Travel Blogs from Tokyo, Japan

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Across the East China Sea, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Across the East China Sea

A travel blog entry by meganmargureite

... tempura.  It was great.  We sat on the floor (my legs got a little tired) and had wonderful conversation about Japan and traveling.  After dinner we walked down to the Sumida river and walked around for a bit.  The evening was exactly ...

Arriving in Japan, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Arriving in Japan

A travel blog entry by asn75

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Arrived in Japan, tired and worn out and everything's weird. My bags before I left home. . . . . . Just look at the men's room the toilets barely reach my ankles. . . . . . Disappointed by the train, not exactly a ...

Tokyo in the rain, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo in the rain

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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Had a good day, we are managing the Tokyo metro quite well now , although it is a lot more expensive than the london underground, we have spent over half of our 3,000 yen on our cards today, about £12 each, and we have only been on really short train ...

Tetsausta Tokiossa, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tetsausta Tokiossa

A travel blog entry by matkaajamaks

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... syvälliseen tutustumiseen yöelämään ei ollut 12 tunnin päivän jälkeen enää energiaa, joten käytin vain vilkaisemassa melko pällistyttävää öistä valomerta Tokyo Metropolitan Goverment -pilvenpiirtäjän (ilmaiselta) näköalatasanteelta. ...

The home stretch., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

The home stretch.

A travel blog entry by nwillz

Nick - So, here we are, Japan! We arrived after a good eighteen hours of travel and managed to find our way to the hotel with relatively few problems considering how little sleep we had managed to get and how crazy the train and subway maps initially ...

Sword museum!!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Sword museum!!

A travel blog entry by steveandtam

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... had been roasted to sweet perfection. Steve kept exclaiming "I want more salt and pepper garlic" the whole way home lol. It was a truly memorable way to spend our last night in Tokyo. We are up early tomorrow to catch our first bullet train to ...

The Airplane Lounges, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

The Airplane Lounges

A travel blog entry by alainetaylor

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MeetingTravelling is so great, you meet so many people. Off the plane from Portland I  met a lady from Quebec who was also flying to Bangkok. She was awesome. There are these speical arplane lounges that you have to have special memberships to go ...

We're in Japan!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

We're in Japan!

A travel blog entry by 2knightsabroad

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... customs.  We exchanged some USD to Japanese Yen in the airport then caught a 1.5 hour bus ride directly to Conrad Tokyo.  The hotel is beautiful! We were upgraded to an executive room where our toilet has a seat heater, the ...

Lost in Tokyo., Shinjuku, Japan travel blog

Lost in Tokyo.

A travel blog entry by steveandtam

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We woke up really early and rugged up to go exploring. Our first stop was Starbucks for some delicious coffee. We then took our warm delicious hot chocolate caramel lattes and wandered around the Shinjuku gardens. It was so peaceful and tranquil and ...

Tokyo - Mitaka - Musée Ghibli, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo - Mitaka - Musée Ghibli

A travel blog entry by alan_tdm1

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JOUR_12 Pour ce premier jour à Tokyo je vais aller au musée Ghibli qui se trouve à Mitaka dans la proche banlieue de Tokyo, c'est d'ailleurs la raison principale de ma venue dans cette ville. Mais avant toute chose j'ai besoin d’un bon déjeuner ...

Nuttet mad XD, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Nuttet mad XD

A travel blog entry by ninjajette

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I dag har jeg haft en find-de-sidste-gaver-til-folk dag så har bare tullet rundt i hovedsageligt Akihabara og Harajuku og shoppet :) fik nuttet mad i en Maid café (se billeder! Min drik har ører XD) og så vil jeg gerne lige give et kæmpe shout out ...

Fazit Japan, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Fazit Japan

A travel blog entry by vera_und_alex

... das gleiche Problem, die Karten sind selten in Englisch und das Personal kann auch nicht weiterhelfen. Eine unserer Lieblingsbeschaeftigungen in Japan ist aber das People Watching, denn hier gibt es wirklich viele schraege Voegel :-) Geld: Japan ist ...

Slightly off the beaten track, Shinjuku, Japan travel blog

Slightly off the beaten track

A travel blog entry by shyam_t

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... easy to forget that this tranquil oasis is just a few steps from crazy Harajuku. Emperor Meiji is credited with the modernisation of Japan in the late 19th century - he cut off his top knot and introduced wine into the Japanese culture (I would've stuck ...

Land of Crazy, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Land of Crazy

A travel blog entry by katfu

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... Meiji temple, then kept going up into Shinjuku to get 54th story views of the city from the top of the Tokyo Government Building. Insanely proud of my map reading skills by this point as only one large detour en route! Legs aching, and not ...

Valentine's Dance, TOkyo, Japan travel blog

Valentine's Dance

A travel blog entry by rachel_gould

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I went with Laeticia and Noriko ( a 2nd year student at Gaigo) to a salsa dance last night. It was quite fun. I love dancing! I did fairly well. I bought a pair of boots on THursday, so I decided to wear them. I was strutting the fashion of folding your ...

