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Nitori Japan – Affordable Japanese Furniture and Interior Goods

nitori

Nitori is the IKEA of Japan selling affordable Japanese Furniture and Interior Goods. Nitori is a nationwide chain with more than 300 stores throughout Japan and around 50 stores outside the country. It`s a great place to shop if you are setting up a home in Japan or if you want to add some new …

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Tokyo Men’s Big and Tall Stores

Tokyo Men's Big and Tall Stores

With four men & boys in our house,  I have been researching and shopping at Tokyo Men’s Big and Tall stores for quite a few years. Here is a list of the top locations in Tokyo and also the best online resources (domestic and international). I have shopped at, and …

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Kappabashi Kitchen Town, Taito-ku – A Cook’s Shopping Paradise

Kappabashi Kitchen Town, Best Living Japan

Kappabashi Kitchen Town, Tokyo is a cook’s shopping paradise. There are over 180 cooking, kitchen and restaurant supply stores extended over six blocks. Here every the kitchen sink is for sale – every pot and pan, serving dish, utensil, kitchen appliance that a cook can imagine. Kappabashi is located between Ueno …

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Tokyo English Speaking Doctors

Tokyo English Speaking Doctors

Here is a curated listed of Tokyo English speaking doctors covering pediatricians, dentists, ophthalmologists and  OBGYNs. This list includes doctors that we (Lauren and Sandra) and many of my Tokyo Expat friends have used and recommend.   Choosing a doctor is a personal decision based on many decision factors. This list …

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Tokyo-based English Speaking OBGYNs

Tokyo-based English Speaking OBGYNS

Here is a curated listed of Tokyo-based English speaking OBGYNs that we (Lauren and Sandra) and many of my Tokyo Expat friends have used and recommend.  If you are choosing an OBGYN for pregnancy, you will also want to check which hospital or clinic the doctor has delivery access.   …

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Kumamoto Earthquake Charity & Earthquake Preparedness Workshop

WaNavi

Kumamoto Earthquake Charity & Earthquake Preparedness Workshop **Rescheduled for September 2016. Exact date TBD.** WaNavi Japan, in collaboration with Keio University`s SFC BOSAI Lab., is holding a family-friendly event in Daikanyama with fun games and activities for children to learn about earthquakes and how to protect themselves. Participants will learn the …

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IKEA Japan – Affordable Furniture and Ideas to Decorate your Home or Office

IKEA Japan

If you`re looking for affordable furniture and inspiration to decorate your home, garden or office look no further than IKEA Japan. IKEA has 9 locations in Japan; Tachikawa (Tokyo), Kohoku (Yokohama), Tokyo Bay (Chiba), Shinmisato (Saitama), Tsuruhama (Osaka), Kobe, Fukuoka, Kumamoto, and Sendai (Miyagi). They carry everything from ready to assemble furniture, kitchens, …

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