Category Archives: Tokyo with kids

Exploring, Exploring: My 5 Favourite Zoos in Tokyo

Note: Japanese zoos are generally not the best place regarding animal welfare. Most of the zoos, I have visited have a few cages where my heart breaks for the welfare of the animals. That said, I believe zoos do have … Continue reading

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Mt Tsukuba

I have created a bucket list for our time in Japan, as I would like to have visited as many of the prefectures in Japan as possible, during our time here. So, to that end we headed up to central … Continue reading

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My 5 Favourite places to Hanami in Sakura season.

Sakura Season is upon us! Each year towards the end of March, the Sakura blossoms come out for a fleeting few days and with it the Japanese people. When I wrote about the significance of the Sakura season and the … Continue reading

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Tamagawa Rafting Fun

Note: I first wrote this post, after we had our outing back in October last year. I didn’t post it, due to the November challenge and felt it was then best to wait for a time that would be more … Continue reading

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Exploring, Exploring: My 5 Favourite Aquariums in Tokyo

In the three years that I have been living in Tokyo, I have finally managed to visit all of the main aquariums in and around Tokyo.  I’d like to say all of them, but the Japanese like their fish and … Continue reading

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Meguro Sky Garden

I’m still struggling with various aches ‘n pains- so the first exploration¬†with my friends was close to home. 3km from school to be exact! To a most surreal place. Meguro Sky Garden is a garden with an area of 7000 … Continue reading

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Araihama Beach, Miura, Kanagawa

In mid-September, Japan had two typhoons pass through, with some areas receiving double their average rainfall for September in just over a week. With a forecast of more rain, it was a no brainer to head out of Tokyo to … Continue reading

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Hakone Explorations

Hakone is a beautiful region near Mt Fuji, so when our friends and their two girls came to visit, Hakone was definitely on our itinerary as it is also amazingly child friendly. We live on the Odakyu line, so getting … Continue reading

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Tokorozawa Aviation Museum

I love Japanese Museums. They are so interesting and interactive. It feels that the Japanese go out of their way to ensure that if there is anything that could appeal to children then they ensure that it is. Tokorozawa Aviation … Continue reading

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Tokyo with Kids- Yoyogi Park

One of the things that I found challenging when I first arrived was to find places to take the children to where they could have fun, learn new things and experience this amazing country. I have decided that I will … Continue reading

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