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Tokyo Father’s Day – Gift Ideas and Outings with Dad

Tokyo Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16th, 2019. Celebrate all that dads do with these great gift ideas and outings. Tokyo Father’s Day – Gift Ideas and Outings with Dad 1) Personalized Card from kids. Dads heart`s melt when receiving personalized Father`s Day cards from kids. Here are a few …

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Tokyo English Easter Sunday Church Services

Are you searching for a Tokyo English Easter Church service? Here is a comprehensive list of recommended churches with English services – all information is updated from the church websites. We have listed 14 churches in Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto and Osaka. Happy Easter – Sunday, April 21st, 2019. Please support …

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2018 Tokyo Santa Claus Meet & Greet Locations

It can be a challenge finding Santa in Tokyo, but we have double check the list and can recommend these ten 2018 Tokyo Santa Claus meet & greet locations between now and Christmas. Not all places allow for sitting on Santa’s lap and personal photo opportunities but where allowed we have …

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Tokyo Christmas Dinner 2018 – Top Holiday Dining Spots

Tokyo Christmas dinner

The holidays are here, and it is time to plan your Tokyo Christmas Dinner 2018. Are you ready? Whether you have been nasty or nice, you deserve a nice tasting Christmas dinner. Here are our top recommendations for Tokyo area families. Reserve early! Happy Holidays! If you have other recommendations …

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Best Living Japan’s 2018 Tokyo Holiday Guide

Here is our 2018 Tokyo Holiday Guide. We`ve listed everything you need to get a start to the holiday season; where to purchase a Christmas tree and decorations, the best Christmas markets, where to see illuminations, and English Christmas church services in Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto and Osaka. Happy Holidays! Tokyo …

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Tokyo English Christmas Church Services 2018

Tokyo English Christmas Church Services

If you are in Tokyo for the holidays, consider attending one of the many beautiful Tokyo English Christmas Church Services. We have listed seven churches in Tokyo, and a handful in Yokohama, Kyoto and Osaka. Some of my best memories of a child are attending services. Even if you are unable …

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Top Tokyo Christmas Markets 2018

Christmas is a month away, but some Christmas markets are already in full swing! Get into the holiday spirit and stop in one of the Best Tokyo Christmas markets! Bundle up and shop for food and gifts under the illumination. Happy Holidays! 1. Roppongi Hills Christmas Market – If you would like to …

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American Thanksgiving Dinner in Tokyo 2018

American Thanksgiving Dinner in Tokyo

American Thanksgiving Dinner in Tokyo 2018 is Thursday, November 22nd, 2018. Are you ready for Thanksgiving? Be sure not to miss out and to be able to relax by planning ahead.  To help make your Thanksgiving in Japan planning easier we have curated and updated a short list of restaurants …

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Tokyo Halloween Events, Costumes, Decorations and Candy

Tokyo Halloween Events, Parades, Costumes and Shopping

Tokyo Halloween Events, Costumes, Decorations and Candy resources. Halloween is one of my most favorite holidays, as it is for my children. The Japanese have officially embraced Halloween (maybe not the trick-or-treat part, but the home party). Ten years ago it was almost impossible to find costumes and decorations, but …

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Best Living Japan’s 2017 Holiday Guide

Here is our 2017 Holiday Guide. We`ve listed everything you need to get a start to the holiday season; where to purchase a christmas tree and decorations, the best Christmas markets, where to see illuminations, and English Christmas church services in Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto and Osaka. Happy Holidays! Tokyo Santa …

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American Thanksgiving Dinner in Tokyo 2017

American Thanksgiving Dinner in Tokyo

American Thanksgiving Dinner in Tokyo 2017 is right around the corner – Thursday, November 23rd, 2017. Are you ready for Thanksgiving? Turkeys are already being sold and reservations being taken for November 23rd, be sure not to miss out and to be able to relax by planning ahead.  To help …

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Where to Buy a Christmas Tree in Japan 2017

Wondering where to buy a Christmas Tree in Japan? Many people have asked recently about where to find a Christmas tree in Japan. First, you need to determine if you want a real tree or an artificial tree. There are pros and cons to both! Real trees smell amazing but …

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Tokyo English Christmas Church Services 2017

Tokyo English Christmas Church Services

If you are in Tokyo for the holidays, consider attending one of the many beautiful Tokyo English Christmas Church Services. We have listed seven churches in Tokyo, and a handful in Yokohama, Kyoto and Osaka. Some of my best memories of a child are attending services. Even if you are unable …

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Top 10 Halloween Trick-or-Treat Etiquette – Happy Halloween Tokyo

Top 10 Halloween Trick-or-Treat Etiquette

Be prepared for Halloween in Tokyo by reviewing our Top 10 Halloween Trick-or-Treat Etiquette. Halloween is gaining popularity rapidly in Japan, especially in Tokyo. Many shopping areas, such as; Roppongi and Omotesando offer parades and stores give candy out to kids in costumes. Great way to drive a lot of foot traffic for …

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Tokyo English Easter Church Services 2017

Are you searching for a Tokyo English Easter Church service? Here is a comprehensive list of recommended churches with English services – all information is updated from the church websites. We have listed 14 churches in Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto and Osaka. Happy Easter – Sunday, April 16th, 2017. If you …

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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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100 Yen Store Craft – Simple and Quick DIY Cake Toppers

100 yen craft

Add a whimsical touch to any birthday cake with this 100 yen store craft idea. This project is really simple and I love that you can create anything you like – your child`s favorite characters, words, numbers, anything at all. Quick, simple and your kids will love it! Materials Needed: …

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2016 Holiday Guide

Best Living Japan's 2016 Holiday Guide

Here is our 2016 Holiday Guide. We`ve listed everything you need to get a start to the holiday season; where to purchase a christmas tree and decorations, where to see illuminations, and English Christmas church services in Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto and Osaka. Happy Holidays! Tokyo Christmas Dinner 2016 – Top …

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Tokyo Area 2016 Illuminations – Quick Reference Guide

Tokyo Area 2016 Illuminations

There are holiday illuminations across Japan but here are our recommended top Tokyo Area 2016 Illuminations picks. Most have started, but some of the best will begin on December 1st. A great time of the year to walk or bike around Tokyo.  Since the sunsets so early in Japan you can …

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