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Tokyo: isolation

A sequel to the previous post. One of the prevailing impressions of Tokyo from abroad is one of an overcrowded beehive of a city, where people cross… 70 more words


Tokyo Day 1: Shibakoen and Meiji-Jingu Shrine

Decided to start a blog since I’d be travelling a lot this year and I guess it’s a good platform for me to record what I’ve done and to come back and read it later on! 422 more words


HARAJUKU: Cult fashion, the Meiji Shrine & free entertainment in Yoyogi Park


Harajuku is home to the beautiful and serene Meiji Shrine, the wacky free entertainment of Yoyogi Park, and more cult fashion shops than you can count. 993 more words


Day 21 - Tokyo, Japan "Meiji Shrine"

We went to the famous Meiji Shrine. It was a beautiful sunny day and surprisingly the place wasn’t crowded at all.

The temple was a home to Emperor in the 19th century who opened Japan to the west. 81 more words


Tokyo Part One

After a ten and a half hour flight, and a minor breakdown, I landed in Chiba Prefecture at Narita International Airport . It was close to 9 p.m. 620 more words


The Japan Diaries: looking back

We’ve recently returned from 12 days in Japan and what’s been one of the most remarkable trips of my life. As a Nippon first timer, I was, as expected, floored by the meticulousness of the Japanese, by their mind-blowing food and their ubiquitous vending machines that hail from the future and spit out perfectly hot drinks. 623 more words