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Washi Egg Class

Tokyo Washi Egg class

Join us to make and take some beautiful washi eggs or styrofoam ball and fabric ornaments that you will cherish for years. We have a mommy and me class on Sunday, Nov 17 & Dec 8 and adult classes on Tues, Nov 19 & Sun, Dec 8. All classes are …

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Kintsugi Classes in Tokyo

Best Living Japan Kintsugi class Tokyo

Best Living Japan offers weekly Kintsugi Classes in central Tokyo. Join one of our Kintsugi classes to learn how to turn your broken bowls and cups into reborn masterpieces, and create accessories with found china and glass. In each class you will learn the basics of kintsugi and how to …

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Japanese Cooking Classes – Best Living Japan Studio Tokyo

japanese cooking classes

Always one of our most popular course offerings – Japanese cooking classes. Join a Best Living  Japanese cooking lesson to learn traditional Japanese home-style cooking.  You will also learn what is sold at a local supermarket, and how to select and buy the best ingredients for family cooking. After attending a …

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Tokyo Supermarket Tour – Sept 17th & 25th, 2019

Tokyo Supermarket tour

If you are new to Tokyo and need help learning how to shop in Japan, please join our Tokyo Supermarket tour on either September 17th or 25th, 2019. Our tour is ideal for people with families who cook a lot at home and are looking to cook more Japanese and …

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Tokyo International Schools’ Calendars – Fall 2019

Tokyo International Schools' Calendars

We have gathered some of the top Tokyo International Schools’ Calendars for Autumn 2019 (August to December 2019)  in an attempt to help simplify planning. We often hear from other parents and organizers of community events that all the international schools’ schedules being different causes may headaches. Hoping readers find …

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DIY Factory, Futako-Tamagawa – Learn, Make, Rent, Buy

If you love DIY and you want to get you or your hands dirty, then you have to visit the creative shop called DIY Factory in Futako-Tamagawa. This store is fascinating they sell DIY products, have DIY workshops, and offer workshop space and tool rental.  As a true blood DIYer, …

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Tokyo International Children’s Choir 2019-2020

Tokyo International Children's Choir

My daughter (age six) join the Tokyo International Children’s Choir (TICC) this year, and LOVES it!  If your elementary or middle school child loves singing, I highly recommend you consider joining from September. Auditions will be held in late August and early September 2019. Practices will take place weekly on …

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Make Plastic Food Samples (Kappabashi, Asakusa)

Have you ever wondered how to make plastic food samples? You can enjoy making food samples the old fashion way with wax at Ganso Sample in Kappabashi, Tokyo (aka Kitchen Town located near Asakusa). Kappabashi is the main restaurant and kitchen supplies neighbourhood in Tokyo with over 150 stores supply …

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Kombucha Classes

kombucha classes

Have you heard about kombucha and wonder what it is? Or are you a kombucha lover but can’t find a good source in Japan? Join one of the Best Living Japan Tokyo Kombucha Classes to learn to brew your kombucha. This is a fun, interactive 90-minute class that includes samplings of several …

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Interior Design Classes


Join us at Best Living Japan for our Interior Design Classes filled with ideas and inspiration that will help you to transform your house into a home.   In this 4 part course, you will learn about key aspects of the design process, tools to create a home that feels warm and …

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Top 2018-2019 Ski / Snowboard Day Trips from Tokyo

Here are our Top Recommended 2018-2019 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 each …

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Organization Classes


Professional Organizer Nathalie Brantsma will provide you with simple, practical and proven methods to simplify your home and improve your life in the Best Living Japan organization classes. If the clutter and disorganization in your home and life are causing you to stress this series of classes will help you …

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Cake Decoration Class (Minami Azabu, Tokyo) – April 24th, 2018

Best Living Japan is excited to tie-up with Cake Decorating instructor Seema Jain for our whipped cream with Sakura fondant flowers decoration cake class. You`ll learn how make and decorate a cake using a fresh whipped cream frosting that is very stable and not too sweet like buttercream. This class focuses on giving you …

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