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Day 1 - Arizona to Tokyo, Japan

Today is the inaugural flight and blog for WithoutBags.com.  I am so happy to be launching this site with this trip.  It’s going to be amazing! 1,129 more words

2016

Illuminations and Christmas Market!

In Tokyo there are tons of “illuminations” in the Christmas spirit, one of which I wrote about recently. I couldn’t get enough of the twinkly lights and ended up going to both the Shiodome’s and the Sky Tree’s illuminations. 201 more words

Japan

PARK HOTEL TOKYO - SHIODOME

SLEEP – TOKYO

PARK HOTEL TOKYO – SHIODOME

I found this hotel browsing through Design Hotels and was instantly drawn to the Artist Rooms.  Park Hotel commissioned several Japanese artists to transform the interiors of a selection of their premium rooms creating a truly unique experience for their guests. 53 more words

SLEEP

What does Shiogama mean?

塩釜
Shiogama (salt kettle)

Today’s place name isn’t an official place name, it’s part of a park name, 塩釜公園 Shiogama Kōen Shiogama Park. The park actually takes its name from a shrine. 1,645 more words

Japanese History

Ōedo Line: Shiodome

汐留
Shiodome (wave break)

The true origin of this place name is a bit complex. But the kanji refer to a spot that broke the waves hitting Edo Bay. 912 more words

Japanese History

Park Hotel : Art in the Tokyo Sky!

June 2015 – I had the chance to stay twice at the Park Hotel in Tokyo.  A beautiful hotel, on the last 10 floors of the Shiodome Media Tower. 262 more words

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