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Japan: Asakusa, Tokyo

Got a chance to visit Asakusa District located in Taito-ku along the west bank of the Sumida-gawa River.  Asakusa was Tokyo’s largest entertainment district. It is very popular with 外人. 48 more words


My Sneezes to Japan (2) || Tokyo - Tsukiji fish market , Ueno, Akihabara , Asakusa

1. Tsukiji Fish Market

Tsukiji fish market is this legendary fish market in Tokyo and it is for a good reason! It was very amusing , and i only got into the outer circle of the market! 394 more words

Everyday Sneezes

Tokyo, 2016

It’s already Friday morning here, in the Shibuya ward of Tokyo. We arrived on Wednesday evening, some 12 hours after leaving PDX. The jet lag is still with us and we were wide awake early yesterday morning. 1,291 more words

Travel Stories

“The Bride’s Kimono” and Traditional Clothing Culture in Japan

The historical fiction and crime/mystery novel, “The Bride’s Kimono” was written by Sujata Massey in 2001. I wanted to blog some of my thoughts that were provoked by the contents of this book. 1,235 more words


Tokyo Day 2: Soaked Panda Hunting

On the day I decided to go to the zoo, it rained. And rained. But I was not going to let that stop me from having a good time! 203 more words


Kissaten: A remedy to Tourist Tokyo

When visiting the Tokyo suburb of Asakusa, you will find yourself walking the main pedestrian street (Nakamise Dori) up to Sensoji Temple. It’s almost unavoidable, one of the more popular exits from Asakusa Metro station leads right to the streets mouth. 291 more words