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A stroll through Asakusa

Quite by accident, after the end of IUJ and before I headed back to Maine, I booked my Tokyo hotel in an area known as Taito. 626 more words

Travel - Japan


Our last two days in Tokyo were filled with mixed emotions and a little dash of disappointment.

After spending a relaxing day in Odaiba, we went back to our apartment, and went to bed pretty early because our next stop in Tokyo was going to be the Tsukiji Fish Market. 691 more words


Line of Sight

Hatsumōde (初詣) is the name given to the first shrine / temple visit of the New Year in Japan. This could take place on any of the first few days of the New Year. 38 more words


Traveling Solo Doesn't Always Mean You Are Alone

Thanks to my father’s work, the Tokyo trip has become possible! Who says traveling alone isn’t fun? I get to spend my own time doing whatever I want. 578 more words


A Taste of Tokyo

If you’ve been paying attention, you will have noticed that although I had the best intentions of trying to squeeze some fresh juice from last year’s IUJ lime wedge, I was spectacularly unsuccessful. 401 more words

A Tale of Two Titles

Being the walking, talking Northern stereotype that I am, there’s nothing I love more than a cup of tea, a bowl of hash and freezing my insides by standing on the street on a very cold November night watching the fireworks. 556 more words