EVENTS and ACTIVITES – Best Living Japan – Tokyo Travel Guide https://bestlivingjapan.com Tokyo with Kids Guide for Globally Minded Families Tue, 07 Jul 2020 00:52:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 What is Tanabata? – July 7th https://bestlivingjapan.com/what-is-tanabata-learn-go-make/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/what-is-tanabata-learn-go-make/#respond Mon, 06 Jul 2020 20:00:05 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=48041 Tanabata is celebrated on July 7th in Japan. Celebrate with your family! Buy a branch of bamboo, some cute origami paper, and write and tie wishes to decorate. Learn, go and make Tanabata! Remember July 7th.  Learn about Tanabata   The History – (content edited version of Wikipedia) Tanabata (七夕, meaning “Evening of the seventh”), also known …

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Teru Teru Bozu – Rain, Rain, Go Away Craft https://bestlivingjapan.com/teru-teru-bozu/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/teru-teru-bozu/#respond Sun, 05 Jul 2020 01:00:18 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=47341 Looks like a perfect rainy day weekend to make Teru Teru Bozu. A cute custom and craft in Japan is the Teru teru bozu (てるてる坊主). “Teru” is a Japanese verb which describes sunshine, and a “bōzu” is a Buddhist monk.  The dolls are handmade with white cloth that children make to ward off rain. School …

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Tokyo Outdoor Pools https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-pools/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-pools/#respond Thu, 18 Jun 2020 00:10:32 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=48058 I find the most difficult month of the year to live in Tokyo August, but visiting one of the many Tokyo pools can offer a respite to the heat and humidity even if just for a few hours. Tokyo has many great local pools that are family-friendly and most are quite reasonable. Some do not …

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June 20 & 21, 2020 Tokyo Weekend Family Events and Activities https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-weekend-family-events-and-activities/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-weekend-family-events-and-activities/#respond Fri, 12 Jun 2020 01:00:00 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=56725 Here are our recommended June 20 & 21, 2020 Tokyo Weekend Family Events and Activities. There are still places to have fun in Tokyo and beyond outdoors! Remember to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 by: – Washing your hands regularly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, getting between each finger and …

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Top 10+ Tokyo Restaurants with Terrace Seating https://bestlivingjapan.com/top-tokyo-restaurants-terrace-seating/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/top-tokyo-restaurants-terrace-seating/#comments Fri, 05 Jun 2020 03:00:40 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=44254 Summer has arrive so to stay cool and get fresh air here are our Top 10+ Tokyo restaurants with terrace seating. Water views, city views and garden views all with great food.  We have visited each location and personally recommend. Do you have a favorite? Let us know in the comment section below. Terrace Seating …

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2020 Summer Tokyo Museum Exhibits – June Openings https://bestlivingjapan.com/2020-summer-tokyo-museum-exhibits/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/2020-summer-tokyo-museum-exhibits/#respond Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:00:21 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=70768 So excited to get back out to our favorite museums – 2020 Summer Tokyo Museum Exhibits. All museums will be slowly opening this month starting today. Luckily many museums have pushed back opening dates so we can see most of which were planned. This list will be updated as opening dates and exhibits are added. …

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