5 Ways to Pamper Yourself
Self-care is important any time of the year, but especially needed after a long holiday season and a new year of hard work waiting for you.
6 Healthy New Year’s Resolution Ideas
The New Year is a great time to make positive changes in your life. Starting the year off with a resolution can help you stay motivated and on track throughout the year. If you’re looking for healthy resolutions to make this New Year, here are six to consider.
The Biggest International Event in Japan—Expat Expo Tokyo 2022
Experience the best Japan has to offer at EXPAT EXPO TOKYO 2022, a two-day event full of fun and excitement! Meet people from all over the world, get exclusive deals and offers, and find out everything you need to make the most of life in Japan.
English-Speaking Therapists and Psychotherapists in Japan
English-speaking therapists and psychotherapists aren’t as rare a commodity in Japan as some might think. There are quite a few, but you’ll need to know where to look if you want to find them. We’ve put together a selection of places that offer mental health services in English.
Top 5 English-speaking Beauty Salons in Tokyo for Facials
Whether you want a monthly maintenance facial or a facial that targets your skin concerns, these five beauty salons in Tokyo have English-friendly service and facial treatments for every type of skincare need and budget.
Best Five Outdoor Activities You Should Try In Japan During Green Season
The recent showers mean that all of the beautiful greenery around Japan provides the perfect atmosphere for some fun outdoor activities. GoConnect has put together a list of five green season activities you have to check out.
Unique Workouts You Can Experience in Tokyo
The idea of long-distance running or heavy weights might be intimidating, but exercising does not need to feel like a chore. Here are some unique and fun workouts you can experience around Tokyo.
Top 5 Things to Include in Your Emergency Backpack in Japan
For those who are new to Japan, earthquake protocol may not be high on your list of “things to remember.” These are some of the things you want to be sure to have stashed away, just in case.
How to Prosper in the Year of the Tiger
On February 1, we welcomed the Lunar New Year, also known as the new moon day. Due to national lockdowns, as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, last year—the Year of the Ox—was slow. However, the baton has been passed to the fast-moving and aggressive Year of the Tiger.
Ikigai: Finding Joy Through Purpose
Ikigai is the Japanese ideology that focuses on finding joy in life through purpose. Directly translated, iki means life and gai means value or worth. As author Mieko Kamiya said, “It’s what allows you to look forward to the future even if you are miserable right now.”
Top 4 Ways to Get Over the Summer Heat in Japan
The grueling heat of the Japanese summer is upon us, so GoConnect has found some ways to help stay cool while out and about, helping you enjoy the summer months.
Best Five Mountain Hikes in and near Tokyo
What better way to spend Mountain Day than … on a mountain? With that in mind, we've put together a list of places close to central Tokyo where you can hike to your heart's content.