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Japan 2014: Asakusa

With some time to spare, we hopped on the train to spend some of our afternoon at Asakusa. I don’t quite recall how we got there when I first went, but this time, we came out of a dinky exit and had to meander our way through some streets before reaching this building below. 193 more words


Asakusa Sumida River Cruise to Hama Rikyu Garden

You can take a short cruise along the Sumida from Asakusa to Hama Rikyu Gardens. The trip takes around 35mins and costs 740yen. This cruise allows you to see some of Tokyo from a different perspective. 37 more words

The Two Faces of Asakusa

I stayed in Sakura Hostel-Asakusa for the first five days of my Japan trip. Not only my hostel was affordable and accessible, I also had the privilege of staying near Tokyo’s oldest temple: … 575 more words

Explorer's Hat


I am sure Tokyo is the most famous city in Japan. It is the capital of our country. There are Upper and Lower House, Prime minister’s office, Supreme Court, Emperor’s palace, big companies’ headquarters, universities, factories. 120 more words


A Short Expedition to Japan: Part II - Around Amazing Asakusa

Date travelled: April 10, 2014

Following our night crashing at the airport we woke up early and were ready to start the day before sunrise in the morning. 1,441 more words


My first evening in Tokyo | Japan

I left Texas on the 8th in the early morning and landed in Tokyo on the 9th, in the afternoon. You can read all about the flight and getting into Tokyo… 522 more words

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