Travel Blogs from Tokyo, Japan

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High-Tech Japan, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

High-Tech Japan

A travel blog entry by izzy35

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... is way faster than usual it was 50 times  faster than at home. Ther was a key that you had to put it in this little slot to make the lights work. This way you dont leave the light swich on.The subway could take you any where in tokyo near and far. ...

First full day in Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

First full day in Tokyo

A travel blog entry by lweinreich

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Our first full day in Tokyo and it is raining heavily. The people here all look Chinese, so we feel comfortable (it seems like we are just walking in Markham except people are driving on the left side of the road, it is a bit cleaner, a bit more ...

Neon signs and Gents in G-string, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Neon signs and Gents in G-string

A travel blog entry by herriejeroenski

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... grace, that it would make a ballet-dancer jealous. A great great day and a must see if you visit Japan! 15-09-2012 Another must see in Tokyo is the famous fish market. This huge market was very lively from very early in the morning. Everybody was ...

Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo

A travel blog entry by shane-paula

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Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Harajuku

A travel blog entry by amynp

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... to head back to the Square Enix shop. We did some shopping for Anthony and got Tim the only present he wanted from Japan. We ended up getting a few things, including some rare final fantasy jewelry (queue Final Fantasy Victory music!). We headed back into ...

Our second  last full day in Tokyo., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Our second last full day in Tokyo.

A travel blog entry by steveandtam

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... of course I started doing the Simpsons monorail exclamation - much to the disgust of my handsome husband. We had such a beautiful view of ToKyo Bay - it was magnificent! We met a friendly old man on there who wanted to test out his English skills - after ...

Morioka to Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Morioka to Tokyo

A travel blog entry by chrisharrison

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... We were staying in Asakusa this time in Tokyo, so we changed at Ueno, taking the subway to Taramachi.So much warmer in Tokyo! After finding and checking into another Toyoko Inn, we headed out again for Shinjuku.   We were aiming to do a ...

Day in Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Japan travel blog

Day in Shinjuku

A travel blog entry by j-san

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First real day in Tokyo today. Didn't have anything planned so just decieded to go into the main area of shinjuku since it's only about 2km away. On the way we stopped off at a rather pricey bakery which was really good. Only they didnt give us enough ...

Harajuku and Shibuya., Harajuku, Japan travel blog

Harajuku and Shibuya.

A travel blog entry by j-san

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... a stroll in Yoyogi park. At Yoyogi park they had these enclosures where you could let your dog run around free. But being Japan it was seperated into weight groups. Also a few homeless people there, some doing strange performances as a way of busking. ...

Ueno, Ueno, Japan travel blog

Ueno

A travel blog entry by j-san

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... spectacular in spring when the 1000 cherry blossom trees are in bloom. We had actually come in an attempt to go to the Tokyo National Museum. I say 'attempt' because I didnt check properly and so we arrived only to find out it was closed on Mondays, ...

Karaoke, more bars and even an earthquake, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Karaoke, more bars and even an earthquake

A travel blog entry by beyond_the_sea

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... tiny, light and takes remarkably clear pictures. Alot better then the Canon IXY I was going to get. It's a really popular model in Japan. So after a bit of bargaining I got it for about AUS$460 with accesscories. Not a bad price considering we left it to ...

Karaoke, Pachinko, and Halloween..., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Karaoke, Pachinko, and Halloween...

A travel blog entry by zolab

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Happy Halloween from Tokyo!   Today I had a very strange and different Halloween, very different from trick-or-treating in Oldwick, New Jersey, that's for sure!  This afternoon we went to our friend's neighborhood, Shibuya, to find me a costume ...

We are now in Tokyo!!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

We are now in Tokyo!!

A travel blog entry by peteyrin

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We are now in Tokyo. We are not WWOOFing any more, we will tell you what we are doing as soon as we ...

