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Here are our recommended activities, events and life information for people living in and traveling to Tokyo, Japan during the summer months.

July 2017 Tokyo Top Activities and Events

Here are our recommended July 2017 Tokyo Top Activities and Events. July marks the beginning of summer festivals! Get ready to celebrate Tanabata on Friday, July 7th by learning about the celebration at one of the great festivals. Don a yukata and watch the amazing fireworks displays across the city. Also remember our Tips to …

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2017 Top Tokyo Summer Fireworks – Tokyo Hanabi

Tokyo Weekend July 23 & 24, 2016, Best Living Japan

Here are our 2017 Top Tokyo Summer Fireworks recommendations. Tokyo area fireworks are a must experience. The sky of Tokyo area will be alive with fireworks once the rainy season passes in mid-July.  I believe one has not experienced Japan until you wear your yukata (cotton kimono) and geta (wooden sandals) …

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Top Theme Parks in Japan

Japan has many amazing theme parks to offer from parks with thrill rides to soothing onsens. Here are our Top Theme Parks in Japan that will have your kids asking for more. 1. Legoland Japan (Nagoya) – Legoland Japan opened their first outdoor theme park for children aged 2 through 12 and …

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Top Tokyo Restaurants with Terrace Seating

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The days are brighter, and the days a bit warmer – a great time to start dining outdoors. Here are our Top Tokyo Restaurants with Terrace Seating. Which is your favorite? Terraces with water, city or garden views. Let us know in the comments below. Terrace Seating with Water View 1. The …

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Tips for Surviving Japan’s Rainy Season with Kids

Whether a first time or veteran mom, surviving rainy season in Japan can be a challenge with public transport and strollers. Below are some great tips and product recommendations to make your life a bit easier. Just remember, it will stop raining soon. Check our Japan protection guides on mosquitos, sunscreen and heat. Tips …

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