Welcome to HappyInJapan, your inside look at life in the Land of the Rising Sun. We created this blog to provide firsthand experiences and insights about Japanese culture, food, travel, and everyday living from the perspective of native residents.
Our blog is run by a team of writers who were all born and raised in Japan. We come from diverse backgrounds across the country, from buzzing Tokyo to the mountainous villages of Nagano. Together, our team provides a well-rounded viewpoint into the nuances of local life across Japan.
We started HappyInJapan to share our passion for this fascinating country. There is so much beauty, history, and joy to be uncovered here. Our goal is to take you on a journey through Japan’s dynamic culture and help foster a deeper appreciation for what makes this place so special.
Join us as we share our stories, tips, and reflections on topics like:
- Japanese customs, etiquette, traditions, and philosophies
- Exploring world-famous destinations and under-the-radar local gems
- Savoring iconic dishes, snacks, and restaurants
- Navigating daily life, from housing to transit to social norms
- Local arts, music, festivals, architecture, and more
Whether you’re planning a trip to Japan, learning about Japanese language or culture, or just love reading about life abroad, we hope our blog provides valuable insight. We try to educate and entertain through storytelling, photography, videos, and more.
Thank you for being part of our community! Please drop us a comment to say hi or share suggestions. We can’t wait to embark on this journey together.
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