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Best Tokyo Parks for Kids’ Bicycling – Rent or Bring Your Own

Best Tokyo Parks for Kids' Bicycling - Rent or Bring Your Own

Looking for the Best Tokyo Parks for Kids’ Bicycling? Before heading out to the sidewalks and streets of Tokyo try practicing in a safe kid-friendly environment.  Here are our favorite parks that we love taking our kids. Once your kids are bicycle veterans, try the Rainbow Bridge/Odaiba adventure  If you …

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Pizzeria e Trattoria da ISA (Aobada, Tokyo)i – Naples Award-Winning Pizza

Pizzeria e trattoria da isa

If you`re looking for Naples award-winning pizza stop in Pizzeria e Trattoria da ISA (ピッツエリア エ トラットリア ダ イーサ) in Aobadai. This small, Italian styled eatery serves authentic Naples style pizza and delicious Italian food. Opened in February 2010, the owner and pizza chef behind the massive wood-fired oven, and the …

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Tarantella da Luigi (Shirogane, Tokyo) – Italian Seasonal Cooking

Tarantella da Luigi (タランテッラ ダ ルイジ ) in Shirogane (near Shirogane Takanawa station) is one of my favourite neighbourhood restaurants in Minato-ku. Despite its location tucked away off the little Shirgane shopping street, it is constantly full. The patrons who come to Tarantella da Luigi, Shirogane with babies and little …

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Kiba Park (Koto-ku, Tokyo) – A spacious park, great for sporty types

Kiba Park

Kiba Park (木場公園) is a large, spacious park great for sporty types. The north end houses The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, a multi-use field, tennis courts and outdoor stage, while the south has a grassy area, BBQ field (reservations required), dog run and botanical garden – maintained and administered by the Park …

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Niko Niko Park (Aoyama, Tokyo)

Niko Niko Park (にこにこパーク) is a kids jungle gym paradise. It has a variety of equipment for your little one to play on. The Jungle Tower with a slide, the Wonder Jungle & Sandpit for the little ones, a Fitness Area and a Spider Spider trampoline. Parents can relax & chat …

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Kua Aina, 9 Locations in Tokyo – Hawaiian Burger and Sandwich Grill

If you`re looking for a good, solid burger stop by Kua Aina. Originally from Hawaii, their light wooden interior, island music and colorful Hawaiin goods adorning the walls makes you feel like you walked into a burger joint on the island. Their large hamburger patties, seasoned with the owner`s original and secret spices …

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Mr Farmer Komazawa Olympic Park (Komazawa, Tokyo)

Mr Farmer is known for their farm-to-table concept, delivering fresh, locally produced food to local consumers. Whether you are a vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free Mr Farmer offers something for everyone. Mr Farmer Komazawa (their 4th restaurant) is located in Komazawa Olympic Park at the Nishi-guchi gate or near the Jabu Jabu Ike (paddling …

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Farmshop, Futakotamagawa – Seasonal Californian Cuisine & Market

2018 UPDATE: Farmshop in Futakotamagawa has permanently closed and is now Shake Shack Burgers.  Farmshop Restaurant and Market is known for their farm-to-table concept – delivering locally produced food to local consumers. They serve seasonal and casual Californian dishes at their dining-bakery-market. Conveniently located in the Takashimaya Maronie Court in Futakotamagawa it sits alongside …

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Tokyo Plum Blossom Festivals  – 2021 February

Tokyo Plum Blossoms

During this COVID State of Emergency in Tokyo, we all can enjoy the simple pleasure of viewing and smelling the lovely Tokyo Plum Blossoms.  Here are our favorite locations in Tokyo to have fun viewing Plum Blossoms, although all the festivals have been canceled you can still mask-up and stroll through the …

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Patisserie 1904 (Nakameguro & Ikejiriohashi, Tokyo)

I heard about Patisserie 1904 from a Japanese friend a couple years ago but never had the opportunity to go. Apparently it`s is a hugely popular cake and sweets shop nestled quietly on a residential street between Ikejiriohashi and Nakameguro (one block from Yamate street – the main road). We had …

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Tsutaya Electrics Futakotamagawa – An Art and Technology Store

Tsutaya Electrics Futakotamagawa - An Art and Technology Store

Tsutaya Electrics in Futakotamagawa is my favorite place to sit back, relax and enjoy a good book with or without the kids while browsing their art, appliances, and home space. Located near the creative DIY Factory where you can learn, make, buy DIY products; the 100 Spoons Family Restaurant, Futakotamaga Park, Japanese …

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Tokyo Baby and Kids Playgrounds

Shinagawa Children's Adventure park, Tokyo playgrounds

Looking for a great playground park in Tokyo to let your kids burn off energy? My kids love the outdoors and exploring all the great parks Tokyo has to offer. Here are our top 10 recommended baby and kids parks in Tokyo. Don`t forget to take hats, sunscreen, mosquito repellant, …

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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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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 Antique Markets and Flea Markets

Tokyo Antique Markets and Flea Markets

We love visiting Tokyo antique markets and flea markets. Most markets are held on the weekend, with some on national holidays. The events are a mixture of significant indoor events like the Antique Jamboree, or the Heiwajima show held a few times a year, or what we call “shrine sales” …

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How To Use A Japanese Washing Machine

How To Use A Japanese Washing Machine Japan is full of wonderful, high-tech gadgets and appliances, but when it comes to getting laundry done, sometimes you just want something functional that can deliver. While this guide to using a Japanese washing machine won’t make laundry day any more fun, it …

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Tokyo Mud Parks – Where kids can get dirty!

Tokyo Mud Parks

I grew up on a farm with constant outdoor action, so when I heard about  Tokyo mud parks, I was thrilled. Here are our top Tokyo “Mud Parks” – Where Kids Play Dirty! If you have other similar parks to add, please comment below we are always looking for hands-on …

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Yakiniku Shibaura (Mishuku, Tokyo)- Family friendly Yakiniku

Yakiniku shibaura

Yakiniku Shibaura is our favorite family-friendly yakiniku restaurant in Setagaya-ku. They serve delicious cuts of Japanese domestic Wagyu Beef. Our kids love it. As you walk into the restaurant you see a refrigerator stocked with slabs of Japanese domestic Wagyu beef. Yakiniku Shibaura carefully selects their Wagyu beef from different areas of Japan, and …

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