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Eastern Tokyo with Kids
Ebisu and meguro with kids in Tokyo

Bondi Cafe, Hiroo

Bondi Cafe is a comfy, spacious, kid-friendly restaurant on a back street behind Hiroo station. The staff is super friendly and the atmosphere is laidback with a Bondi Beach feel with comfy sofas, some outdoor sitting and music. The food menu tends toward Hawaiian and Asian fusion serving soups, salads, …

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Zauo Fishing Restaurant, Meguro

Zauo Restaurant Meguro

Zauo fishing restaurant is definitely one to put on your Tokyo Bucket List. Catch your food, tell them how you want it prepared then eat! It`s a spot the entire family will enjoy. We had an early dinner with friends at the Meguro location. We walked in and saw a long fish pool with …

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MUJI Flagship Store and Organic Marketplace (Ginza, Tokyo)

MUJI Flagship Store reopened their flagship store in Ginza last year and it’s awesome! The 5-story complex now holds an organic foods marketplace which offers fruits and vegetables direct from farms that use little to no chemical pesticides and fertilizers, packaged soups, condiments and so much more. They also set …

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Japan Traditional Crafts Aoyama Square (Aoyama, Tokyo)

Tokyo Antique and Flea Markets

If you are are looking for a “Japanese gift” for someone overseas or that something special for your home you will not walk away empty handed from the Japan Traditional Crafts Aoyama Square in Aoyama. This store’s differentiation is that they sell crafts and art of all mediums and from …

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Kanaru-sha Japanese Antiques (Fuchu, Tokyo)

Tokyo Antique & Flea Markets

Kanaru-sha Japanese Antiques in Fuchu is a beautiful store inside and out. If you live in the Chofu/Fuchu area, or your kids go to the American School in Japan, this store is a great resource to decorate your home with beautiful furniture and pottery. The store is located about 2K …

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Himonya Park (Gakugeidaigaku, Tokyo) – Petting Zoo and Pony Rides

Himonya Park (碑文谷公園)  is a lovely place to take your young kids. Neighborhood children love the free petting zoo where they can get nose to nose with guinea pigs, rabbits and dogs; 200 yen pony rides, boat rides in the enclosed lake, and the playground. It`s beautiful for short strolls around the lake, …

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Bingoya Japanese Craft Shop (Shinjuku, Tokyo)

Bingoya Japanese Craft Store

Bingoya Japanese Craft Shop has one of the widest selection of Japanese crafts in Tokyo. From paper to ceramics you will find what you are looking for at Bingoya. The store merchandise is located on five floors categorised by type of product. You will also find a very knowledgeable shop person …

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Itoya Ginza Flagship Store – Tokyo Must Shop

Itoya Ginza Flagship Store, Japanese paper

The Itoya Ginza Flagship Store is not just one of the Tokyo Must Shop places to spend hours shopping for Japanese paper (washi) and stationary and home accessories, but also has a great restaurant and in-house veritable garden. The Ginza Flagship Store (located on Ginza Dori) and second building directly behind …

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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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