During your trip to Japan, you should definitely experience izakaya bar culture. Image from Flickr In these establishments you can enjoy Japanese-style cocktails and tapas dishes for extremely reasonable prices. The dishes tend to be smaller, and you would usually share the dishes with everyone. If you don't know what to eat, hop into an … Continue reading Izakaya strategies and our recommended backstreets
Ideas and stories lie at the beginning of every project. So what drove these project leaders to launch these projects in the first place? In this series of articles, we will be introducing the stories of projects and businesses that we think you should drop by during your visit to Japan that particularly captured the … Continue reading The restaurant that presents Hokkaido cuisine in the vast natural landscapes of Niseko—Jai La Patate
The kanji for Tokyo literally translates as "eastern capital" and just as the term "capital" may suggest, it is huge! Not only that, but each area within this capital has its own unique character and charm, so paired with the sheer size of the city, it's difficult to see everything that you might want to … Continue reading The 4 best districts to visit in Tokyo by theme
No matter where you travel, you always check the temperature so you know what to wear. Today, we're going to show you an app that you can refer to when you want to know what clothing is best to wear on your trip to Tokyo. We'll also let you know about some handy and functional … Continue reading Hot? Cold? Japan’s clothing forecasts and functional clothing
Hokkaido, the northern island of Japan is getting more and more popular over the years for the fluffy powder snow. View of Mt Yotei from Kutchan town The sweet spot for ski/board freaks still is Niseko, where you can enjoy a beautiful view of the Mt Fuji of Hokkaido, Yotei. Mt Yotei actually helps the … Continue reading Number 1 thing you should do in Hokkaido: Ski/Snowboard
You might have already noticed that you see smaller cars in Japan compared to Western countries. It might surprise you but it is actually more expensive than the bigger cars, but recommended as well. Today we will be sharing with you what exactly is a kei car and 3 reasons why you should own a … Continue reading Looking to buy a car in Japan? 3 reason you should buy a “kei car”
Take One Otaru Facebook Page Take One is a car dealer from Otaru You would seldom/never feel you would need a car in cities like Tokyo or Osaka. However, if you live in a rural country in Japan, the story is different. Especially in Hokkaido where the land is wider than the other provinces and … Continue reading Need an English speaking car dealer in Hokkaido? Here it is!
Yesterday we encouraged future visitors to Japan to call us to better plan their trip. We hope we get to help your visit to Japan in 2020! Our team are mostly English and Japanese bilinguals that want to solve as many issues as possible for international visitors here. You can read about why the website … Continue reading Let us help you have a better working environment in Japan
First of all Happy New Year from Helping Dragon!(HD) We truly wish that your year will be a memorable one! Many people in the world will probably come up with a New Year's resolution at the start of the year, and it goes the same for Japanese people. So here it goes! HD Team wishes … Continue reading We hope we get to help your visit to Japan in 2020!
I have spent my university days in Kyoto and have lived a few years after I graduated. Out of all the places I've been to around the world, Kyoto is one of my favorite and special cities. I will be talking about the 3 reasons why I love this city and will be introducing to … Continue reading The 3 reasons why I love Kyoto and how to best access them