What Is Considered Tall in Japan?

How tall are Japanese people? Are they getting taller? And what is it like being in Japan as a tall foreigner? I’ll answer these and more questions today as we explore… What is tall in Japan? The average height in Japan is 172 cm (5’7″) for men and 158 cm (5’2″) for women. Therefore, if … Read more

How Much Japanese Should I Know to Go to Japan?

As a country, Japan scores “Low” on the English Proficiency Index. Most Japanese people are not very comfortable speaking English, even if they learned it in school. But what does this mean for foreigners visiting Japan? Do you need to learn Japanese? No knowledge of Japanese is needed to visit tourist areas in Japan and … Read more