Top 5 Family-Friendly Restaurants in Tokyo

In a bustling city like Tokyo, it can be quite a challenge to find restaurants that accommodate families. Venues are usually either...

The Most Exclusive Sushi Restaurants in Tokyo (January 2020)

Last year, we shared an article on the highly-rated Yakiniku restaurants in Tokyo among local Japanese. The article has been quite popular...

Playing with Fire and Duelling with Demons

I am certain that as a child you were taught never to play with fire, no matter how tempting it seemed. ...
Omotesando

Tokyo Travel Guide: Omotesando

The entrance of Omotesando Hills Located just around the corner from Shibuya, Omotesando is an area known for...
Shimokitazawa

Tokyo Travel Guide: Shimokitazawa

If you’re looking for a laid back, family-friendly neighborhood to explore in Tokyo, then a visit to Shimokitazawa is a must. What...

Tokyo Travel Guide: Kichijoji

Kichijoji is one of the most popular areas to live in Tokyo. It is close to the beautiful Inokashira Park - a great respite from the busy streets of Tokyo.

Marie Kondo: A Much-Needed Salve, or a Fleeting Fix?

I stare at the overstuffed closet, and the closet stares back. I’ve just moved to Los Angeles, California, 2,000 miles away from...

What is it like to retire to the Japanese countryside?

Although we used to live in a neighborhood in the middle of Tokyo, upon becoming semi-retired last summer, my wife and I moved to...

Making Good First Impressions In Japanese Business

Japan’s deep and multifaceted culture can sometimes appear a little overwhelming to the Western world, perhaps even intimidating at times. Needless to...
akihabara

Tokyo Travel Guide: Akihabara

Akihabara is a vibrant Tokyo neighborhood known for its flashing neon signs, J-pop music, electronic shops, and Otaku goods. It’s a small...