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Top Family Friendly Day Trips from Tokyo

Escape the city with these Top Recommended Family Friendly Day Trips from Tokyo. Do you have a day trip to recommend? Leave in the comments section below. 1. Little Edo Kawagoe –  30 minutes by train from Ikebukuro. The people of Kawagoe have preserved their city for all to experience the …

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Tokyo Area Blueberry Picking Locations 2017

Tokyo Area Blueberry Picking Locations 2017

Late June to early September is blueberry picking season in Japan – so here are our recommended Tokyo Area Blueberry Picking Locations 2017.   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 September, …

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Sanrio Puroland, Tama – Tips and Discounts for your Visit

Sanrio Puroland

Sanrio Puroland is an adorable indoor amusement park for Sanrio character fans, young children and adults who are kids at heart. You are surrounded by cute food and attractions, and dynamic, well-produced shows. We visited on a Friday and spent half a day exploring the various floor and attractions. Our …

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Tsukiji Fish Market Tuna Auction Guide

Tsukiji Fish Market Tuna Auction

The Tsukiji Fish Market (築地市場, Tsukiji Shijō) is no longer relocating to Toyosu – for the time being – so experience the live tuna auction and read our best tips. Tsukiji Fish Market is the largest wholesale fish market where about $20M worth of fish, seafood and vegetables change hands daily. It has an inner market where …

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Top Things to do in Guam with Kids

Guam is a small island in Micronesia in the Western Pacific with breath-taking sceneries, exotic beaches, numerous activities and duty-free shopping. A short 3.5 hour flight from Tokyo Narita Airport Guam makes an ideal 3-day weekend trip with the family. Here are our Top Things to do in Guam with …

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Katre Bistro – A Hidden Gem in the heart of Hagatna, Guam

Katre Bistro

Katre Bistro is a must try if visiting Guam. Located in the heart of Hagatna, Guam this unassuming bistro serves delicious mediterranean cuisine with asian flare that is beautifully presented. Chef and owner Roxs Cailao is a veteran chef who has served as the executive chef at the Sheraton and Renaissance Hotels and …

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Onward Beach Resort, Guam – Great Value Resort

If you`re looking for a family-friendly 3-day retreat with blue seas and waterpark visit Onward Beach Resort in Guam. A short 3.5 hour flight from Narita Airport the Onward Beach Resort offers a great deal on their resort package. It includes free access to their popular Waterpark and Marine Club, beach, hotel pool, …

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Club Med Ishigaki, Okinawa – The Perfect Family Getaway

If you are looking for a quick, carefree weekend trip to enjoy white beaches and blue seas visit Club Med Ishigaki, Okinawa. Only a three-hour flight from Tokyo, Club Med Kabira Beach Ishigaki Okinawa (石垣島カビラクラブメッド) offers an all-inclusive vacation package that`s great for families. The package includes buffet-style breakfast, lunch …

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GALA Yuzawa Resort, Niigata – Ski & Snowboard Lessons from Age 4

GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort is one of the most convenient snow resorts to visit with little ones outside Tokyo. It`s a 75-min shinkansen ride (Max-Tanigawa or the Tanigawa) from Tokyo station and the train drops you off right inside the base of the GALA Yuzawa Resort making it ultra convenient if traveling with small …

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Sweet Potato Digging – A Fun Autumn Tradition

Sweet potato digging is an autumn tradition that all Japanese kindergarten and early elementary kids partake in October through December. In Japanese sweet potatoes are called “satsumaimo”. Enjoy a nice autumn day outside central Tokyo and go sweet potato digging. Below are five recommended locations to go Japanese sweet potato digging. …

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