Kirsty Kawano

Kirsty Kawano is an Australian who has lived in Japan for many years. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their two beautiful daughters.

Articles By Kirsty

Ryozan Park Otsuka’s Innovative Workspace for Parents

Ryozan Park Otsuka, a new office space in Tokyo, is offering parents a fresh alternative to traditional childcare options with a combined work and play...

March 9, 2015 | Families, Lifestyle

Brooklyn’s Gorilla Coffee Hits Shibuya

Brooklyn-born coffee shop Gorilla Coffee has recently opened in Shibuya and is offering its “mighty strong coffee” along with some other novel menu items. The...

February 9, 2015 | Food & Drink

Five Rainy Day Play Ideas for Kids

“The sun did not shine. It was too wet to play. So we sat in the house all that cold, cold wet day.” Few people...

February 5, 2015 | Families

Japanese Ways to Combat the Cold

As winter deepens, here are a few simple ideas borrowed from the Japanese to incorporate into your daily habits to help protect you from the...

January 27, 2015 | Health & Beauty