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Tokyo's Night Scene (reblog)

Let’s step away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo’s nightlife for a second. As fun as late night drinking is, you can’t always be downing liquid courage.

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Tokyo, Ginza,Roppongi,  furnished apartment, furnished rooms, shared apartment, guest house in Tokyo city.

I’m Hana who is owner of Ginza garden house.

Ginza garden house is in Ginza which big and busy city but i made  comfortable cozy clean fashionable and safe environment for everyone. 247 more words


Settled in at last: calling Tokyo home.

Well, after about five years of my wife making noises about wanting to move back to Japan, after about one year of wondering how and when we would do it and where we would live, after three months of waiting for an impressive amount of books, pots and pans, wine and spirits, tea and honey (oh, and some clothes, too) to arrive, and then another two weeks to take them all out of the 150 cardboard boxes they came in, tidy them away, and start using them again, we can finally call our little flat in Tokyo home. 728 more words


Mad Watermelons – Tokyo — From the mixed up files...

The watermelon (above) beautifully tied up with traditional straw rope cost 16,000 JPY… Some of the more complicated shapes (hearts and cubes) were priced at about 30,000 JPY.

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Tokyo Transit —

Transportation in Tokyo can be very confusing at first and expensive sometimes. Using their IC card system, everything becomes convenient. No more need for buying tickets at the ticket booths.

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the kawaii life chose me

プリクラ (purikura)

You must’ve heard of these rainbow sparkle Japanese photo booths that erase all blemishes, print onto sticker paper, and make you and all your friends look like adorable baby aliens. 177 more words


2016 year end musings

Thoughts and experiences that defined my year…

  • I became comfortable riding a bike in traffic after a couple of scrapes and wipe outs. Tokyo is actually an extremely bike-able city as it’s expansive, not too hilly, and drivers are (generally) pretty polite.
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