Tokyo Japan Life Tips

Beneficial, profitable and practical information for Tokyo/Japan life in English for the English-speaking people living and visiting Tokyo and even people who just want to know about Tokyo/Japan anywhere in the world

I've lived in Tokyo now for 18 years since I got back from US.
I went to college in the States about 20 years ago, and when I remember back, what I needed the most was the information.
The only information source for me at that time when internet was not in people's life was just friends.
But now, here we are, in the world we can access to whatever we want to know only if you have a computer or phone.
So, I decided to write about Tokyo life and what I think about living, visiting, enjoying, working, and even raising kids in Japan.

I like chicken better than the other types of meat.And what I like the most in the chicken dishes is roast chicken.I have a favorite roast chicken restaurant at Ueno, and this time I found another one at Ebisu.*Reference: Juicy Rotisserie Chicken at Ue ...

A Japanese food cook opened his restaurant at quiet area in Ebisu in 2004.He thought that he would be pleased if there were some guests who like his food and come to his restaurant and that it's OK that not everyone liked his food.And, he named his res ...

It says it's for the age of above 6, so I had not tried until a few days ago.But, I realized that my 4-year-old son liked to put pieces together, and I found this at DAISO, the 100yen store.When we put them together, it was such a cute wooden ornament. ...

We have LEGO blocks and building blocks.Those two toys have lots of pieces to put away.So, we had been staying away from toy trains and railroads that also have lots of pieces.But, when our son went to DAISO, the 100yen stores with his grandmother, he ...

Finally!The "Future", Google Home has come to our home.We decided to place it on the counter between our kitchen and the living room so that it can cover us at kitchen and also living & dining space.As the instruction says, I just plug it in and instal ...

I wish I had some beer there.I saw several beer servers, but all I had there was a nice lunch then.And luch still was very nice.The restaurant is located by the Sumida river. ->Google mapThe name of the place is "Eitai Brewing"."Eitai" is the name of t ...

Do you celebrate Halloween in your country?And do you celebrate Halloween in Japan?When I was in the US, I used to make Haloween pumpkin and party with my friends.photo by fleurannaHowever, in Japan Halloween is something a bit different and I personal ...

I knew about "Google Home" in the US.And, I've been waiting for it to localized into Japan.Finally!photo by Mark LeslieInnovation and new technology are always exciting.It probably will be another new big wave after smartphone in the market and our liv ...

We looked for a place for lunch at Azabujuban and found this Thai place named "Saam Roa".->Google mapThis place has been quite popular at Azabujuban area for a long time.You will be directed to go upstairs.The seats tremble everytime big truck passes b ...

I don't remember when I ate a bagel for the first time in my life.But, I used to eat lots of them when I was in the States.I think that it was quite easy to buy a good bagel in the US and that there were so many stores I could buy good bagels that I di ...

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