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 […]
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 Japan.
We'll also let you know about some handy and functional undergarments to wear that you can buy in the airport or major stations when the weather is unexpectedly hot or cold.
Hokkaido, the northern island of Japan is getting more and more popular over the years for the fluffy powder snow. 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 famous Mt Annupuri (with 4 ski slopes: […]
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 […]
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 […]
As I talked about myself earlier in this article, I am a foodie grown up in a foodie family. So I talked about this in my intro article but I was born near Tokyo but has been raised in San Francisco. I have lived in Chiba, Tokyo and Kyoto, and decided to settle in Hokkaido […]
When you’re traveling with babies and small children you naturally end up carrying a lot more stuff and moving around becomes a worry. What’s more, Tokyo is always crowded and few people are willing to give up their bus or train seat for you. It’s not the best place for kids... I have two children […]
Japan has experienced many disasters, including earthquakes, typhoons, and heavy rains in recent years, so the chances of international visitors encountering one of these events are relatively high. If you had never experienced these kinds of disasters in your home country and then happened to be affected by one when you come to Japan, it’s […]
How do we Japanese use the multitude of stores in our country?
Today, we’ll be looking at the uses for the drugstores, 100 yen stores, and 300 yen stores, that are so essential in our day to day lives!
We’ll also tell you when the best time to visit the supermarkets is!
We care about Everybody’s why On helpingdragon.com we will be sharing with you everybody’s why. Not only of the people we interview but our team members as well. We hope that this will encourage you to come and find out how we think and how we live our lives ^ ^ First one up will […]