EVENTS and ACTIVITES

Tokyo English Christmas Church Services 2017

Tokyo English Christmas Church Services

If you are in Tokyo for the holidays, consider attending one of the many beautiful Tokyo English Christmas Church Services. We have listed seven churches in Tokyo, and a handful in Yokohama, Kyoto and Osaka. Some of my best memories of a child are attending services. Even if you are unable …

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Where to Buy a Christmas Tree in Japan 2019

Wondering where to buy a Christmas Tree in Japan? Many people have asked recently about where to find a Christmas tree in Japan. First, you need to determine if you want a real tree or an artificial tree. There are pros and cons to both! Real trees smell amazing but …

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2019 Tokyo Santa Claus Meet & Greet Locations

2019 Tokyo Santa photos

It can be a challenge finding Santa in Tokyo so we did the work for you and can recommend these five 2019 Tokyo Santa Claus meet & greet locations. We’ll add more to the list as information is available. Not all places allow for sitting on Santa’s lap and personal …

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Tokyo American Club`s International Bazaar

The annual International Bazaar will take place at the Tokyo American Club this week Tuesday – Thursday, November 12th – 13th. If you are looking for that special piece for your home this sale is not to be missed. You do not need to be a member of the Tokyo …

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Tokyo November 2019 Events – Festivals, Foliage and Thanks

Enjoy the cool crisp air with these recommended Tokyo November 2019 events. Bundle up and enjoy the food, festival and foliage we have lined up this month. It`s the month for giving. Help support the great work these charities do for our local and global communities by attending these Charity …

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Tokyo Chrysanthemum Festivals

Tokyo Area 2019 Chrysanthemum Festivals

Enjoy the clear and crisp skies of autumn to visit the top Tokyo Chrysanthemum Festivals.  Although people typically associate cherry blossoms with Japan, the chrysanthemum has the richest association with Japan’s culture and history. To learn more about the cultural and historical links read this article. Tokyo Chrysanthemum Festivals 1. …

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Asian Home Furnishings Sale – Tokyo Union Church

Tokyo Charity Events

This fall, the Tomoni Club at Tokyo Union Church will once again host the popular Asian Furniture Sale, this year for four days, from Wednesday, Oct 30th to Friday, Nov 2nd, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Nov 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. On sale will be a selection …

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10 Best Hand Creams for Winter in Japan – Living in Japan

Japanese winters are DRY which is really hard on hands big and small! Here are the Best Living Japan 10 Best Hand Creams for Winter in Japan recommendations.  We carry hand lotions scattered all over our house,  in all of our bags, strollers and car from November – March! Dropping …

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Universal Studios Japan Tips – Osaka with Kids

Universal Studios Japan USJ Osaka with kids

We visited Universal Studios Japan in Osaka during Halloween month and loved it! Now added to our list of TOP Theme Parks in Japan and Osaka with Kids Itinerary here are our TIPS to enjoy your visit. Universal Studios Osaka is a character theme park with a collection of exciting entertainment …

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Top Theme Parks in Japan

Japan has many amazing theme parks to offer from parks with thrill rides to soothing onsens. Here are our Top 20+ Theme/Amusement Parks in Japan that will have your kids asking for more. 100+ THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN TOKYO JOIN BEST LIVING JAPAN FOR A JAPANESE COOKING OR …

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Camping in Japan – Five Campgrounds near Tokyo

From Glamping to pitching your own tent we have your top 5 campgrounds near Tokyo covered. Camping in Japan can range from carrying your own camping gear and food to arriving empty-handed at campgrounds offering everything from tents and sleeping bags to tables and cooking utensils, and even food. Enjoy camping …

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Tokyo Halloween Events, Costumes, Decorations and Candy

Tokyo Halloween Events, Parades, Costumes and Shopping

Tokyo Halloween Events, Costumes, Decorations and Candy resources. Halloween is one of my most favorite holidays, as it is for my children. The Japanese have officially embraced Halloween (maybe not the trick-or-treat part, but the home party). Ten years ago it was almost impossible to find costumes and decorations, but …

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63rd CWAJ Print Show

CWAJ Print Show

The CWAJ Print Show is a highly acclaimed and internationally recognized exhibition and sale of contemporary Japanese print art. The 63rd CWAJ print show is a juried show and sale will be held at Hillside Forum, a lively gallery space in Daikanyama. This is an unmissable opportunity to see and …

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2019 OCTOBER EVENTS IN TOKYO – Festivals, Food & Foliage

Cooler weather spikes the appetites and the desire to discover in all of us so enjoy some of these 2019 October Events in Tokyo. Note, tomorrow, the first of October or Tomin-no-hi, is Tokyo Citizen’s Day of which most Japanese schools in Tokyo are closed for the holiday, but it`s …

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Autumn Foliage in Tokyo – 8 Best Locations

Late October through November is great foliage viewing in Tokyo and surrounding areas. Get on your bike or tie on your walking shoes for a full-day or couple hours of foliage touring. I recommend the following eight locations for foliage viewing in autumn. You can bike the entire loop in …

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Top 10 Halloween Trick-or-Treat Etiquette – Happy Halloween Tokyo

Top 10 Halloween Trick-or-Treat Etiquette

Be prepared for Halloween in Tokyo by reviewing our Top 10 Halloween Trick-or-Treat Etiquette. Halloween is gaining popularity rapidly in Japan, especially in Tokyo. Many shopping areas, such as; Roppongi and Omotesando offer parades and stores give candy out to kids in costumes. Great way to drive a lot of foot traffic for …

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Top Tokyo Restaurants with Terrace Seating

terrace

It’s a great time to start dining outdoors. Here are our Top Tokyo Restaurants with Terrace Seating with water, city or garden views. We have visited each location and personally recommend. Do you have a favorite? Let us know in the comment section below. Terrace Seating with Water View 1. …

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Disaster Awareness Day Event at the Tokyo American Club

Disaster Awareness Day

Mark your calendars for Sunday, September 25th which is the Disaster Awareness Day at the Tokyo American Club from 14:30 – 16:30. The free Disaster Awareness Day event is open to the public and is a great community event to teach your kids about how to plan for, and survive …

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Disaster Awareness Day Event at the Tokyo American Club

Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 21st which is the Disaster Awareness Day at the Tokyo American Club. The free Disaster Awareness Day event is open to the public and is a great community event to teach your kids about how to plan for and survive a disaster. There are simulators …

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Tokyo Outdoor Pools

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 …

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