Finding a gynecologist in Tokyo can be a struggle for expat women. Several clinics offer services in English, but many of those don’t accept Japanese national health insurance. One excellent option—and one that is not very well known—is K Ladies Clinic in Shinjuku.
Long thought of as a “poor man’s Hawaii,” the beautiful island of Guam is a hidden gem in the Pacific waiting for you to discover. Just over three hours flying time from Tokyo, Guam is an incorporated territory of the United States. As such, non-citizens will need an immigration ESTA visa to travel there. Obtained online, an ESTA will ease and expedite your transit through the airport.
If you’re looking for gourmet fare in Tokyo, chances are you’re inclined to check out one of the vast number of Michelin-starred restaurants the city has to offer. But if a more eclectic, relaxed vibe is what you seek, you’ll be surprised by the quality and variety of foods available from a cluster of food trucks set up near Omotesando. Whether you’re a vegan, omnivore, art-enthusiast or parent, Commune 246 has something for you.
The time of year has yet again come for the annual International School of the Sacred Heart (ISSH) family festival. Held each spring at the school’s campus in Hiroo, the festival includes international food stalls, music and entertainment, playground activities, a shopping bazaar, carnival games, and a raffle with some fantastic prizes. The festival aims to highlight the many nationalities and cultures that make Tokyo such a vibrant community.