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Here are our recommended activities, events and life information for people living in and traveling to Tokyo, Japan during the summer months.

Top 5+ Recommended Salad Spots in Tokyo

Increase your greens at our Top 5+ Recommended Salad Spots in Tokyo – all deliciously filling and healthy! 1) Green Brothers (Ebisu, Azabu Juban, Ark Hills, Otemachi) – Green Brother’s has three seasonal salad offerings and nine year-round offerings. The salad sets run from 1,090 to 1,380 JPY (prices include tax). They also …

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August 2017 Tokyo Top 10 Activities and Events

Here are our recommended August 2017 Tokyo Top Activities and Events. The Summer Festivals, Fireworks and Exhibits continue through August and includes Obon in Japan, a week where Japanese families typically travel back to their hometowns to visit the graves of ancestors. Experience the many festivities and cultural events with the kids …

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July 2017 Tokyo Top Activities and Events

Here are our recommended July 2017 Tokyo Top Activities and Events. July marks the beginning of summer festivals! Get ready to celebrate Tanabata on Friday, July 7th by learning about the celebration at one of the great festivals. Don a yukata and watch the amazing fireworks displays across the city. Also remember our Tips to …

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2017 Top Tokyo Summer Fireworks – Tokyo Hanabi

Tokyo Weekend July 23 & 24, 2016, Best Living Japan

Here are our 2017 Top Tokyo Summer Fireworks recommendations. Tokyo area fireworks are a must experience. The sky of Tokyo area will be alive with fireworks once the rainy season passes in mid-July.  I believe one has not experienced Japan until you wear your yukata (cotton kimono) and geta (wooden sandals) …

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Top Theme Parks in Japan

Japan has many amazing theme parks to offer from parks with thrill rides to soothing onsens. Here are our Top Theme Parks in Japan that will have your kids asking for more. 1. Legoland Japan (Nagoya) – Legoland Japan opened their first outdoor theme park for children aged 2 through 12 and …

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Tips for Surviving Japan’s Rainy Season with Kids

Whether a first time or veteran mom, surviving rainy season in Japan can be a challenge with public transport and strollers. Below are some great tips and product recommendations to make your life a bit easier. Just remember, it will stop raining soon. Check our Japan protection guides on mosquitos, sunscreen and heat. Tips …

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