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 heard that not a lot of people wear BIRKENSTOCK in Germany.In Germany people think that it's more for aged people according to the article I saw.How about in your country?But if you spent summer in Japan, you should be aware that BIRKENSTOCK is po ...

My hair is very thick, hard, and dry.And the older I get, the worse it gets.My beautician has been working to make it as nice as possible for about 15 years.And this is what he recommended.Its name is "Kiqu" made by a Japanese cosmetic company.It's foa ...

Hamburg steak is one of the most poopular Japanese foods, isn't it?I'm not sure if it's supposed to be "Japanese food" by people from other countries, but Japanese people love hamburg steak especially kids and guys.I didn't eat Hamburg steak that often ...

I will be 40 years old in the end of this year.I'm feeling pretty physcally confortable with being myself althoug I do feel that my body is getting old.I don't have to look like 25 years old, but I want to stay healthy and feel young.photo by natural w ...

When we buy kids toy, we always wonder how long it will keep kids attracted.It not that the higher the price, the longer kids will play.Even if it's a 100 yen toy, they will play with it for a long time if they like it enough or the toy is nice enough. ...

As you know, Japanses summer is not only hot but also very humid.It's a combination of temperature and humidity.I believe that's why we have "Kakigori".photo by Noriko“Kakigori” is a Japanese summer desert made of shaved ice, served with various syru ...

Where do you let your kids play on a rainy day?How about on a burning hot day?Or freezing cold day?We try to take them to pool on a hot day.We try to keep them in our house on a rainy day.We try to let them play outside as long as we can stand on a col ...

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