Relocation - Blog Posts

Browse posts about relocating to Japan for software devs & tech folks

Relocation - Blog Posts

Browse posts about relocating to Japan for software devs & tech folks

  • April 23, 2024

    Haneda vs Narita: Which Tokyo Airport Is Better?

    Like many major capitals, Tokyo has two airports: The older Haneda, and the younger, bigger Narita. ...

    Like many major capitals, Tokyo has two airports: The older Haneda, and the younger, bigger Narita. So, which one is the better choice? Let’...

  • March 12, 2024

    Tokyo's Top Suburbs: Where to Live if You Have a Family

    Looking for the best neighborhoods to raise a family in Tokyo? Here are some of the most affordable ...

    Looking for the best neighborhoods to raise a family in Tokyo? Here are some of the most affordable neighborhoods and suburbs of the city.

  • March 8, 2024

    Should You Attend a Japanese Language School in Japan?

    If you’re considering attending a Japanese language school, make sure to read this first to find out...

    If you’re considering attending a Japanese language school, make sure to read this first to find out whether you really need to.

  • February 28, 2024

    How To Get a Driver’s License in Japan

    Here’s how to get a driver’s license, or have one converted if you have a license from abroad, to st...

    Here’s how to get a driver’s license, or have one converted if you have a license from abroad, to start driving in Japan right away.

  • February 14, 2024

    Is Japan a Good Place To Work As a Software Engineer?

    Considering working in Japan as a software engineer? Here’s a helpful guide to making an informed de...

    Considering working in Japan as a software engineer? Here’s a helpful guide to making an informed decision.

  • January 12, 2024

    How to live in Japan and work remotely for an overseas employer [2024 guide]

    Looking for ways to work remotely from abroad in Japan? Read all about the working holiday visa, and...

    Looking for ways to work remotely from abroad in Japan? Read all about the working holiday visa, and find out your options in this post.

  • December 18, 2023

    Japan’s Intra-Company Transferee Visa: The Ultimate Guide

    Considering transferring to your company’s Japanese office? Find out all about the visa requirements...

    Considering transferring to your company’s Japanese office? Find out all about the visa requirements and how the process works in this artic...

  • November 22, 2023

    Moving to Japan as a Software Developer: An Opinionated FAQ

    Want to move to Japan and get a job as software developer? Have questions? I have answers. This i...

    Want to move to Japan and get a job as software developer? Have questions? I have answers. This is my comprehensive FAQ about moving to J...

  • July 25, 2023

    Does Japan Have a Digital Nomad Visa? [2023 Guide]

    Considering living in Japan as a digital nomad? Here’s all you need to know about digital nomad visa...

    Considering living in Japan as a digital nomad? Here’s all you need to know about digital nomad visas and the options available in Japan.

  • June 7, 2023

    Master Basic Japanese Greetings: Konbanwa, Ohayou, and More!

    A simple “hello” can open many doors, but do you know how to say it in Japanese? Here are all the Ja...

    A simple “hello” can open many doors, but do you know how to say it in Japanese? Here are all the Japanese greetings you’ll ever need.

  • June 6, 2023

    Do people speak English in Japan? Here's what you need to know

    Curious about the English proficiency rate in Japan? Here’s all you need to know if you’re consideri...

    Curious about the English proficiency rate in Japan? Here’s all you need to know if you’re considering visiting or moving to Japan as a fore...

  • March 23, 2023

    Moving in Japan: the complete guide

    Moving in Japan but don’t know where to start? Here’s a complete guide with checklists to ensure a h...

    Moving in Japan but don’t know where to start? Here’s a complete guide with checklists to ensure a hassle-free, smooth relocation.

  • March 11, 2023

    Cost of living compared: Tokyo vs San Francisco [2024]

    Both Tokyo and San Francisco are popular destinations for software engineers. See how they compare i...

    Both Tokyo and San Francisco are popular destinations for software engineers. See how they compare in terms of the cost of living in this po...

  • March 5, 2023

    Move Over Tokyo and Osaka – Fukuoka is The Place to Be!

    Fukuoka isn’t just a city of innovation and technology but also inclusivity. Read to find out why li...

    Fukuoka isn’t just a city of innovation and technology but also inclusivity. Read to find out why living in Fukuoka is the best.

  • February 16, 2023

    How Much Does It Cost to Move to Japan in 2023?

    Is life in Japan as expensive as they say? Find out how much it costs to move to Japan and more in t...

    Is life in Japan as expensive as they say? Find out how much it costs to move to Japan and more in this post.

  • February 12, 2023

    How to Get Permanent Residence in Japan [2024 Guide]

    Getting permanent residency in Japan isn’t as complicated as you may think. Here’s everything you ne...

    Getting permanent residency in Japan isn’t as complicated as you may think. Here’s everything you need to know about the process.

  • February 5, 2023

    Airbnb in Japan: Ultimate Guide for 2023

    Curious about private lodging options in Japan? Here’s all you need to know about Airbnb, its legali...

    Curious about private lodging options in Japan? Here’s all you need to know about Airbnb, its legality, and the alternatives.

  • February 5, 2023

    Living in the Inaka: A Guide to Rural Life in Japan

    Ever thought of moving to the Japanese countryside? Read and find out all about the inaka of Japan. ...

    Ever thought of moving to the Japanese countryside? Read and find out all about the inaka of Japan.

  • February 5, 2023

    Japanese Mansions: What are They and Should You Live in One?

    In Japan, living in a mansion isn’t as fancy as it sounds. Read to find out the differences between ...

    In Japan, living in a mansion isn’t as fancy as it sounds. Read to find out the differences between an apartment, a mansion, and a house in ...

  • October 8, 2022

    Average Rent in Tokyo: How Much Is It Really?

    Looking for your dream apartment in Tokyo? Here’s a guide to the most affordable areas and how much ...

    Looking for your dream apartment in Tokyo? Here’s a guide to the most affordable areas and how much you’ll need to pay, with some tips on hi...

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