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How to use an hourly parking lot | Living in Tokyo information Living in Tokyo

How to use an hourly parking lot | Living in Tokyo information

Hourly parking lots available in the Tokyo area - types of facilities and the services to use.
Quake-proof capability of housing in Japan Japan

Quake-proof capability of housing in Japan

All about earthquake-resistant measures required for houses and apartments in Japan, from quake-proof/quake-absorbing structures to earthquake preparedness.
Japanese systems of measurement | Living in Tokyo Japan

Japanese systems of measurement | Living in Tokyo

Japan uses the metric system and some other traditional units of measurement in everyday life.
Is a hanko no longer needed? – All about Hanko stamps and Inkan seals Japan

Is a hanko no longer needed? – All about Hanko stamps and Inkan seals

Inkan and Hanko are equivalent to signatures in Japan. Here are all about those items that are still required amid the digital transformation.
Tsuyu, the rainy season in Japan | Living in Japan Living in Tokyo

Tsuyu, the rainy season in Japan | Living in Japan

The rainy season in Tokyo is around from early June to 20 of July. Here you find about the season and how to cope with high humidity.
Preparing for disasters – Typhoons and Heavy Rain | Living in Tokyo Living in Tokyo

Preparing for disasters – Typhoons and Heavy Rain | Living in Tokyo

The season that typhoons occur and approach Japan can be between June and October (through a rainy season to the end of the autumn.) For disaster prevention on storms, here are some tips for preparation and evacuation.
Wild crows (Karasu) inhabiting the city | Living in Tokyo Information Living in Tokyo

Wild crows (Karasu) inhabiting the city | Living in Tokyo Information

In the breeding season between late March and early July, Japanese crows are so nervous around humans, sometimes have aggressive behaviours such as attacking people and digging garbage.
Riding electrically power-assisted bicycles (e-bikes) in central Tokyo Living in Tokyo

Riding electrically power-assisted bicycles (e-bikes) in central Tokyo

Things to know about riding an electrically power-assisted bicycle (e-bikes) in Tokyo, the traffic rules, and how to make use of it.
Opening a Bank Account Japan

Opening a Bank Account

For foreign nationals to open bank accounts in Japan, they are required to be residents in accordance with foreign exchange and foreign trade law.
Tattoo culture in Japan: Is it true that those having tattoos are not allowed Onsen bathing? Japan

Tattoo culture in Japan: Is it true that those having tattoos are not allowed Onsen bathing?

Are tattoos taboo? Denied Onsen entry? Here is an answer to the frequently asked question and the reasons behind the tattoo culture in Japan.