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Koyo, or Fall Colors in Tokyo

Oct 16, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

One great thing about Japan is that all four seasons' splendor can be appreciated wherever you live. And this heightened awareness of seasonal beauty is complemented nicely by Japan's plentiful...[ Click to read more ]

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Talking Turkey – Thanksgiving Dinner in Tokyo 2020

Oct 12, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

Let's face it: Thanksgiving is purely a North American holiday, meaning we shouldn't expect much fanfare here in Tokyo on the third Thursday of November. In most parts of Japan,...[ Click to read more ]

Kids International Preschool

Oct 01, 2020 By Admin

Kids International is a highly-regarded chain of international preschools covering 8 locations in Kanto. For over 15 years, we have, using our unique curriculum, provided some of the highest quality...[ Click to read more ]

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Day Trips by Train in Kanto

Sep 29, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

When talking about trains in Japan, people either think of the Shinkansen high-speed rail lines linking Japan's major cities or the commuter lines in major cities, famous for their ease-of-use...[ Click to read more ]

Getting to know you: Azabu Juban, Tokyo

Sep 25, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

As one of the most fashionable and exclusive neighborhoods in central Tokyo, Azabu Juban is a fantastic place to live or enjoy. You can find favorite shopping boutiques, cool little...[ Click to read more ]

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Harry’s Sandwich Company is The Stuff Dreams are made of

Sep 24, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

There are very few foods more simple and yet more complicated than a sandwich. Whatever you can throw between two slices of bread, the varieties are infinite. Hard to get...[ Click to read more ]

Find Your Halloween Costume in Tokyo

Sep 20, 2020 By Ray Proper

Halloween is rapidly approaching, so get your costume soon because leaving your costume to the last minute and dressing as "an ax murderer, because they look just like you and...[ Click to read more ]

Staying Safe During Typhoons and Storms in Japan

Aug 20, 2020 By Ray Proper

Typhoon season in Japan runs from June to December, but most typhoon activity occurs between July and September. The southern parts of Japan, such as Okinawa or Kagoshima, are particularly affected...[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo Foreign Resident’s Support Center

Jul 29, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

As a foreigner in Japan, dealing with governmental bureaucracy takes a few more steps than you might be used to. Finding information about starting (or relocating) a family and/or business...[ Click to read more ]

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The Perfect Mexican Food In Tokyo

Jul 25, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

Tokyo is the "World's Greatest Food City," and at last count home to over 200 Michelin-starred restaurants. More than ramen, udon, and tonkatsu places, you can find pretty much whatever...[ Click to read more ]