BABY TODDLER FUN – Best Living Japan – Tokyo Travel Guide https://bestlivingjapan.com Tokyo with Kids Guide for Globally Minded Families Sat, 29 Aug 2020 03:45:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.1 Tokyo Area Blueberry Picking – June to early September https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-area-blueberry-picking/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-area-blueberry-picking/#comments Fri, 31 Jul 2020 04:01:14 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=6265 Late June to early September is blueberry picking season in Japan. Here are our recommended Tokyo Area Blueberry Picking Locations for Summer 2020.  We have chosen six gardens for great half-day or one-day trips; two in Chiba-ken, two in Saitama-ken and two in Kanagawa-ken. Many of these gardens run through September, but best blueberry picking …

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Tokyo Outdoor Pools https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-pools/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-pools/#respond Mon, 20 Jul 2020 00:10:32 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=48058 I find the most difficult month of the year to live in Tokyo August, but visiting one of the many Tokyo pools can offer a respite to the heat and humidity even if just for a few hours. Tokyo has many great local pools that are family-friendly and most are quite reasonable. Some do not …

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Rainy Day Craft – Decorated Umbrellas – Never Lose Your Umbrellas Again https://bestlivingjapan.com/decorated-umbrellas/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/decorated-umbrellas/#comments Mon, 06 Jul 2020 01:00:38 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=39656 Cheer up in all this rain by making decorated umbrellas. Not only will you have a fun umbrella it will decrease the chance of being taken by other folks. Japanese clear umbrellas are great since they are so inexpensive and 100% see through. Everything can be purchased at your local 100 yen store like Daiso …

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Teru Teru Bozu – Rain, Rain, Go Away Craft https://bestlivingjapan.com/teru-teru-bozu/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/teru-teru-bozu/#respond Sun, 05 Jul 2020 01:00:18 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=47341 Looks like a perfect rainy day weekend to make Teru Teru Bozu. A cute custom and craft in Japan is the Teru teru bozu (てるてる坊主). “Teru” is a Japanese verb which describes sunshine, and a “bōzu” is a Buddhist monk.  The dolls are handmade with white cloth that children make to ward off rain. School …

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Fuji Safari Park (Shizuoka) – Tokyo Day Trip https://bestlivingjapan.com/fuji-safari-park-tokyo-with-kids/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/fuji-safari-park-tokyo-with-kids/#respond Wed, 04 Mar 2020 22:03:05 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=47473 Fuji Safari Park is a lovely place to see and experience animals from around the world living freely. Fuji Safari Park offers visitors 4 options to experience their safari park 1) Self-drive option where visitors can progress through the park in their own car at their own pace, 2) Jungle Bus where you can see wild …

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Dinosaur Park (Shinagawa, Tokyo) https://bestlivingjapan.com/dinosaur-park-shinagawa/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/dinosaur-park-shinagawa/#respond Sat, 29 Feb 2020 15:30:49 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=12629 Kodomo no Mori Koen (子供の森)- better known as Dinosaur Park Shinagawa – is a fantastic place to take your dinosaur-loving kids. There are eight colorful dinosaurs in the park; a bright T-rex, large Hadrosaurid, Stegosaurus, Brachiosaurus, Dimetrodon to name a few, and plenty of space to run around. We revisted the park over the sunny weekend. …

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