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7 Best Family-friendly Hotels in Tokyo

The sprawling capital of Japan is a popular destination for families and with so many family-friendly options, it’s not hard to see why. From swanky imperial palaces, tranquil shrines and landscaped gardens to interactive museums, parks and the famed Disneyland, there is plenty to see and do that coming up with a practical itinerary might have your head swarming. After that comes accommodation, which might bring another bout of headache, after all, Tokyo hotels are renowned for their small rooms. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Here are the 7 best family-friendly hotels in Tokyo where you can bunk in comfortably! Family-sized rooms are rare in Tokyo and get sold out early, so move fast if you find a...

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How to Spend a Day/Weekend in Tokyo For Families

The Japanese know how to have fun, and their families are very important to them. That makes Tokyo the best city in the world for a family vacation. Not only does Japan’s capital boast a range of major landmarks, but there are also several amusement parks and lots of museums with child-friendly exhibits. So, pack your bags and get ready for the time of your life. Read on for information about just a few of the many activities you and your family can enjoy during a day trip or weekend in Tokyo. See the big picture There are 2 towers in Tokyo you can climb for fantastic panoramic views of the city: Tokyo Tower and Tokyo Skytree. These will help...

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Places to go this Weekend: 3 Must-Visit Kids Friendly Attractions in Tokyo apart from Disneyland!

Tokyo is a popular destination for many families, and Disneyland is always a MUST- VISIT with the LOs. But did you know that there are many other Kids Friendly attractions in Tokyo to visit too?  Here is BYKidO's List of  3 Must Visit attractions in Tokyo for the family!   Sign up for our Free Mailing List to always get updated! Fire Station Museum 3- 10 Yotsuya, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture Website (in Japanese) Free Firstly, its amazing how the museum is free for entry. The displays and exhibits can be compared to a paid attraction. Many of the exhibits are interactive to attract the attention of the LOs (and adults too)!  Read about BYKidO's Visit to a Singapore Fire Station Open House too!...

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7 Things to do with Your Little Ones at Ueno Park

Located in Northern Tokyo, Japan, is the sprawling Ueno Park. Formerly a part of the once-weathly Kan'ei-ji Temple, Ueno Park was one of Japan’s first public parks to be established. Abound in cultural sites, historical spots and breath-taking landscape, Ueno Park is a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike. One day is not going to be enough to visit all the attractions in Ueno Park, so just pick a few, take your time and enjoy your view along the way. Here’s our pick of 7 Things to do with Your Little Ones at Ueno Park! 1. Admire Art from Around Asia at Tokyo National Museum Photo credits Tokyo National Museum Not only is the Tokyo National Museum one...

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BYKidO Moments: Mummy Ho & her Little One Take a Trip Outside of Tokyo – Visiting Fujisan & More!

Sharing of articles from fellow Mummies (and Daddies), to help you Bring Your Kid Out, and create your BYKidO Moments!  This week's BYKidO Moment is contributed by Mummy Ho who emailed us about her visit Outside Tokyo! 3 days 2 nights drive to Fujiyoshida, Thomas Land, Fuji Safari Park, Highland Resort Hotel & Spa Highly recommend this route/option for families with kids for consideration as this area is slightly nearer compared to Hakone. Chanced upon this when I read about Thomas Land and Thomas themed room on bumblebeemum blog and after checking in with a friend who used to stay in Japan for 4 years, she convinced me to avoid Hakone and stay in Fujiyoshida. Going to Hakone to spot Mt Fuji might...

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