Narita Sky Access – Narita to Central Tokyo in just 36 minutes!

Great news this month on the transportation front for central Tokyo residents. It was announced that a new breed of Keisei Sky Liner, the 'Narita Sky ' will cut the time from Nippori Station to Narita Terminal 2 from 51 minutes to a mere 36 minutes. Read More >>


Preview of Haneda’s new International Terminal

A few days back I pointed out that Narita Airport is still pretty darn far away despite improvements like the Narita Sky Express. Of course Tokyo is lucky to have an alternative airport in Haneda, even if it doesn't do International flights all that often. ir new International Terminal is set to open in October and a few lucky visitors managed to get a sneak peek Read More >>


Sky Tree – Japan’s Tallest Structure

Tokyo Sky Tree, set to be completed in 2011, has already claimed the title as Japan's tallest building. This is no small architectural feat. From a layman's point of view, one of the first things that comes to mind is the dangers of erecting such a tall structure in an location prone to so much seismic activity. Read More >>


Roppongi Hills

A City Within itself Roppongi Hills will always be remembered as the first of Tokyo's grand scale mixed-use developments of the new millenium. Its concept of "city within a city" made it the flagship for Mori Building's cutting edge urban design and architecture. Read More >>


Mohri Garden

Tucked in behind Mori Tower and the Asahi TV building, the rich greenery of Mohri Garden brings a certain calmness to Roppongi Hills. This classic Japanese garden only covers around 4,300 square meters Read More >>


Komazawa Olympic Park

Komazawa Olympic Park began as the site of the second stadium for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. So it was originally designed and built as a venue for sports such as track & field, soccer, wrestling and volleyball Read More >>


Shiba Park

Shiba Park is best known for its proximity to Zoujyoji Temple and as one of Tokyo's original westernized parks from the Meiji Restoration. During the Edo period, the park was one large block and home to Read More >>


Tokyo Guide

Tokyo Life Guide was designed to guide newcomers through some of the necessities of settling-in and living a comfortable life in Tokyo. It offers all the necessary info for expats relocating to Tokyo. In our years of experience helping foreign residents, we know how difficult it can be to move and get started in a big city like Tokyo.

In our Comprehensive guide to international schools find descriptions of some of the best international schools in Tokyo and Yokohama as well as a full directory listings of schools.

Tokyo lifestyle guide – all the tips for getting setup at new place and living a comfortable life in Tokyo – buying furniture, internet and TV services, banking, immegration, driving and much more.

Tokyo business directory – all those need-to-know places for foreigners living in Tokyo. Sections include: car dealers, clinics, hospitals, fitness clubs, hiarsalons, international schools, supermarkets, places of worship and much more.

A list of useful links to sites with general information about Japan and real estate abroad.