Family Fun: Fire Museum (Tokyo)

Fire trucks hold a fascination for certain segments of the population - mainly little boys and spotted Dalmations. My offspring had never shown much interest in them when she was younger, so I was a bit nervous when I suggested a summer excursion for my daughter and her (female) friend to check out the Fire... Continue Reading →

Family Fun: Kichijoji 123 (Tokyo)

Apologies in advance for the picture quality - apparently, one's iPhone can only do so much. 🙂 Kichijoji is one of those Tokyo suburbs that gets a lot of press. And truthfully, much of it is deserved. With funky boutiques, a great food scene and the leafy escape of Inokashira Park, it's the perfect day... Continue Reading →

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