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Some Magical Moments in Tokyo

At the airport it was easy enough getting help from an English speaking guy to get on the Nex train to Tokyo , he had been to japan several times for family so really knew what he was doing. 882 more words

Afternoon in Harajuku

After our Lunch in Kita-Senju we made our way to Harajuku.

Harajuku is one of my favorite parts of Tokyo, though I have to confess I haven’t been around an awful lot (which I plan to change now that I’m here to stay). 1,534 more words

Living In Japan

Do You Speak English?

One of the difficulties when travelling overseas is understanding the language of another country. As an English speaker with some high school German and French in my travel toolkit, it’s been relatively easy to get by in some parts of Europe but deciphering the language in Japan was another matter entirely. 570 more words


The Last day of 2014

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

All Pictures


How to get there:

You can enter Japan by plane or boat. Though, the number of boats going to Japan from other countries has gone down significantly. 2,044 more words


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. 991 more words