Guides – Best Living Japan – Tokyo Expat Family Guide https://bestlivingjapan.com Tokyo with Kids Guide for Globally Minded Families Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:47:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 75234301 Tokyo Jump-Start Orientation – Living Tips for New Arrivals – January 17, 2019 https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-jump-start-orientation/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-jump-start-orientation/#comments Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:45:27 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=51004 The Best Living Japan Tokyo Jump-Start Orientation is perfect for you if your family is new to Tokyo. Are you feeling a bit overwhelmed with everything new and need info? Do you want to meet some new friends? If you answered yes to any of the questions, then the Tokyo Jump-Start Orientation is the right event for …

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Tokyo English Life Line Parenting Programs – Winter 2019 https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-english-life-line-parenting-programs/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-english-life-line-parenting-programs/#respond Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:01:08 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=53265 If you are raising children in Japan, I recommend you attend the free Tokyo English Life Parenting Programs which are offered about six workshops each academic year from September to May. The workshop series supports global parents on a wide-range of topics. There are three workshops scheduled for January & February 2019. The workshops are free of charge, but donations …

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Tokyo Area International Schools’ 2019 Winter/Spring Calendars – January to June https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-area-international-schools-2019/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-area-international-schools-2019/#respond Sun, 06 Jan 2019 01:00:00 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=50935 We have gathered some of the top Tokyo Area International Schools’ 2019 Winter/Spring Calendars from January to June in an attempt to help simplify planning. We often hear from other parents and organizers of community events that all the international school’s schedules being different causes may headaches. Hoping readers find this helpful. If you would …

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2019 Japan Post Nengajyo (New Years Postcard) Lottery https://bestlivingjapan.com/nengajyo/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/nengajyo/#comments Wed, 02 Jan 2019 23:52:04 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=53226 Happy New Year! By now you should have received nengajo (年賀状) / New Year Cards in your mailbox. Nengajyo are the equivalent to the Western custom of sending out Christmas cards. The latest date nengajo are delivered by is January 7th. If you have received a card from someone you did not send one to, …

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Tokyo New Year Fun Dec 30, 2018 – Jan 1, 2019 https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-new-year-fun-dec-30-jan-1-2018/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-new-year-fun-dec-30-jan-1-2018/#respond Fri, 28 Dec 2018 14:06:58 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=53141 If you are staying in Tokyo this holiday season, we hope you will enjoy our recommendations for Tokyo New Year Fun Dec 30, 2018 – Jan 1, 2019. Although being away from your home country for the end of year holidays can be hard on the heart, there are great activities that make it quite fun …

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Fukubukuro Lucky Bags in Japan – 10 Tips for Smooth Shopping https://bestlivingjapan.com/fukubukuro-lucky-bags-japan-10-tips-smooth-shopping/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/fukubukuro-lucky-bags-japan-10-tips-smooth-shopping/#respond Wed, 26 Dec 2018 00:32:21 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=53130 Fukubukuro Lucky Bags in Japan – 10 Tips for Smooth Shopping What are Fukubukuro? Since its inception in the early 20th century, fukubukuro have become synonymous with New Year’s in Japan. Originally intended as a means for shops to sell off excess inventory, these lucky bags typically contain merchandise sold at a deep discount in …

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