Mobal Blog

Pedalling to Wellness: Cycling Your Way to Fitness as an Expat in Japan 

  Living as an expat in Japan is an enriching experience, but it can also be challenging to maintain a healthy lifestyle amidst the busy […]

A Personal Journey Back to Japan: Reflections from Mobal’s CEO, Declan Somers

Hello there! I’m Declan, the CEO of Mobal, and an Irish expat who’s recently made the move back to Japan after a few years living […]

From Strawberry Picking to Fried Chicken – What’s Christmas in Japan Really Like? 

  Christmas in Japan is a fascinating blend of unique traditions and modern celebrations, distinct from the typical Western Christmas customs. It’s a season that […]

Making Mobal: How We Were Able to Offer Japan Expats a Voice+Data eSIM with a Real Japanese Phone Number

Living as an expat in Japan can be a blast, but getting your hands on a real Japanese phone number? Tricky if you need an […]

How Mobal Gives Back: A Glimpse into Touka Free School

At Mobal, we believe in giving back to the community and supporting projects that make a difference in the lives of those in need. We’ve […]

Share Mobal and Get ¥1,000! Save Cash While Making a Difference.

  Konnichiwa! We’ve got some fantastic news for you. Introducing Mobal’s Refer A Friend program, which lets you save cash while you introduce your friends […]

Cyclone Freddy Hits Malawi – A Message From Vince

Konnichiwa!  This isn’t a typical blog, but it’s an important one. Below, you’ll find a message from our Director Vince Owen, who’s currently on the […]

New – Pick Up Your SIM in Okinawa

  We know that for many of you, picking up your Mobal SIM when you arrive in Japan makes life that little bit easier, and […]

How Mobal Makes a Difference – A Brand New College in Malawi!

Every Mobal customer makes a huge difference, whether they know it or not! That’s because Mobal guarantees that the majority of its profits go towards […]

Skiing In Sapporo? Pick Up Your SIM!

  If you’re skiing in Sapporo this Winter, keeping connected to your friends and family back home couldn’t be simpler – you can now pick […]

Introducing MobalPay – The Simpler Way to Pay in Japan

We’re super excited to tell you about something we’ve been working on!

Exclusive Japan Discount Codes & Coupons

  Mobal have been serving the needs of visitors to Japan for almost two decades. As a Mobal customer you can benefit from the following […]

Discounted Bus Travel in Central Japan for Expats

If you’ve always longed to see the ‘Japanese Alps’ in the snow, then we have good news.