Yearly Archives: 2019

Izu Peninsula

Izu Peninsula is a resort area famous for hot springs, coastlines, and scenic views. The eastern side is home to the cities of Atami, Ito and Shimoda. Its proximity and train connection to Tokyo makes it a popular weekend getaway.

IUHW Mita Hospital

Japanese Red Cross Medical Center

Tokyo Bay International School

Empowering Students to be Smart and Successful Global Citizens Located in the heart of Tokyo’s eastern “shitamachi” area, Tokyo Bay International School offers families a progressive international education at affordable rates. The school works to ensure an inclusive environment where

Sanno Hospital

Komazawa Park International School

KPIS is a private co-educational international preschool for children from the age of 18 months up to 6 years. They offer a rich, educational experience that is child-centered and play-based, with a unique combination of exploration and discovery in the

Why you should overnight in Hayama

An hour from Tokyo by car, or 30 minutes from Kamakura, Hayama is a peaceful town in Kanagawa Prefecture, bounded by mountains on one side and the ocean on the other. While the area has become popular in recent years

Tokyo Metropolitan Hiroo Hospital

Tokyo International Progressive School

Kodomo Edu International School


“SHINJUKU” Did you know?

This time we will introduce you a very popular city in Tokyo, “Shinjuku” along with characteristic figures and pictures. Viewing the city with figures paves the way to see the unique side of the city, which you won’t be able

New style of owning car – Subscription services by Norel

Advantages of owning car in Japan If you decide to live in Japan, you will need to extend your trip around Japan, where the world’s most famous tourist spots are gathered. Many tourist spots in Japan are attractive because they

Summerhill International School – IB PYP EXHIBITION

Summerhill International School employs an education program based on the IB Primary Years Program. Here you can see moments from an “exhibition” where children present the results of their work within the program. Last year, Summerhill International School received accreditation

A new method of learning – Manai Institute of Science and Technology

With the coming of an increasingly AI-dependent society, education must adapt to provide the skills young people will require, not to merely be part of an existing framework, but to forge a path into the unknown. It is in that

Household Appliance Commands

Home Appliance Settings The famous washlet has its place in advanced household appliances along with others, but you can’t read what it says, and it’s risky to try out all the buttons without further confusion. To help, the following is

Summerhill International School Summer Program 2019

For Tokyo parents worried about what to do with the kids over summer break, Summerhill International School presents its Summer program 2019! A summer day program taking place for six weeks from mid-June to late July, Summer Program 2019 will

Leaving house for a while

Going away for a while? Here are some tips and points for when you will be leaving your home, so that you can leave comfortably and stress free. Contact information and postage procedures Provide your building’s management company with emergency

Gold Salon Tokyo – The importance of communication

Howard Lee Regner, Artistic Director of Gold Salon Tokyo, tells us about the philosophy behind his business and some of the things expats/visitors should be wary of when looking for a hairdresser in Japan. How did Gold Salon come about?

Mexican Dining and Catering

Having a party? Tired of the same flavors all the time? Why not try Mexican food? Guzman y Gomez (GYG)caters to and serves easy to eat Mexican food for parties and large group events. GYG’s concept is to share, as

Guzman y Gomez

Guzman y Gomez (GYG) is an Australian-born Mexican diner that serves authentic burritos, tacos, nachos and more. Foods prepared from fresh ingredients and use spices from Mexico. Event catering service available, includes corporate orders, delivery, booth set up, outside catering.

Nezu Museum

Established in 1940, Nezu Museum houses a private collection of approx. 7400 pre-modern Japanese and East Asian art. The collection comprises of renowned paintings, calligraphy, sculpture, ceramics, textiles, lacquerware and metalwork. The collection also includes Chinese bronzes of the Shang

Musashisakai Driving School

The best driving experience for learners. English speaking instructors and support staff available to meet drivers’ needs and provide an enjoyable learning experience. Graduate support and practice lessons offered free of charge. *To receive training in English, reservation is required.

Yokohama Museum of Art

*Yokohama Museum of Art will be closed from March 2021 for refurbishment. The Museum will be re-open during the Fiscal Year 2023 (April2023-March2024). Located at the center of Minatomirai, collecting and showing modern and contemporary art created since the late

Manjushoji Furnished Apartments

Nicely appointed owner direct furnished apartments located in central Tokyo. Various layouts and furnishing options available tailored to meet client expectations. Ideally suited for the working professional staying in Tokyo from 3 – 12 months or when transitioning to longer

Coto Japanese Academy

Coto Language Academy offers flexible lessons tailored to individual students’ experience, level and needs. 4-week intensive courses, part-time group lessons and private lessons are all offered at the school, while dispatch teachers can do lessons at your home or workplace.

au shop

au is one of Japan’s three major mobile networks. The shops listed below have either English-speaking staff available at all times or a video translation service, to allow for hassle-free contract procedures. Application forms are available in English. Residence card,

Aiiku Clinic International Unit

UniGroup Worldwide Moving

Provides stress-free and satisfactory moving experience globally. Specializes in relocating household goods and commodities, such as precious household goods, cherished pets, and even items such as pianos and vehicles, domestically and internationally.

Tokyo Bay International School

Kids World


Aoyama International Education Institute

From everyday conversation to business Japanese and JLPT prep, AIEI offers Japanese education suited to learners’ needs based on 30 years of teaching experience. For adults to learn a new language, it’s important to dedicate a specific amount of time

Laurus International School of Science

Laurus International School of Science is a progressive primary school with a strong focus on STEM based learning. Students engage in both project-based and inquiry-based learning and apply the STEM approach to all facets of their education. Laurus International is

Toyosu Shijo (Fish Market)

Toyosu took over as Tokyo’s main fish market in late 2018. Various areas of the facility, including the fish and fruit and vegetable markets have public areas, and there are many shops and restaurants on-site. Access to view part of

Hibiya Clinic

Jinai Naika Clinic

Teppanyaki Misono – Shinjuku Store

Enjoy top-grade Japanese black-cattle beef steaks alongside seasonal vegetables and seafood while enjoying the Shinjuku nightscape from the 51st floor.

Taqueria Mexico Bar EL CARACOL

A quaint little bar where you can enjoy Mexican street tacos and margaritas at reasonable prices. A friendly couple manages the place, offering a cozy at-home feeling with menus in English and pictures available.

Takahashi Clinic

Tokyo International Dental Clinic Roppongi

An international dental clinic treating patients from all over the world. With an approach based on Scandinavian dentistry, the clinic focuses on preventative care to preserve the patient’s own teeth, employing world-class scientifically-based dental treatment. Click here to know more

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