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Tokyo Area Clam Digging – May to late June

Clam Digging Tokyo, Bestlivingjapan

You can still have fun Tokyo Area Clam digging this month. Actually there should be A LOT of clams vs. prior years due to no digging in May 2020.  May and June are the most popular months of the year to go clam digging (潮干狩りshiohigari in Japan). It took about …

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2020 Summer Tokyo Museum Exhibits – June Openings

So excited to get back out to our favorite museums – 2020 Summer Tokyo Museum Exhibits. All museums will be slowly opening this month starting today. Luckily many museums have pushed back opening dates so we can see most of which were planned. This list will be updated as opening …

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Open Attractions in Tokyo March 2020

Don’t let the Corona Virus (COVID-19) stop all the fun in Tokyo! Here are some open attraction in Tokyo. March is one of our favorite months in Tokyo, with warm weather and flowers.  We are hopeful that by the end of March, our Tokyoite lives will be back to normal. …

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KYOTO, OSAKA & NAGOYA OPEN & CLOSURES DUE TO COVID-19

What open in Tokyo Japan during the COVID-19 CORONA VIRUS SHUTDOWN

Moms are sharing Corona Virus Kyoto, Osaka & Nagoya OPEN & Closures (COVID-19 Kyoto, Osaka & Nagoya OPEN & Closures). Are you waking up in Kyoto, Osaka or Nagoya with kids and no school for March 2020? Our friends are! I know we are also supposed to stay home, but …

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Sporu Shinagawa Oimachi (Shinagawa, Tokyo)

Sporu Shinagawa Oimachi

Sporu Shinagawa Oimachi is a sprawling asphalt area behind Oimachi Station that has been transformed into a sports area where you pay as you play. City Wave surfing, baseball batting, archery, trampolines, basketball, tennis, bouldering, a baby play area, rental BBQ areas, and a restaurant. Very practical place if you …

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City Wave Tokyo (Shinagawa, Tokyo))

City Wave Tokyo (Shinagawa)

Stay cool and get wet at City Wave Tokyo in Ota-ku!! Yep, in the middle of Tokyo you can learn to surf before you hit the waves in Chiba this summer. My two youngest children took a 50 min lesson, and both were surfing alone by the end of the …

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Fuji Safari Park (Shizuoka) – Tokyo Day Trip

Fuji Safari Park, Shizuoka, Zoos in Japan, Best Living Japan

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 …

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Dinosaur Park (Shinagawa, Tokyo)

Dinosaur Park Shinagawa

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 …

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Tokyo Baby and Kids Playgrounds

Shinagawa Children's Adventure park, Tokyo playgrounds

Looking for a great playground park in Tokyo to let your kids burn off energy? My kids love the outdoors and exploring all the great parks Tokyo has to offer. Here are our top 10 recommended baby and kids parks in Tokyo. Don`t forget to take hats, sunscreen, mosquito repellant, …

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Tokyo Digitized Art Installations

Digitized Art is popping up all over Tokyo; from seasonal pop-ups to permanent installations, we’ve got you covered. Do you have one to recommend? Leave a comment below. Digital Harvest Fest in Ginza (Now until Mar 4, 2020) – Harvest vegetables in a virtual farm on the 2nd floor of …

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Favorite Family Tokyo Museum Exhibits – Spring Summer 2020

Favorite Family Tokyo museum exhibits

There are hundreds of art museums in the Tokyo area, but here are our favorite family, Tokyo art museums. Very few Japanese art museums have permeant exhibits, but instead rotate exhibits 3-4 times per year. The exhibits ration typically follow the seasons. To help make decision making easier, we update …

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Top 2020 Ski / Snowboard Day Trips from Tokyo

Here are our Top Recommended 2020 Ski / Snowboard Day Trips from Tokyo. Great for families, offers lessons for kids and easily accessible. We will be adding more in the coming weeks. Do you have one to add? Please let us know in the comments section below. * Please check …

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Flower`s by NAKED 2020, Nihonbashi

Flower`s by NAKED in Nihonbashi is an art exhibition which incorporates digital projection mapping with sound, smell and touch. We visited last year and recommend a visit. We enjoyed viewing the flower art, traditional Japanese motifs, listening to music and enjoying the various floral scents – a hands-on garden to …

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Tokyo Joypolis (Odaiba, Tokyo) – Tips Before You Go

Tokyo Joypolis is an SEGA branded indoor entertainment center where you can experience coasters with gaming, virtual rides with motion simulators, frightening VR experiences, arcade and more. A fantastic spot for thrill seekers and gamers. We recommend for kids 130cm and taller to experience most attractions and rides. The 1st …

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SANRIO PUROLAND (Tama, Tokyo) – Tips and Discounts for your Visit

Sanrio Puroland

NOTE: Sanrio Puroland (Hello Kitty Land) will close temporarily from Saturday, February 22 until Thursday, March 12th, 2020. The temporary closure is a precautionary measure with respect to the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19). Sanrio Puroland is an adorable indoor amusement park for Sanrio character fans, young children and adults who are …

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Karasumori Playroom (Nakameguro, Tokyo)

Karasumori Playroom in Kamimeguro provides an infant and toddler playroom, craft room, gymnasium, books, trains, and much more. They also have a great Japanese class for parents and infants where parents and babies learn about Japanese culture, make seasonal crafts, and make neighborhood friends. They have a great set of playrail trains and …

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Minami-Azabu Community Center (Azabu, Tokyo)

Residents are lucky to have the Minami-Azabu Community Center as a free center to play, relax and eat. The beautiful new community center has a public daycare and a cafe on the 1st floor, kids 2nd floor with a full-size gym, music, play, study rooms for parent & babies and …

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100 Yen Store Craft: Valentine`s Day Flower Box

100 yen store craft

This 100 Yen Store Craft is a great Valentine`s Day gift from kids to parents, teachers, caregivers, family and friends. It`s a fun and simple craft that can be completed in less than an hour. The materials you`ll need can be found at any of the larger 100 yen shops. We …

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