Browsing articles from "March, 2012"
Mar 30, 2012
Francesco Agresti

Resident Interview: Kirk

Kirk, along with his wife and six-year old daughter has just recently made the big move from Boston, United States to Tokyo, Japan. We stop by his wonderfully furnished house to find out what his new life in Japan is like.

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Mar 23, 2012
Francesco Agresti

Earthquake Preparation Guide

The following information has been compiled from the US Embassy and Tokyo Metropolitan Government websites.

How to plan before a disaster

Every household should keep a survival kit with a flashlight, a radio, a first aid kit and enough food and water to last for a few days. Avoid placing heavy objects in places where they could easily fall during an earthquake and cause injury or block exits. Have a fire extinguisher and familiarize yourself with the designated evacuation area in your neighborhood.

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Mar 16, 2012
Francesco Agresti

Resident Interview: Sophie

Sophie and her family have spent the last three and a half years enjoying the city life in the foreigner-friendly area of Moto-Azabu. We hear what she has to say about life in her third Japanese home, as well as her thoughts and experiences on living in the urban jungle.

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Mar 9, 2012
Francesco Agresti

White Smoke

Ken Blog

 

By Jeff W. Richards

The grilled meat renaissance in Tokyo is being led by Craig White. With grills like Yokohama’s Baird’s Bashamichi Taproom, the Wakanui in Higashi Azabu and constant openings of premium burger joints, meat lovers have reason to celebrate—and White Smoke may just be the altar to which we niku-tarians pray.

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Mar 4, 2012
Francesco Agresti

Resident Interview: Lisa

For the past five years, Lisa has been living happily in Tokyo with her husband and two teenage children. The family has just recently moved into their second new Tokyo home, while the teenage siblings near the end of their middle school studies.

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