LIVING IN JAPAN – Best Living Japan – Tokyo Travel Guide https://bestlivingjapan.com Tokyo with Kids Guide for Globally Minded Families Wed, 11 Nov 2020 11:58:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.3 75234301 American Thanksgiving Dinner in Tokyo 2020 https://bestlivingjapan.com/american-thanksgiving-dinner-in-tokyo/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/american-thanksgiving-dinner-in-tokyo/#respond Wed, 11 Nov 2020 00:00:32 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=60912 American Thanksgiving Dinner in Tokyo 2020 is Thursday, November 26th, 2020. 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 and takeout for 2020 Thanksgiving …

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How To Use A Japanese Washing Machine https://bestlivingjapan.com/how-to-use-japanese-washing-machine/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/how-to-use-japanese-washing-machine/#comments Sat, 31 Oct 2020 19:28:03 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=44446 How To Use A Japanese Washing Machine Japan is full of wonderful, high-tech gadgets and appliances, but when it comes to getting laundry done, sometimes you just want something functional that can deliver. While this guide to using a Japanese washing machine won’t make laundry day any more fun, it will certainly make things easier …

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The Japan Expat Shopping List – What do you bring back? https://bestlivingjapan.com/expat-shopping-list-bring-back/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/expat-shopping-list-bring-back/#respond Fri, 16 Oct 2020 22:30:38 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=948 The Japan Expat Shopping List. What do you haul back in your suitcase each trip home?  Compared to 20 years ago (when I was an exchange student), many items can be purchased in Japan at Costco, Amazon or Foreign Buyers Club, but we still stock-up when traveling back. As a mom of four kids ages …

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Guide to Dog Food in Japan – Top 10 Brands, Types and Where to Buy https://bestlivingjapan.com/guide-to-dog-food-in-japan/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/guide-to-dog-food-in-japan/#comments Thu, 15 Oct 2020 21:00:19 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=34510 Guide to Dog Food in Japan – Brands, Types, and Where to Buy Dog food in Japan is sold as dry kibble, semi-moist kibble, and wet type, and is marketed towards a certain age group (puppy, adult, senior), dog breed, or dietary issue. As it can be difficult deciphering the ingredients, this guide will help …

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Dressed to the Nines for Seven-Five-Three by Efrot Weiss – Cultural Insight https://bestlivingjapan.com/dressed-to-the-nines-for-seven-five-three/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/dressed-to-the-nines-for-seven-five-three/#respond Thu, 15 Oct 2020 10:45:00 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=11284 This Dressed to the Nines for Seven-Five-Three post was written by my good friend Efrot Weiss. She is a long-term resident of Japan, and intercultural trainer and coach. If you are planning to celebrate 7-5-3 check here is more information for you on where to rent a kimono and which shrine to visit. Laugh, Learn …

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Shichi-Go-San Celebrations – Tips, Shrines and Kimonos https://bestlivingjapan.com/shichi-go-san-celebrations/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/shichi-go-san-celebrations/#comments Wed, 14 Oct 2020 03:00:09 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=11243 November is the month of foliage in Japan, but also the month of  Shichi-Go-San Celebrations. Girls age 7 & 3 and boys 5 celebrate coming of age. November 15th is the actual date of 7-5-3, but families celebrate by dressing up the children and visiting shrines across Japan from the end of October through the month …

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