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My Kit Kat Making, Shibuya Miyashita Park Building

My Kit Kat Making, Shibuya

If you are a Kit Kat lover, a fun activity with the kids is the My Kit Kat Making experience offered at the newly opened Shibuya Miyashita Park Building. Note: due to COVID it is advised you make reservations to enter the building, there are same day queues but best to …

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Tokyo Area Blueberry Picking – June to early September

Tokyo Area Blueberry Picking Locations

Late June to early September is blueberry picking season in Japan. Here are our recommended Tokyo Area Blueberry Picking Locations for Summer 2020.  We have chosen six gardens for great half-day or one-day trips; two in Chiba-ken, two in Saitama-ken and two in Kanagawa-ken. Many of these gardens run through …

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Tokyo Water Bus – Fun and Easy Transport

Tokyo water bus

Try traveling on the Tokyo Water Bus (水上バス, Suijō Basu) for a fun and relaxing method of Tokyo travel.  If you are traveling to Odaiba, locations on the Bay in Minato-ku, or up the Sumida River to Asakusa, I recommend you try a Tokyo Water Bus especially between April – …

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Mikyou Yamanashi – Wine Beef

Mikyou Beef Yamanashi store

Mikyou Yamanashi Wine Beef is highly rated beef in Yamanashi. It comes from cattle fed Yamanashi Grape Pomace. Pomace is the solid remains of grapes, olives, or other fruit after pressing it for juice or oil. It contains the skins, pulp, seeds, and stems of the fruit. The meat is …

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Crisscross Omotesando – Breakfast from 8am

Crisscross Omotesando breakfast

Crisscross, located in the heart of Omotesando, has a great ambiance and patio area. They serve breakfast from 8am with your option of rich buttermilk pancakes with your selection of sides, spicy chicken salad & avocado on rye toast, french toast or granola with Greek Yogurt and they serve brunch …

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Legoland Japan Outdoor Theme Park, Nagoya

Legoland Japan

Legoland Japan is high on our list of TOP Theme Parks in Japan. Legoland Japan opened their first outdoor theme park for children aged 2 through 12 and their families in Nagoya 2017 and the Legoland Hotel and Sea Life in 2018. The park, built on 9 hectares, is filled …

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Kabutoyama Nagashi Somen, Yamanashi

Kabutoyama Nagashi Somen bamboo

Eating Nagashi Somen is a summer tradition in Japan, and it’s often seen at festivals or in restaurants. What is Somen (素麺)? Somen are very thin, white noodles made from wheat flour usually served cold and accompanied by tsuyu or a dipping sauce made from soysauce and dashi. What is Nagashi Somen …

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Cherry Picking at the Horiuchi Garden in Yamanashi, Japan

Cherry Picking

Yamanashi Prefecture, home to Mount Fuji, is a beautiful area to camp and take in the fresh mountain air, soak in natural onsens, sip on the area wine and go fruit picking. We stayed in the Koshu area about an hour and a half drive from Tokyo (about an hour from Fujikawaguchiko) …

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Yutenji Temple (Nakameguro, TOkyo)

Myoukenzan Yutenji Temple is a Jodo (pure) Sect of Buddhism established about 300 years ago. The temple launched a free smartphone app, a bilingual (English and Japanese) video guide to the history and origins of the Temple buildings. Download the app, obtain an app map at the main temple office, …

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Space Athletic Tondemi, (Heiwajima Tokyo & Makuhari, Chiba)

Space Athletic Tondemi

Space Athletic Tondemi opened their second location in Heiwajima, Tokyo. This is following the huge success of Space Athletic in Makuhari Chiba (トンデミ). Space Atheletic is a great indoor activity center to spend 90 mins bouncing, climbing and running. There is also a Tondemi in Mie-ken and one opening in …

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Three Twins Organic Ice Cream Shop (Daikanyama, Tokyo)

Three Twins Organic

Three Twins Organic is a Californian-born ice cream shop that offers 11 different flavours of natural ice cream without artificial colourings, seasonings and preservatives. Popular flavors are Madagascar Vanilla, the sweet-and-sour blend of orange and chocolate named Chocolate Orange Confetti, and the San Francisco fave, Sea Salt Caramel. They also carry lemon cookie, mint …

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Sayama Berry Picking Farm (Saitama)

Sayama Berry Farm

Sayama Berry Land (Saitama-ken) (狭山ベリーランド) has one of the largest blueberry farms in the Tokyo area with over 50 types of berries and 2,000 bushes. The blueberry bushes are in covered mesh houses. Here are other great places to visit in Saitama with kids They have two parking areas; one …

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