‘japan’ Category

  1. A Pinterest Playground I traveled thousands of miles to see that is no more (Hakone Open Air Museum, Japan)


    August 12, 2016 by Terumi

    Best playground for kids in Hakone japan

    This past year has been a whirlwind of travel and the trips I’ve planned have been done in more of …
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  2. One foodie cafe in Hong Kong I’m not sure I should have brought the kids to and one in Tokyo that I’m really glad I did


    July 28, 2016 by Terumi

    Pom Pom Purin cafe with kids in tokyo

    Family travel is always unpredictable and some of our favorite trip memories come from times when things don’t go as …
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  3. Build your Own Tomica Cars in Tokyo Japan


    July 13, 2016 by Terumi

    Tomica Shop in Tokyo

    In another life, the only car I could have reliably named on the road was a Volkswagon Beetle but my …
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  4. A magical hot chocolate near a toy shop in Tokyo


    June 30, 2016 by Terumi

    Dominique Ansel Bakery hot chocolate tokyo

    We have been back from our trip to Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo for over a month and with the …
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  5. A plea for icecrin on a Monday (Uwajimaya, Seattle)


    October 26, 2015 by Terumi

    yuzu and ponkan kochi products from Japan at Uwajimaya

    Sometimes you just end up somewhere for a reason. Did you have a weekend like this too? I found the …
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  6. If your kids love coin operated rides(Ueno zoo and Keio mall, Tokyo)

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    October 30, 2013 by Terumi

    When we first found this rooftop playground in Tokyo a couple years ago the boys’ eyes lit up like firecrackers …
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  7. An alternate adventure: Monkeys in Arashiyama


    October 23, 2013 by Terumi

    I’d like to think I had a calm conversation with the hubby about this one, a casual “hey did you …
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  8. Sumo with kids in Japan

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    October 18, 2013 by Terumi

    It might be my fault that I’ve had to buy one of my guys a sumo costume. It started with …
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  9. Cup Noodles Museum and the Hikawamaru (Yokohama, Japan)


    October 9, 2013 by Terumi

    Yokohama is a really neat city.  It feels like a big city and business center, but there were so many …
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  10. Two days in Kochi, Japan (On the Island of Shikoku)

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    October 7, 2013 by Terumi

    We’re lucky enough to have family in this beautiful place or I might never have heard of it which is …
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  11. A night in Okayama


    October 6, 2013 by Terumi

    I had big plans for Okayama. I really wanted to visit the Kurashiki area, and see little boats floating downstream, …
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  12. A cool coffee shop, a secret bakery, a toystore and robotic sushi (Tokyo Family Travels)


    October 1, 2013 by Terumi

    If you talk and walk with me, I could go miles and not have any idea where I’m heading or …
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  13. What jet-lagged people do the first day of a trip (Travel to Japan with kids)


    September 29, 2013 by Terumi

    I’ve read everywhere that once you land in another time zone you just have to embrace it. We arrived in …
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  14. Things to Read at 30000 feet while traveling to Japan


    September 27, 2013 by Terumi

    I am not a good flyer.  We travel a lot and I’m always reminding the hubby that the journey might …
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  15. Japan pre-reading (How I do my trip research)


    September 20, 2013 by Terumi

    In what seems like just a handful of sleeps we’ll be heading off to Japan and hopefully by the time …
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  16. National Children’s Castle-Kodomo no Shiro (Tokyo Japan)


    January 27, 2012 by admin

    I read about the National Children’s Castle in this book about Kid’s Trips in Tokyo, (a little-bit outdated guide from …
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  17. Sensoji Temple (Tokyo, Japan)


    December 30, 2011 by admin

    The boys recently got hooked on the book  I Can Read with My Eyes Shut, by Dr. Seuss and in it …
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  18. Kid-Friendly malls in Asia


    November 18, 2011 by admin

    water park at singapore zoo with kids

    I’ll have to admit, I was a little scared taking two newly toilet trained boys to Asia.  Were we going …
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