Tokyo Families

The Tokyo Fire Museum

Jun 28, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Tokyo’s massive amount of people and buildings packed into the smallest area imaginable has always left me with more than a few questions since becoming a resident here almost a...[ Click to read more ]

Dezome-shiki Fire Fighter Review

Dec 25, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

There are very few professions for which ‘death defying’ is par for the course, but it is safe to say that fire fighters certainly fall into that category. As if...[ Click to read more ]

Babysitting Services in Tokyo

Dec 18, 2017 By

Babysitting was not a "thing" here, generally, until somewhat recently.  Traditionally in Japan the woman stays home while the man works, while families lived with their parents and extended families...[ Click to read more ]

Outdoor Pools Around Tokyo

Jul 23, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

As you are probably by now only too well aware, summer certainly swelters here in Japan. This of course brings a multitude of problems, such as how to deal with...[ Click to read more ]

Escape the Heat of Tokyo at the Aquarium!

Jul 17, 2013 By Ray Proper

Summer in Tokyo is hot, humid, and generally uncomfortable.  Walking outside for any length of time in the summer's heat in Tokyo will leave you "glistening" and tired.  The average...[ Click to read more ]