tokyo

Always Bring Stomach Medicine When You Travel 

We still don’t know what got us sick in Tokyo. But when four Lifehacker staffers travelled there together this month, three of us caught different bugs at different points. For me, that meant an upset stomach and diarrhoea that sent me to bed at 6 every night and made fine…

This Playground In Tokyo Encourages Kids To Take Risks 

This Playground In Tokyo Encourages Kids To Take Risks 

I like to think of myself as an anti-helicopter parent, but the first time I took my daughter to the neighbourhood playground when she was a year and-a-half, it sounded like I was watching a horror film. “Gasp! Don’t step there! Don’t lean on that! Oh, geez! Gasp! Oh, goodness!”…