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Travel in Japan With Kids

 

Travel in Japan With Kids

Travel in Japan With Kids

Travel in Japan With Kids

Travel in Japan With Kids

Travel in Japan With Kids

Travel in Japan With Kids

Travel in Japan With Kids

Travel in Japan With Kids

Travel in Japan With Kids

Travel in Japan With Kids

Travel with Kids within Japan

Chiba Camping Grounds – Glamping Tents and Cabins

The Bamboo Forest (Chiba), Camping in Chiba, Clamping in Chiba

Chiba is a beautiful prefecture with ocean, river and rice patties, and some of our favorite Chiba Camping Grounds. Below are five excellent camping facilities that are unique in environment and services. All camp facilities are within 2 hours drive from Tokyo so easy to get to for a quick …

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KUMAMOTO WITH KIDS – Kyushu One Week Road Trip

Kumamoto with kids, Kyushu with kids

Kumamoto with Kids was the fourth day of our one-week road trip to Kyushu. We loved the walkability and trams of Kumamoto. It is a very friendly city with wonderful history. A must one day stop on your Kyushu road trip. Before you go on your Kyushu road trip download and …

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NAGASAKI WITH KIDS – Kyushu One Week Roadtrip

Nagasaki with Kids

Nagasaki with kids was the third day of our one-week road trip to Kyushu. Nagasaki a city in Kyushu with about 410,000 people is a lovely ocean site city with old elements of Nagasaki and a traumatic history. We left Saga in the early morning and drove about one hour …

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JAPAN ROAD TRIP WITH KIDS PACKING ESSENTIALS

Japan road trip essentials

We have a standard Family Packing list for all our trips in Japan: Beach Vacation, Flights with Toddlers, and our favorite – Road Trips! We use this list for our Day Trips from Tokyo and longer stays in Kyoto, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Saga & Nagasaki. Here are some Japanese snack foods and …

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SAGA WITH KIDS – Kyushu One Week Road Trip

Saga Kyushu Road tip, Okawachiyama

Saga with kids was the second day of our one-week road trip to Kyushu. Saga is a great place to enjoy the history and art of ceramics. We left Fukuoka early in the morning and ended up in Takeo for the night around 5:30 pm. A great day to view …

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FUKUOKA WITH KIDS – KYUSHU ROAD TRIP

Fukuoka with Kids Best Living Japan

Here is the 1st day of our week-long road trip through Kyushu. Take a short 2 hour flight from Tokyo Haneda to Fukuoka airport or 5 hour bullet train ride to Hakata Station. We recommend renting a small car to drive around Kyushu’s best locations.  Here are also our packing …

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Day Trip to Western Kanagawa & Shizuoka

Odawara Castle Park, Kanagawa-ken, Tokyo Day Trip

Two hours via car or train from central Tokyo, you can experience a great Day Trip to Western Kanagawa & Shizuoka Kawagawa-ken outdoor day trip from central Tokyo. About five hours of driving out, between sites and back but great fun for the family. Kids will sleep all the way …

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Fuji Safari Park (Shizuoka) – Tokyo Day Trip

Fuji Safari Park, Shizuoka, Zoos in Japan, Best Living Japan

Fuji Safari Park is a lovely place to see and experience animals from around the world living freely. Fuji Safari Park offers visitors 4 options to experience their safari park 1) Self-drive option where visitors can progress through the park in their own car at their own pace, 2) Jungle Bus …

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Niseko Childcare BabySitter Services

Niseko Childcare BabySitter Services - Winter 2016/2017

Niseko is a great family ski resort in Hokkaido Japan, but all parents need a break so check out these top Niseko Childcare Babysitter Services. Niseko Childcare BabySitter Services #1. Niseko BabySitters  – Niseko BabySitter provides in home/apartment baby and childcare from newborn to 14 years of age. All the sitters have passed …

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Rainy Days in Tokyo with Kids

Don`t let the rain stop you from exploring these great Tokyo Indoor facilities for babies to teens. Here are our Top Recommended places to visit on Rainy Days in Tokyo with Kids. Each have been tried and tested by Best Living Japan Parents. If you are traveling in Tokyo with …

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Tokyo One Day Itinerary: Odaiba with Kids

Rainbow Bridge Bike Crossing

Odaiba is our favorite area to take kids and teens. It has a beach, grassy areas, lots of space, a number of attractions, family-friendly restaurants and malls. Here are our favorites; *** Tokyo One Day Itinerary: Odaiba with Kids *** Wondering what to do for one day in Tokyo? Pick …

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Top 2020 Ski / Snowboard Day Trips from Tokyo

Here are our Top Recommended 2020 Ski / Snowboard Day Trips from Tokyo. Great for families, offers lessons for kids and easily accessible. We will be adding more in the coming weeks. Do you have one to add? Please let us know in the comments section below. * Please check …

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Tokyo One Day Itinerary: Akasaka Area with Kids

The Akasaka area in Tokyo is a great place to live and visit. Here is the curated family guide for Akasaka with Kids written by Maven Mom, Olga – mother of two and Mom in Balance Tokyo Trainer,  When we came for our look-see, Akasaka was our main focus. I had …

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Tokyo One Day Itinerary: Roppongi Area with Kids

Here is our curated family guide for visiting the Roppongi Area with Kids. Start your morning by taking a stroll at Mohri Garden located near Asashi TV and the Roppongi Hills Arena. It`s a beautiful Japanese garden built around a pond with pink cherry blossoms in Spring, red maple leaves in …

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SANRIO PUROLAND (Tama, Tokyo) – Tips and Discounts for your Visit

Sanrio Puroland

NOTE: Sanrio Puroland (Hello Kitty Land) will close temporarily from Saturday, February 22 until Thursday, March 12th, 2020. The temporary closure is a precautionary measure with respect to the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19). Sanrio Puroland is an adorable indoor amusement park for Sanrio character fans, young children and adults who are …

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Tokyo One Day Itinerary: Jiyugaoka Area with Kids

Jiyugaoka is a lovely area filled with boutiques, restaurants and cafes. Here are our favorite baby & kid-friendly restaurants and play areas to visit between shopping breaks. For additional areas visit our Tokyo with Kids Itineraries. Open from 8:00 Lupicia Tea Shop is a great spot to start the morning …

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Tokyo Day Trip to “Little Edo” Kawagoe (Saitama)

If you are in the Tokyo area and have one free day, travel back in time with a Tokyo day trip to “Little Edo” Kawagoe (川越市 Kawagoe-shi). The people of Kawagoe have preserved their city for all people today to experience the old castle town of Edo period (17th to …

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WHAT TO DO EARLY IN THE MORNING IN TOKYO WITH KIDS?

WHAT TO DO EARLY IN THE MORNING IN TOKYO WITH KIDS?

What to do early in the morning in Tokyo with kids? Parents with jet-lagged kids dread the early morning wake. If your family is up early and no way going back down, then check out these places to visit and eat, which are open 24 hours or early in Tokyo. …

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