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Off broadway

15 November 2019

Japan-Tokyo-Nakano-Curry - Off broadway
Curry for dinner at Nakano

I have been to Nakano at least twice before. It is very conveniently located from Shinjuku, just one stop on the Chuo rapid line. And since I had ....

Back to the big city

15 November 2019

Japan-Koriyama-Tokyo-Shinkansen - Back to the big city
From Koriyama to Tokyo on the Shinkansen

Now I am back in Tokyo, Korea town on the outskirts of Shinjuku to be precise, it will be my last stop. I still have 6 more nights here, which mea....

The station is so station

1 November 2019

Japan-Tokyo-Station-Ramen - The station is so station
Eating ramen at the ramen street at Tokyo station

As skillfully predicted, not many photos tonight. This is one of the things I type often, apology for not many photos. Tonight I had to figure out....

Au naturale hiking trail

1 November 2019

Japan-Tokyo-Hiking-Mount Kuratake - Au naturale hiking trail
Mount Takahata and Mount Kuratake from Torisawa to Yanagawa stations

SPLENDIFEROUS weather. No wind, no cloud, forecast max of 21C. You know what that means. Todays hike was out on the Chuo line. This line was badl....

Busy but not as busy

31 October 2019

Japan-Tokyo-Shibuya-Halloween - Busy but not as busy
Braving the madness of Shibuya on Halloween

Tonight I went to Shibuya for the second year in a row on Halloween. It was not as busy as last year. It was still madness, but I made it across t....

The quiet river

31 October 2019

Japan-Tokyo-Sumida River - The quiet river
Walking along the all but abandoned Sumida river

A rest day for me today. Hopefully a big day tomorrow. Also a big night tonight, for me, I might even get back to the hotel after 8:30pm, which wi....

All the neon in all the places

30 October 2019

Japan-Tokyo-Ramen-Kanda - All the neon in all the places
Ueno to Akihabara to Kanda for Sichuan style ramen

Just a short outing tonight, all on foot. I set off through Ueno, passed through Akihabara and then ended up where I was originally booked to stay....

Three peak party

30 October 2019

Japan-Tokyo-Hiking-Iwatakeishiyama - Three peak party
Climbing three mountains near Mitake including Iwatakeishiyama

Awesome weather, lets get hiking! Todays hike started from Mitake, the main village up the very picturesque and familiar to me Ome line. Most peop....

New and undercover

29 October 2019

Japan-Tokyo-Shin Koiwa-Pasta - New and undercover
Eating pasta in Shin-Koiwa

It was still raining when it was time to head out for dinner. My challenge was to go somewhere in Tokyo I had not been before. That part is easy, ....

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