Guide to using (Transfer)Wise in South Korea

First hand experience using Wise in Korea.

Guide to the Best Credit Card in Japan 2022

Which is the best credit card in Japan? An opinionated guide.

Best Credit Card for Cashback in Singapore

Max out on rewards without changing your spending habits.

How to Change Color of Your Work Tools

Here’s how to have any color you want for your power tools.

All-Black Casio F91W-1 Guide

Feeding my all-black obsession.

How to Deposit Funds into Interactive Brokers from Japan

The cheapest way to deposit JPY into your IBKR account.

Everything You Need to Know about Capital Gains Tax in Japan

Stay alive through the minefield that is capital gains tax in Japan.

200,000 Yen Rule for Miscellaneous Income in Japan

Save on income tax if your miscellaneous income is under 200,000 yen.

The Complete Guide to Furusato Nozei

Don’t miss out on Japan’s unique tax exemption system.

The Complete Guide to Garbage Disposal, Sorting and Recycling in Japan

Everything you need to know about garbage disposal in Japan.

What to Do if You Lost Your Japan Driver’s License?

Step-by-step guide to getting it replaced.

Guide to the Best Credit Cards in Japan 2020

Which is the best credit card in Japan? An opinionated guide.

Why I Downgraded my Phone

Convenience is overrated.

How much is Netflix in Japan?

Here’s how much Netflix cost in Japan.

Guide to Investing while Living in Japan

Navigating the maze that is being an investor in Japan.

Best Lunch in Shinjuku

Where I go for lunch as a Shinjuku local.

Cheap Craft Beer in Shinjuku

The cheapest, best craft beer you can find in Shinjuku

The Complete Suica Card Guide

The complete guide to easy transit.

The True Cost of a Purchase

The cost of an item goes beyond the price on the tag.

No Buy Year

No Buy is a minimalism challenge to help kickstart your good habits.

Guide to Starbucks Japan

Get caffeinated in Japan.

What to Do With Gifts You Don’t Want

Have you ever gotten a gift you knew you didn’t need from the moment you open up the wrapping? And then subsequently worry about what to do with gifts you don’t want? I have. You just know that the hamburger-shaped cooking timer, while endearing, is going to sit at the back of your kitchen cabinet. […]

The Best Way to Organize Foreign Currency

The best way to organize leftover currency from your adventures.

Ultimate Onebag Packing Checklist for Every Length of Travel

The packing list of things you should and should not bring.

The Definitive Guide to Ballistic Nylon

This material has a special place in my heart.

How to Declutter Your Wallet

Tips to achieve a minimalist wallet.

How to Hide Sponsored Posts on Facebook

Never have to see sponsored posts again on Facebook.

The Best Travel Pants for Men

You can thank me later.

The Definitive Guide to GORE-TEX

Which GORE-TEX should you get exactly?