MOVING TO JAPAN – Best Living Japan – Tokyo Travel Guide https://bestlivingjapan.com Tokyo with Kids Guide for Globally Minded Families Mon, 17 Aug 2020 05:32:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.1 Tokyo Jump-Start Orientation – Living Tips for New Arrivals – Wednesday, March 4th 2020 https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-jump-start-orientation/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-jump-start-orientation/#comments Sun, 09 Feb 2020 01:00:00 +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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Japan Parenting Groups and Resources https://bestlivingjapan.com/japan-parenting-groups-and-resources/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/japan-parenting-groups-and-resources/#comments Mon, 13 Jan 2020 21:40:40 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=21050 If you are a mom or dad to Japan, here are some great Japan Parenting Groups and Resources you should know. Some of the groups are purely online support groups; other have offline events and meet-ups. There are over 30 parenting groups on this list which includes special interest groups around education and life choices …

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Tokyo International Schools’ Calendars – Winter/Spring 2020 https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-international-schools-calendars/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-international-schools-calendars/#respond Fri, 10 Jan 2020 00:45:15 +0000 https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/?p=56490 We have gathered some of the top Tokyo International Schools’ Calendars for Winter 2020 (January to July 2020) in an attempt to help simplify planning. We often hear from other parents and organizers of community events that all the international schools’ schedules being different causes may headaches. Hoping readers find this helpful. If you would …

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Moving to Tokyo Japan – Tips to Reduce Stress Moving to Japan https://bestlivingjapan.com/moving-to-tokyo-japan/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/moving-to-tokyo-japan/#respond Sun, 01 Dec 2019 11:29:06 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=59515 Are you moving to Tokyo, Japan? Although your home shipment may not have arrived yet, and you might still be in temp housing, don’t delay on settling down in Tokyo. Here are our tips on how to reduce the stress a bit and start enjoying this great city sooner. We have gathered tips and info …

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How to Do a Furikomi (Bank Transfer) in Japan https://bestlivingjapan.com/bank-transfer-furikomi-in-japan/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/bank-transfer-furikomi-in-japan/#respond Sun, 01 Dec 2019 10:06:54 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=44851 It is really important to learn how to do a furikoi (bank transfer) in Japan as soon as you arrive. Furikomi (お振り込み / お振込) is an electronic funds transfer between your bank account and a recipient. Many banks have upgraded their ATMs to offer this service in English however some only offer the service in Japanese. If …

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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 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 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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