Travel Blogs from Tokyo, Japan

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City lights and Alpine hot pools, Nara - Tokyo - Nagano, Japan travel blog

City lights and Alpine hot pools

A travel blog entry by nadinehanlon

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... on Saturday night, I took the train down to Nara for the weekend.  Nara was the first capital of Japan before Kyoto and before Tokyo, and home to a national park which houses temples and shrines and parks and forests, and also home to thousands of ...

Chapter Three: It just keeps getting better..., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Chapter Three: It just keeps getting better...

A travel blog entry by becky_boo

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... robbery, I tell you. Well, since I last wrote, I have become quite the expert at negotiatiing my way around the Tokyo subway. I have in fact bypassed the Yamanote line altogether, and just get everywhere via the underground. If you havent been squashed ...

Shopping..., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Shopping...

A travel blog entry by rich

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... at the station, we boarded the bus to Shinjuku in the afternoon for the last leg of this particular trip. Our main objective in Tokyo was to buy souvenirs, so after checking into my home-away-from-home, we went up 'souvenir street' that leads to ...

Venturing North, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Venturing North

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... up through Japan over the last week and Matsushima is the most Northern point we will go. Yokohama is Japan`s second city, it is very close to Tokyo and the residential suburbs merge into one. Yokohama is very similar to Osaka, it is mainly a business ...

Vertigo..., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Vertigo...

A travel blog entry by rich

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A couple of weeks before my scheduled return to Japan, I had a weird experience at work which threatened to jeopardise my trip before it had even started. As per usual, I was doing my best to fly under the radar of the various supervisors and managers who ...

What's not to love about Tokyo!!, Shinjuku, Japan travel blog

What's not to love about Tokyo!!

A travel blog entry by danly

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... on all the machines. The chairs were also pink and the floors, walls and ceilings were all in white and pink bright colours. Tokyo certainly has the brightest and most cheerful looking poker machines I've ever seen! We went in search of a bar so that ...

Odaiba, Shinjuku, Japan travel blog

Odaiba

A travel blog entry by danly

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Hello everyone, I'm writing this message from the Japan Airlines lounge in Tokyo as we are about to board our flight to London with a 12.5 hour flight ahead of us. Yesterday was another day spent exploring Tokyo. We went back to Shinjuku to look around ...

Ali..., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Ali...

A travel blog entry by rich

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... Asakusa and once again, up to Senso-ji - this was becoming something of a pattern for new arrivals to Japan! I do think that this old part of Tokyo is ideal for an initial wander though, as going straight to somewhere like Shibuya or Shinjuku would be too ...

Tokyo Disney - Happiest Prace on Earf, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo Disney - Happiest Prace on Earf

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... lining up so I held our spot while Karla traded our digital tickets for gate passes. I don't know what I was expecting in Tokyo, but there wasn't a single white person in sight. I had thought that Disneyland was truely an American enjoyment, or at least ...

so where do you want to go now??, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

so where do you want to go now??

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... even enough time for a good night's sleep.    After an early train to JFK, and some bantering with Japan Airlines, we're off to Tokyo.  The flight is long and the seats are so tight...I don't think they're really made for the width of ...

Chapter Four: Tokyo Fashion, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Chapter Four: Tokyo Fashion

A travel blog entry by becky_boo

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... this ubiquitous Japanese term, shopkeepers say it when you go into a store, to welcome the customers. Well apparently here in Tokyo it is something of a competition to see who can pronounce it the weirdest. Like, yesterday I was looking for some earrings ...

Come in Tokyo!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Come in Tokyo!

A travel blog entry by scott_and_amy

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... from a vending machine on the street but not at 7-11, what is going on in this Country? This beer craziness continued as we hit Tokyo's big bar area called Roppongi. We walked out a while, so the Tokyo Tower all light up and decided to get a beer. As ...

Finally, Vacation with Karla! Yay., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Finally, Vacation with Karla! Yay.

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... the Hard Rock Cafe to pick up my collectable shot galss, we walked down the hill toward the giant orange glowing tower. The Tokyo Tower, standing 333M high looks like a big orange Eiffel tower at first glance. We went up to the observation deck where ...

The Best and Worst of Japan: Overview, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

The Best and Worst of Japan: Overview

A travel blog entry by benleah

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... to the 16-day heatwave we left behind. THE WORST: 1. No accommodation in Kyoto. What else can I say? Bloody tourists. 2. Japan airlines lack of legroom. I'm not even 6 feet tall. And the Japanese aren't that short. Oh well, it's a small thing I ...

