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Tokyo, A Long Time Coming

I had finally made it.

What began as curious wonder aged 4 years old after exposure to Sonic the Hedgehog on the Sega Megadrive had manifested in a flight to Narita airport and me writing this on-board a… 1,650 more words


Tokyo / 2004.

Been thinking of going back to Japan –  I found some pics of pics from an old photo album .. Tokyo in 2004. We stayed in Yanaka which is a beautiful, quirky area – still a lot of old Tokyo left standing – untouched by bombs or earthquakes … I loved wandering around Yanaka.


Ueno park


Thursday 21st July, 2016

We arrived in Tokyo at 7.40am…

…and got to our air bnb in Shibuya just before midday.

Clean, tidy, modern and just a 5 minute walk to Shibuya station and the city centre, … 580 more words


Ameyoko Street: What to Eat

If you are travelling to Tokyo, you cannot miss Ameyoko Street, right outside the  JR Ueno station. Ameyoko street is a bustling two-lane street market filled with hundreds of small shops selling candies, fresh fish, dried fish, shoes, snacks, clothes, sport gear and so on. 364 more words


A Week In Tokyo - Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of my Week In Tokyo series. If you want to visit go back to see Day 1, see the links at the bottom of the post. 582 more words


One Day Trip From Tokyo: Ueno

About Ueno

Ueno is a downtown district in Tokyo.
There are some museums, a zoo, beautiful park, temples and crowded streets with restaurants, pubs, and shops. 353 more words