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The Last Blossom

Another old post lurking in my drafts. This was in Tokyo in spring when the cherry blossoms were unbelievable. I thought I’d had enough of them until I happened upon Ueno Park where they’d made a path across the middle of a lake and lined it with cherry trees. 19 more words


Trip to the Zoo... My Guilty Pleasure

Hello! Hope you’re having a beautiful day. If you’re having a bad day maybe our friends from the Ueno Zoo can cheer you up.

Last month, my husband and I visited the Ueno Zoological Gardens. 171 more words


Usagiya, Ueno

My wife found this dorayaki shop / confectionary.

Some may think it excessive, but I really appreciate Japanese packaging. A lot of thought and care goes into presentation. 45 more words


Bear ramen appears in Tokyo, causes almost as much shock as bears walking around the city would

Uses bear meat sourced from Kyoto and Aomori, said to have more refined taste than foreign varieties. 339 more words


Platform 13½ set to open at Ueno Station in Tokyo

Like Hogwart’s Express, a new Japanese train is now getting its very own mysterious in-between platform. 340 more words