On the road again, Shinjuku, Japan travel blog

On the road again

A travel blog entry by danly

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... and Ly about half that.  Immigration and customs was quick and we managed to find the right train.  The difficulty with Tokyo is that there are so many different train lines all run by different companies.  So although you might buy a day ...

people eating fish....all types, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

people eating fish....all types

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... us that the tuna fishermen are going on strike on July 15 to protest the high fuel costs...no tuna for Japan that day...not a good situation.    Tokyo is an interesting city and I get a good sense of it on the seat of Kyoko's bicycle. The ...

Minutes to Midnight - Linkin Park Tour, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Minutes to Midnight - Linkin Park Tour

A travel blog entry by cristinaw

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Linkin Park, you made my day!!!!!!  :'] I started to love their music since 2004, the year in which they released the Tour Edition album of Meteora. For me, Numb, Crawling, Lying From You, From The Inside and Breaking The Habit are the coolest ...

The Tokyo Fish Markets!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

The Tokyo Fish Markets!

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... that had just purchased its fish from the auctions.  It was easily some of, if not the best sushi I've ever had.  Tokyo's specialty is tuna so I tried a tuna sampler which gave me like 9 different types of tuna... who knew there were that many ...

Chapter One: I wouldn't have believed it either, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Chapter One: I wouldn't have believed it either

A travel blog entry by becky_boo

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... and tried to warn me will know this...thanks Katie) in the neverending stairs which are a part of every subway station in Tokyo. Sometimes they have escalators. Sometimes, no escalatorio. So, here I am with bags, purse, and continent sized suitcase, I am ...

Tokyo: The Big Japple., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo: The Big Japple.

A travel blog entry by benleah

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... other businesses, but it's still pretty huge just for a train station. (Please read about the sheer wonderment of the Japan rail system in Tokyo part two). We walk around the central part of Tokyo, which stretches for several blocks either way and is ...

Chapter Two: Shinjuku and my new host family..., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Chapter Two: Shinjuku and my new host family...

A travel blog entry by becky_boo

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... I am now staying with his landlords family. (Agh Im going crazy I cant find the apostrophe on this thing!!) He just lives in West Tokyo but this is no small place...anyways theyre great. Im going to put pictures on here as soon as I can. Last night I ...

The Shanghai Office, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

The Shanghai Office

A travel blog entry by bagman

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... , China was an abstraction. I have had no direct contact with the bureauacracy. My work visa was all done by mail. On the Tokyo - Shanghai leg of the journey, the flight attendants passed out the Customs and Immigration forms - they paint a more down to ...

Konnichiwa Japan!!!!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Konnichiwa Japan!!!!

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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Good Day Everyone,  We are now safely in Japan; the land of the rising sun, Sushi, clean streets and awesome internet.  We will be updating more frequently now so keep posted.  Talk to you soon,  K2  ...

& the winner is...in case you'd been wondering..., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

& the winner is...in case you'd been wondering...

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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...for the best toilet experience in the world (at least as much as I have seen of it)...is Japan!  Never before has my bum been so well cared for as here...I'm talking about the hotels primarily.  Imagine...if you will...sitting down and voila, ...

Walking tour of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Walking tour of Tokyo

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... with every imaginable designer in some of the coolest designed buildings I've ever seen.  (Diane was right about that whole Tokyo architecture thing after all) Omote-sando spit us out in Hirajuku where we saw some of the craziest outfits I've ...

Change again in Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Change again in Tokyo

A travel blog entry by mikeysoft

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Yokohama to Shinagawa, Shinagawa, Japan travel blog

Yokohama to Shinagawa

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... train and a couple of taxi's would take it so I managed to get around. Keith, Wayne, took the train around Tokyo that afternoon. Two areas we ended up in were Akihabara and Ochanomisu. Both large districts full of electronics and musical ...

Jumping around Japan, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Jumping around Japan

A travel blog entry by you_know_zo

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... this time we were given a tambourine and could only book in for an hour... The next day was our last day in Tokyo, and Japan... :'(  We spent it walking around in a hungover daze in the Akihabara - Electronic City, to check out the electronics a ...

Tokyo... time for Sushis!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo... time for Sushis!

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... as well as our respective trips.  She is on a study abroad program with the Michigan school of Architecture and claims that Tokyo is an amazing place to study architecture. Our first stop, as we wait for her sister to get in, is dinner at ...

The Last Few Days of Fun, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

The Last Few Days of Fun

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... There is a museum showing the historic Fujifilm camera models, there is also an art gallery showing some nice pictures of Japan.  A nice area of Tokyo is Odaiba. We spent two days visiting the attractions here as there is quite a bit to do. There ...

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