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From Kanda to Harajuku

16 November 2018

Japan-Nagasaki-Tokyo-Harajuku - From Kanda to Harajuku

Days where I spend all day with my bum on a plane, bus, train, monorail etc means that by the time I get to my hotel I have a lot of walking to do....

Deja Vu

16 November 2018

Japan-Nagasaki-Tokyo-Airport - Deja Vu

I have returned back to Tokyo, land of things open at night, land of many trains that go to mountains, land of actual mountains rather than hills,....

I left Japan and went to Roppongi

3 November 2018

Japan-Tokyo-Roppongi - I left Japan and went to Roppongi

I had been to Roppongi once before, the very first time I came to Japan, which was all the way back in 2010, so long ago in fact, on that particul....

No train day

3 November 2018

Japan-Tokyo-Garden - No train day

Before we get started, I should mention I again got racially insulted today, thats twice in a week, Japan has changed. A store vendor decided to c....

Omu-Mapo-Tofu in Shinjuku

2 November 2018

Japan-Tokyo-Food-Shinjuku - Omu-Mapo-Tofu in Shinjuku

Tonight I went back across town to everyones favorite part of Tokyo, Shinjuku. I like it too, its great for photos, and tonight I was very happy w....

The unknown metropolis of Kitasenju

1 November 2018

Japan-Tokyo-Kitasenju - The unknown metropolis of Kitasenju

I spun the globe this evening and ended up on Kitasenju. Actually I traced Japan Rail lines my free train pass works with north Of Ueno where I am....

Rocks and clouds on Izu Peninsula

1 November 2018

Japan-Tokyo-Izu Peninsula-Atami - Rocks and clouds on Izu Peninsula

Today I took 5 trains to get to the coastal walk south of Atami on the Izu peninsula. This took forever, despite all my trains more or less lining....

The great Shibuya Halloween crush

30 October 2018

Japan-Tokyo-Halloween-Shibuya - The great Shibuya Halloween crush

OK, I thought earlier when I slid down a cliff on what may or may not have been a hiking trail many miles from any other person in the middle of n....

The overrated Shinagawa

30 October 2018

Japan-Tokyo-Shinagawa-Ramen - The overrated Shinagawa

Apart from once transferring to the Shinkansen here years ago, I had never been to Shinagawa. You hear about Shinagawa a lot if you read the inter....

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