Living in Japan

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Expats Guide to Japan 2024



Discover the vibrant allure of Tokyo, a city where modernity seamlessly intertwines with tradition. With its efficient public transportation system, Tokyo invites you to explore its diverse districts, each boasting its unique local flavour. Home to over 13 million inhabitants, this sprawling metropolis exudes both contemporary delights and timeless charms.

What sets Tokyo apart is its remarkable safety record, making it one of the world's safest major cities. This global hub offers expatriates a high standard of living, thanks to its world-class infrastructure, low health risks, minimal air pollution, and low crime rates. The city embraces a rich cultural tapestry, encompassing major museums, lively local music scenes, traditional festivals, and performances by internationally acclaimed artists. Tokyo's entertainment landscape also includes major theme parks, ensuring a truly enriching experience for residents.

Tokyo experiences four distinct seasons, from hot and humid summers to dry, chilly winters under sunny skies. Spring and autumn bring warm, pleasant weather, adding to the city's appeal.

Concerned about what to bring? Fret not; Japan, a well-developed modern country, provides access to almost everything you might need. While you may occasionally long for a specific item from your homeland, Tokyo's accessibility ensures you can either live without it or find a suitable alternative locally.

Navigating the city is a breeze, thanks to Tokyo's fast, affordable, and efficient public transport. Trains and subways, operational from early morning until midnight, cover every corner of the city. Although rush hours can be busy, signs in both English and Japanese make navigation straightforward. While taxis are an option, they tend to be slower and pricier compared to the efficient public transport system. Welcome to Tokyo, where the blend of modern convenience and cultural richness creates an unforgettable living experience.