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BIC Camera Toy Section

Bic Camera toy

BIC Camera is a huge electronics chain store with about 40 locations throughout Japan. They sell everything from home electronics to car navigation systems, washer dryers to iPhones, Beauty and Health products to PCs and Printers, and little known to most – toys. Their toy section is filled with famous …

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Ameyokocho – Tokyo Deal Shopping

ameyokocho, www.bestlivingjapan.com

If you are a bargain shopper, Ameyokocho is a must visit in Tokyo. We visited yesterday, and it was crazy busy with shoppers negotiating deals on crab, tuna, sneakers and bags. My favorite items to buy in Ameyokocho are nuts, dried beans and spices that are much cheaper than in …

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[CLOSED] Monarch Cupcake, Harajuku


Unfortunately, Monarch Cupcake’s Harajuku location is now closed. Their website says they will be opening a new store in September 2015. However, there is no mention of where the new store will be located.  I do hope they open a new store soon. ******Allow me introduce you to Monarch Cupcakes …

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Wading Pools & Splash Ponds 2013

Our Wading Pools and Splash Pond List for 2013. Do you have one to recommend? Leave a note in the comments below.   Meguro Kumin Center Wading Pool Address: Meguro 2-4-36, Meguro-ku, Tokyo (map) Telephone: 03-3711-1139 Closest Stations: Nakameguro & Meguro Open: July 1st – September 10th 10am – 5pm ¥100/child …

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Aika Cardin Photography

Featured post by Aika Cardin Photography Having a baby in Tokyo? capture the entire pregnancy experience with lifestyle maternity & newborn session with Aika Cardin Photography! Aika Cardin is an English & Japanese speaking natural light photographer based in Tokyo specializing in maternity, newborn, baby, children and family.  Maternity photos at your …

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Tokyo Metro Train Elevator Locator Book

train elevator book

The Tokyo Metro came out with a book listing their stations elevator, escalator and bathroom access. Look for it at your station. In Japanese only. If you can`t find the book, you can look in up online in English. I listed a couple stations in my `travel tips`. I hope it …

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Fire Museum, Yotsuya

fire museum

Take your emergency response vehicle loving kids to the Yotsuya Fire Museum to see fire equipment spanning a period of about 100 years, including an ambulance and helicopter. Children can wear firemen costumes, ride mini and real fire trucks like a real firefighter and watch miniature toy vehicles put out …

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