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Nakano not Nagano

28 October 2018

Japan-Tokyo-Ueno-Nakano - Nakano not Nagano

As suggested above, I was many hours too early to check into the hotel however the new trainee on the desk greeted me with 'I hope you are an Engl....

Narita procedural update

16 November 2017

Japan-Tokyo-Ueno-Narita - Narita procedural update

Here is my procedural update from Narita airport. The airport terminal is small and dated, lacking in anything interesting to do, but thats ok its....

For the sake of completeness

10 November 2016

Japan-Tokyo-Ueno-Narita - For the sake of completeness

Not sake the drink, sake as in for the purpose of, I have never completed or even started sake, for the sake of the sake. I have a few minutes be....

Still alive

3 November 2015

Japan-Tokyo-Ueno-Ameyoko - Still alive

Rumors of my death due to man flu have been slightly exaggerated, instead I remain alive, but near death, at least for the time being. Today is al....

Mobile mucus dispersion unit

2 November 2015

Japan-Narita-Tokyo-Ueno-Train - Mobile mucus dispersion unit

Once the plane landed, I started a continuous sneezing fit for the next few hours as I made my way to my hotel after navigating the airport to fin....

The great walk

29 October 2012

Japan-Tokyo-Walk-Ueno-Shrine - The great walk

Its the last day of my weekend in Tokyo. My flight isnt until 8pm in the evening. So theres no excuse not to walk a great distance. If you enjoy p....

Ueno Park, Musems and Zoo.

6 May 2010

Japan-Tokyo-Ueno-Zoo-Museum - Ueno Park, Musems and Zoo.

First of all, London museums are far better than Tokyo museums, at least the ones I went to in Tokyo so far one of which is supposed to be the big....

Akihabara and Ueno

4 May 2010

Japan-Tokyo-Akihabara-Ueno - Akihabara and Ueno

Another fine day in Tokyo, perfect weather. Its still a holiday like yesterday and tomorrow, all part of golden week. This means some places are v....

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