tokyo
Money Matters September 12th, 2021

A Short List of Trusted Bilingual Accounting Firms in Tokyo

Here is our shortlist of trusted bilingual accounting firms in Tokyo that have third-party reviews on various sites, Google Place ratings, or other word-of-mouth referrals. 
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
The Best Golf Courses in Japan: Top 8 List
Out and About July 20th, 2021

The Best Golf Courses in Japan: Top 8 List

Japan has created golfing destinations that have achieved spots on top 100 lists worldwide. Here is a list of the top 8 golf courses in Japan that are worthy of your consideration.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Notable Japanese on Strategic Thinking, Fighting Limitations, and More 
Life in Japan July 14th, 2021

Notable Japanese on Strategic Thinking, Fighting Limitations, and More 

Famous Japanese on thinking like a shogi player, fighting limitations, programming as a key to good communication, and other timeless themes.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
10 Best Instagram Accounts for #JapanLife Nerds
Out and About, Life in Japan July 6th, 2021

10 Best Instagram Accounts for #JapanLife Nerds

From Instagram accounts that offer a window into life in Japan to Instagrammers who provide comedic relief, we have you covered. Check out 10 of our faves!
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Best Work Cafes with Power + Free Wi-Fi in Tokyo
Out and About July 5th, 2021

Best Work Cafes with Power + Free Wi-Fi in Tokyo

Today, we have rounded up our favorite not-Starbucks cafes that have power outlets and free Wi-Fi. These are all work-friendly places that are roomy enough for you to take out your laptop and large enough so there will not be a line waiting for your seat immediately after you get settled. 
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist