Search Results for: Kichijoji

Yona Yona Beer Works – Kichijoji

My husband and I have visited Yona Yona Beer Works in Kichijoji 3 times now.  Kichijoji is a great Tokyo neighborhood that doesn’t feel too far away from base.  We had a friend drop us off at Seibu Tachikawa station … Continue reading

Peppermint Café – Kichijoji

If you love Thai food, Peppermint Café in Kichijoji is a great restaurant to check out.  It is the sister restaurant of Pepa Café which is just a short walk away. The atmosphere is great and the food was awesome … Continue reading


Kichijoji Shopping Inokashira Park Restaurants near Kichijoji train station This area, 40 minutes by train from Fussa, is one of my favorite Tokyo neighborhoods. The atmosphere reminds me a little of New York’s Greenwich Village. I love poking around the … Continue reading

Restaurants near Kichijoji Station

Lobros Café (Formerly Nigiro) Make plans now to visit this wonderful European café’-style restaurant in nearby Kichijoji. Menus feature fresh salads, homemade soups and bread, enormous sandwiches and pastas. The cuisine is modern, as is the setting. Inokashira Park is within walking distance … Continue reading

Kichijoji Shopping

This area has tons of shops, including: Tokyu, Parco Department Store, Williams-Sonoma, Marui department store, Body Shop, L.L. Bean …  If you find one you think we ought to list here, post a comment. LOFT This multi-story shop is a … Continue reading

Kichijoji- Inokashira Park

Inokashira Park is famous for its cherry blossoms and I can see why!  The cherry trees arch high over walk ways around a long, narrow lake and reach out over the water.  However, this is a great place to go … Continue reading

Pepacafe Forest, Thai and Asian Cuisine

Kichijoji is one of my favorite Tokyo neighborhood’s where you can find many cute cafes, small/big businesses, and casual/fancy bars. The neighborhood is also known as one of the most desired places to live in the Kanto region. I enjoy … Continue reading

Spring Flowers near Yokota

Spring is such a magical time in Japan.  Here is a list of some of my favorite places to see spring unfold near Yokota Air Base.  Each location is linked to a full trip report with directions and gps coordinates.  … Continue reading

Studio Ghibli Museum: Mitaka

Located in the small town of Mitaka about 30 minutes from Yokota by train, the Studio Ghibli Museum is a must see for anyone with an interest in art or animation, a love of the studio’s films (such as My … Continue reading

Rock & Roll Diner in Shimokitazawa

This one is really old. Can anyone confirm that it still exists? In this fun section of Tokyo, full of restaurants, clubs and shops, is the Rock & Roll Diner. It’s the kind of place you’d be thrilled to run … Continue reading