Kapselhotel in Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Kapselhotel in Tokyo

A travel blog entry by tripumdiewelt

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Unser Weg führt wieder nach Tokyo.  In Tokyo gibt es ja diese berühmten Hotelunterkünfte, bei denen der Gast in eine Art Schließfach gesteckt wird, gerade groß genug um dort zu schlafen, aber ausgestattet mit allem Firlefanz wie Fernseher, Musik ...

Yoyogi Park, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Yoyogi Park

A travel blog entry by jorrr

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... , lunch en diner.    Na Harajuku zijn we doorgelopen naar Yoyogi park. Een groot park midden in Tokyo, aangelegd voor Meiji, een oud keizer van Japan. In Yoyogi park ligt ook een klein tempel complex. Dit was na het drukke Shibuya van de dag ...

More central Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

More central Tokyo

A travel blog entry by richardflux

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Scoured the exquisitely designed shops at Ginza. Was assaulted by the sounds, lights, smells and crowds of Shinjuku. Marvelled at the scale of the shopping ...

Fish Markets, Kabuki, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Fish Markets, Kabuki, Shinjuku

A travel blog entry by richardflux

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Went to crazy fish markets early before freezing outside the Kabuki theatre. Well worth it, great stories, dancing music, costumes, and rotating stage. Took in Shinjuku afterwards, huge modernist bureaucratic towers and dense markets swarming with ...

A tour of Tokyo with my labmates, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

A tour of Tokyo with my labmates

A travel blog entry by melkanz

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... it, but I always love the exercise and of course liked getting aerobic exercise for the first time since I have been in Japan.   Afterwards, several members of the lab including Nunchan (who I will call Apollo), Uniquo, and Tetsu(who I will call ...

Tokyo - cultural tradition meets far out ..., Tokyo (the initiation), Japan travel blog

Tokyo - cultural tradition meets far out ...

A travel blog entry by pauldebbiesmrz

Tokyo - cultural tradition meets far out gadgetry. Our cross oceanic flight flew by fast, figurately speaking. Japan Airways (JAL) features individual screens at every seat, with on demand video games and new movie broadcasts. Men in Black 2 ...

Around, Minamirinkan,Gumyoji,Tsuruma, Japan travel blog

Around

A travel blog entry by rachel_gould

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Ok. These are some pictures I took on one of my bike rides or on the way to or from Gaigo ...

Typhoon season, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Typhoon season

A travel blog entry by kevinandjoan

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... we had intended to walk up Mt Mihara and gape into its sulphurous crater. Joan had previously heard stories about people in Japan committing suicide by jumping into volcanoes.  Well, according to that well-known source of slightly dodgy information, ...

City That Never Sleeps (at least not when we do), Tokyo, Japan travel blog

City That Never Sleeps (at least not when we do)

A travel blog entry by kawaiguy

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So, eighteen hours after leaving Ottawa's airport I finally arrive in Japan, Narita Airport. Sadly, I did not have a camera to take pictures while flying over the sea (not much to sea anyways, everyone's windows were down since it was supposedly 'night ...

Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo

A travel blog entry by peterebecca

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... we found the actual one - much more impressive, people going everywhere and so many lights and tv screens. Very cool. Tokyo (and Japan generally) has also enabled me to feed my stationery obsession - so many little shops selling cool pens, paper, ...

Tokyo day 1: from fish market to electric street, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo day 1: from fish market to electric street

A travel blog entry by pyres

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... "ultimate" melonpan! Then we walked through Ginza, stared at the crowds and peeked into some pricey shops. Finally we reached Tokyo's famous Tsukiji Fish Market, where top sushi chefs buy the best pieces of tuna for their restaurants every morning from 5 ...

I feel the earth move, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

I feel the earth move

A travel blog entry by sazkebab

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Song of the day: I feel the earth move - Martika I feel the earth move under my feet I feel the sky tumbling down Tokyo: the city of earthquakes.  There has been 2 in as many days and we were on Tsunami alert but I think that's over now.  I ...

Lost In Tokyo: Inspired by Scarlett, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Lost In Tokyo: Inspired by Scarlett

A travel blog entry by woundedsoldier

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... carrying this beast of a pack on the puny mutated shoulders. I finally arrived at Asakusa - which is like the traditional suburb of Japan where my hostel is - and Im really happy Im staying in this suburb. The hostel is good but when I first arrived I ...

The hottest day WIP, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

The hottest day WIP

A travel blog entry by kimu

Each day in Japan we said "today's the hottest day". I think this was actually the hottest day, it certainly felt like ...

Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... any other opportunity like that to bring so many cultures together. Before we arrived in the Jamboree in Korea, we toured Tokyo for 5 days.  We visited Mt. Fuji, Hakone National Park, Kegon Waterfall, the endless electronic shops, the Hard ...

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