Living in Tokyo guide

Find out all you need to know to relocate and live in Tokyo with the expat guide

Our selection of articles for expatriation in Tokyo

Leisure activities in Tokyo

Tokyo is world-famous for its wide range of leisure activities. This multifaceted city has dedicated entire areas to relaxation ...

Things to see and to do in Tokyo

Whether with your family, friends, in couple or solo, there is much to see and do, in Tokyo. Let's have a look at the ...

Sports activities in Tokyo

Wondering about sports activities in Tokyo? At the dawn of the 2020 Olympic Games, Japan's capital city, best known for its ...

Tokyo's cuisine

In Tokyo, you can find food almost everywhere. Walking through stations or commercial streets is like a real gastronomic tour. It ...

Tokyo's real estate market

At first glance, the Japanese real estate market seems to be doing well. It should be at least as active as its capital, Tokyo ...

Tokyo's neighbourhoods

Tokyo and its special wards are fascinating. Each of them has its own identity and you will find yourself not in front of a ...

The labour market in Tokyo

Today, Japan is the world's third economic powerhouse. Economic insights look stable: a wide range of career prospects and ...

The work culture in Tokyo

In Japan, the value of having a job floods the entire social fabric. It is the symbol of a strong Japan, the one that conquers ...

Getting around in Tokyo

It seems that Tokyo and its high-density population density chose to favour public transport and the two-wheelers. Many employees ...

Student life in Tokyo

Let's dive into Japan, student version. Are you entitled to special discounts, student housing, etc.? Even in Tokyo ...

Discovering Tokyo

Tokyo. The Japanese capital city attracts and fascinates as it gathers, within itself, everything to please the largest number of ...

Adapting to the local culture in Tokyo

Japan has a captivating and multifaceted culture that is made up of respect, simple beauty and social etiquettes that we hold ...

Expanding your social network in Tokyo

Are you wondering how to make Japanese friends? Moving from your country to Japan is an exciting adventure, but it can be ...

Expanding your professional network in Tokyo

At a time when social networks and hyper-connection are omnipresent how to develop a professional ...

Do's and don'ts in Tokyo

It's a great adventure to move to Japan. Here is a list of things to do and avoid, making your experience much more ...

Share your Expat Experience in the Guide

As an Expat.com member you can share your own experience about your expatriation by writing some articles in the Expat Guide.
Formalities, Visas, Work, Bank. Share your tips or your knowledges about the new country where you chose to live, or about your own country.