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.

My first son is almost out of diapers, so he plays in water without diaper.But, the younger one is still 1.5 year old, and he still wears diapers.Do you know how it's like to be if regular diaper gets in water?Regular diaper is made to soak up water as ...

On a hot day in summer, we sweat and lose salt from our bady.That's why we want a bowl of Ramen!We visited one of the most famous and traditional Ramen restaurant in east side of Tokyo.GENRAKU is located near the Kuramae station.GENRAKU is one of the R ...

Kids grow fast.We have to buy all the clothes and shoes every season.I have two sons, so the younger one wears his big brother's hand-me-downs.But, we still have to buy news ones for the big one, and so are the summer sandals.We take them to the beach ...

I don't want to get sunburn.But, I don't want to use chemical strong sunscreen.I've been looking for non-chemical gentle sunscreen for a long time, and I finally found the one for me.I use the water one first.*Reference: Non-chemical Water Based Sunscr ...

Like other regular drinkers I was skeptical about the non-alcohol beer before.I was thinking that I would rather drink Coke or something if I wanted to drink something non-alcohol.And when I wanted to drink beer, it should be alcohol.But now, I'm buyin ...

It's getting nice, hot and humid in Tokyo!It's hot, humid and unconfortable anyway, so let's think about how to enjoy summer in Tokyo.Before I became busy taking care of kids, I used to go out to see the fireworks in Yukata.Yukata is a casual form of s ...

I go to one of the 100yen shops at least once in 2 weeks.100yen shop is something really essential to our everyday lives like convenience store.I cannot imagine how people were living without 100yen shop a few decades ago.And, I had this nice moment at ...

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