Little Kaiju finally made her “Disney debut!” (ディズニーデビュー | dizini- debyu-) at 20 months old! Overall, our first family visit was a success, so I’m sharing 10 Tips for a magical day at Tokyo DisneySea with a toddler.
Whether you’re team #autumn or team #fall, this season is the perfect mix of pleasant weather, bold color, vibrant entertainment, and delicious foods. Here’s 10 reasons why autumn is the best time to experience Japan.
As a first-time mom, there’s plenty of stuff I swore I’d never do. But, nearly 17 months into this journey, I’m breaking all my rules. I preach the wonders of babywearing. And, when it comes to baby food, I’m pretty much a crunchy granola mom carefully reading all the labels and preparing (most of) my own food.
Normally I don’t write (deeply) personal things here on Baby Kaiju. The theme, tone, and focus of this blog has evolved since I started it last May. I want Baby Kaiju to be a resource, and not a journal where I collect my thoughts. However…
Time to make the most of the gorgeous weather fall weather in Tokyo before the temperatures really start to drop. Here are 10 fun things to do in Tokyo with a toddler, based on past outings with my little Kaiju (monster).
Love Japanese trains? Then you simply must ride the Shinkansen to the Railway Museum! Located in Omiya, Saitama Prefecture, the Railway Museum is the perfect Tokyo day trip for railfans, big and small, young and old.
It’s a long running gag in the expat community that Japanese are quick to tell you that Japan is a country of four seasons. But, I’ve yet to run into a Japanese person who can tell me why this country is so darn humid in the summer — and dry as a bone in the winter. Tokyo is particular, is a nightmare. The humidity can get as high as 80% percent, but come winter it drops all the way down to 10%!
Little Kaiju and I are certainly enjoying fall in Tokyo! On the heels on our Tokyo DisneySea adventure, we were back in action. Our most recent Tokyo day trip took us across the river for some Tokyo shitamachi strolling and mid-autumn delights in Kameido, in Koto Ward.
It’s been 7 months (!) since I returned semi-full time to the classroom. I’ve experienced a whirlwind of emotions in this journey, but life as a kindergarten teacher in Japan is actually enjoyable (for the most part). While my primary task is keeping little humans alive and teaching them how to be human, I get to do pretty fun stuff like painting, crafting, and going on fields trips. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at some classic Japanese kindergarten fun: imo hori!
We’re at the end of October, which means the latest Raxy beauty box has arrived. Let’s take a look inside the Raxy Beauty Box for October 2018: Moisture Me, which contains products by Alface, Koh Gen Do, Andfutele, Naturaglace, Chant A Charm, Picomonte, and Ora2.
英語で美容について話しましょう！ I love to be adventurous when it comes to skincare and cosmetics, but it certainly helps when you know what you’re putting on your face! If you’re curious to expand your Japanese beauty’s vocabulary, this post is for you! It’s a cheat sheet that’s all about how to talk about cosmetics and skin care products in Japanese.
Fall is here, and before you know it, winter will be, too! It’s time to prep your face for the dryness that’s sure to come. Why not get started and pamper yourself with Nellie Nellie modeling masks?