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Japan garden tour day 2: Sushi making to kimono shopping

For our second day exploring Tokyo we headed across the Rainbow Bridge to Odaiba, the artificial island in the Tokyo Bay to get a different view of the city across the water. 832 more words

In The Garden

Tokyo 29 Mar 2014

This morning we headed to Asakusa so that xw could try to search for her favorite snack “black thunder” which was suddenly swept off shelves in a mad frenzy by Taiwanese tourists, or so we googled. 299 more words


Oiran Parade - Asakusa Yoshiwara

Saturday saw the annual Oiran revival parade through the streets of northern Asakusa, complete with fox dancers, one oiran and a number of geisha and various retainers and servants. 141 more words



Sumo, sakura and sushi…that was our last day in Tokyo.

TN was quite reluctant to leave Japan without having seen some sumo, and was really excited when we found a free exhibition of sorts at… 352 more words

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Japan trip 2014: Day 1 (part 1 - Edo Tokyo Museum, Asakusa)

Day 1 in Tokyo! We originally planned to visit Tsukiji this day, but because of my cold, we decided to postpone it to day 3. So we planned to hit up the Edo-Tokyo museum in Ryogoku, Asakusa, Ueno, and Akihabara. 461 more words

Sumida Park Cherry Blossom Festival

Sumida Park straddles both sides of the Sumida River near Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa. It contains a large number of cherry trees that make it a… 109 more words