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've wrote about Ningyoyaki before as one of the best snacks to have at Asakusa.*Reference: The Best Asakusa SnackI personally like Ningyoyaki as snack, so I've tried many of them at several stores in Tokyo.And I found the best one so far.It's the Ning ...

I saw a temporary bento shop at Ebisu Mistukoshi and bought this bento.It's made by "Tsukada Farm", a food service company mainly running restaurants of good meat dishes.I've been to one of their restaurants long time ago and I had a nice food.This ben ...

My husband and I like to drink.We don't want to get drunk, but we just like the taste of alcohol.We drink almost all kinds of drinks.Wine, Shochu, Sake, and whisky.And, we have certain brands and names of wine, Shochu and whisky we like.We always have ...

Summer seems to be almost over.It was relatively cooler and shorter than recent years I think.When summer is over, dry season begins.Autumn is not that bad, but still it gets dry.Winter is the killer.The humidity will be as low as below 20% at the lowe ...

I like sweets, but I don't eat much candies.But, I love gmmies.I eat them at least once a week with and without my children.They love gummies as well.There are so many gummies in Japan like other sweets and snacks.But, you should probably know that the ...

I was buying my lunch at Seijo Ishii the other day.And, I found a small melon bun with fresh cream inside.I come to Seijo Ishii often, but it was my first time to see the item.So, I got one to try.And as I googled about the melon bun, I found out that ...

It's my first son's birthday soon.He has been so into the TV program, TOMICA Hyper Rescue Drive Head lately.I've asked him many times what he wanted for his birthay, and he answered "Hyper Rescue!" every time.So, I believed that he was sure.For those w ...

I have two kids.One is almost 4 years old, and the other is 1.5 year old.Especially the younger one still cannot understand what he's not supposed to do, such as he cannot play with his mother's phone.So, I place my phone under my pillow in order to ke ...

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