I am Japanese female, live in Tokyo. I like travel, yoga, going to cafe. and learning foreign languages:English, French and Chinese. When I traveled abroad, I thought that if I had have more information about the places or shops where local people like or we can interact with foreign people, I could have made my travel more pleasant. So I want to introduce my favorite places in Tokyo through this site. During I have learned French, I was finding the places which related to France: restaurant, cafe, school and so on. I also want to introduce these places.
It is Japanese restaurant located near Iidabashi station. The most nearest exit is B3 of metro. If you use JR, West exit is the nearest. They serves genuine and delicious Japanese food. Especially, I recommend lunch menu. During lunch time, we can choose lunch set(for example, baked fish lunch, vegetable lunch, ginger-fried pork lunch,etc.) by very reasonable price; it costs around 1000yen. We will be satisfied with both of the taste and the amount of the cuisine. And we can enjoy Japanese atmosphere due to its Japanese style interior. .
Cafe VG is a cafe which is near Waseda station. They serve vegetarian foods. The cafe was made by renovating Japanese old house and it is very stylish. The owner and some staffs can speak English. And There are 3 mascot dogs, and customer can also enter with their dogs. We can spend relaxing time here.
Mickey house is a cafe in Takadanobaba(Tokyo) where you can talk with people from large varieties of countries by using in English, French Germany, Spanish, and other 11 languages. There are foreigner staffs, foreigners who live in Japan, tourists and Japanese. You can stay without time limit by paying 500 yen as an entrance fee, and you can drink hot coffee and tea freely. The languages spoken are decided depending on the day. For example, they have English, Portuguese and Swedish table every Monday. They held the International party every Friday, the time is 19-22 and the fee is 2,000 yen. The details are written on the homepage by English, French German, Spanish and Italian.
This is foreign languages school for Japanese. They own 4 schools in Japan; Iidabashi(Tokyo), Shibuya(Tokyo),Yokohama(Kanagawa),Osaka. They mainly teach English but they offer a chat table service which we can talk with chat hosts with English, French Spanish, Germany. Anyone can use the service by paying 1,000 yen per 1 hour. They also held the International party regularly which anybody participate in. There are foreign staffs, foreigners and Japanese who can speak English, Japanese and other languages there. The party’s detail is as follow. Date and Place: 1st and 3rd Saturday at Iidabashi, Yokohama, Osaka 2nd and 4th Saturday at Shibuya Time: 19:30-22:00 Charge: Japanese male 3,000 yen Japanese female 2,000 yen Foreigner 2,000 yen