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Day 4: Tokyo, Ueno & Roppongi

So, day 4 was a bit different to the 3 that preceded it… Day 4 was a day we didn’t really have too much planned, so we just took it easy, and did a few bits and bobs. 2,700 more words

What should I do?

What should I do ?

March 04, 2017 : I went to Harajuku, 248 more words

Pepper Lunch, Ueno

It is interesting to me to try out the original Japanese version of some restaurants available in the US.

I don’t think the US version does this. 47 more words


Japan: Day of the metro pass

Day 3: 24-hour Tokyo metro pass. Back in Asakusa. Stung and nagged by the disappointment of being in Japan in autumn, yet missing out on the colours (in the entire two days we have been here!), Jhini and I make a (retrospectively wrong) decision to visit Nikko. 1,020 more words


Field Report: A Long Walk Across the Low City in Tōkyō, Japan (02 October 2016) - Part 2/2

Tōkyō’ modern skyline and iconic public architecture are well worth seeing on any trip to Japan, but so are the quiet, low-rise neighbourhoods that make up its old Shitamachi – not least because of the glimpse they allow into the everyday, unvarnished side of life in the Japanese capital. 1,699 more words