Japan - Days 6,7,8, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Japan - Days 6,7,8

A travel blog entry by foozleq

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... back to rest up for dinner. For dinner, Haruna met up with us at our hotel and took us to a place to try Monja - Tokyo's version of the okonomiyaki we had tried in Hiroshima. There were definitely a lot of differences between the two meals, but a lot of ...

3 days till Japan, Pacific Ocean, Japan travel blog

3 days till Japan

A travel blog entry by ambers

"The people out there in America know that life is not as simple as what they see on the news; a word of heroes and villains, winners and losers, exploiters and victims. Yet that is how we show them night after night." -Andrew Heyward, President of ...

Map Pin, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Map Pin

A travel blog entry by johnnynomad

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Internet cafe instead of hotel, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Internet cafe instead of hotel

A travel blog entry by tayka

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... 11pm and had no intention of trying to find a hotel. Instead, I wanted to experience sleeping in an Internet café. So I found a locker at Tokyo station and dumped my backpack there. I tried to memorize where I left my bag, but the station is huge, an ...

I'm heeeerrreee, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

I'm heeeerrreee

A travel blog entry by finallytop3

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I guess I'll probably do blogs after I leave a city.  so stay tuned. ...

Yanaka and Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Yanaka and Asakusa

A travel blog entry by meaghanmcc

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... artist's galleries and studios. The three we spent the most time in were of American's who had studied at Tokyo University's School of Arts and lived in Japan for as long as 25 years. Very amazing work indeed and they were very generous to allow me to ...

Godzilla is not here, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Godzilla is not here

A travel blog entry by mixedbag

Wow that was a long flight!  13 hours! The airport in Tokyo is very large and it seems like we are walking around in a Macy's or Saks 5th Ave due to all of the high end shops and people walking around trying to entice you to enter their shop. All is ...

Fronm the USA to SE Asia, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Fronm the USA to SE Asia

A travel blog entry by lordos

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... Japan-what time it was and what day it was I was uncertain.But just being able to move was a joy.How different I thought-Japan is such a breath of fresh air  compared to the USA.The airport staff was so courteous from the baggage handlers to ...

Japan Trip 09/10, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Japan Trip 09/10

A travel blog entry by amynp

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... were transported about 500 m to the next terminal, who said we should have to walk? So far I have had a very good impression of Tokyo. A man at the main train station was so helpful, and he stopped to talk to me and make sure we knew where we were going. ...

Tokyo Flight Home, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo Flight Home

A travel blog entry by peteyrin

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A visit to Okinawa and day trippers in Japan, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

A visit to Okinawa and day trippers in Japan

A travel blog entry by sweetmochigirl

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Okaeri.. I was privileged to make a lot of trips with friends around Japan. Although all of them were great fun and I didn't have one favourite place, my experience in Okinawa was one of the most memorable...It was funny how Mary-Ann and I wreaked ...

Turning Japanese - food for thought, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Turning Japanese - food for thought

A travel blog entry by samandphil

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... stream that is hard to believe, lets just say that James has more clothes than I do! On our first evening the partying Tokyo style (which was a regular feature of the next 2 weeks) began. Having Rie as a guide was absolute bliss, she knew where to ...

Liver, Yukata and Mini rose, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Liver, Yukata and Mini rose

A travel blog entry by natoh

Slept in this morning which was nice. Nat and I have the same coldy flu thing, we've worked out that she's one more day advanced than I am so she gave it to me. CURRRRSE. So with our sore throats we went to our favourite ramen place but it was closed :( ...

Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo

A travel blog entry by vera_und_alex

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... . Es gibt lediglich zwei Moeglichkeiten...mit dem Shinkansen in 2,5h oder mit lokalen Zuegen in 10h plus 6 Mal umsteigen nach Tokyo zu gelangen. Der spacige Shinkansen kostet jedoch 140$ pro Person und hebt unterwegs fast ab :-) Das konnten wir uns nicht ...

Shinjuku, Harajuku and Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Shinjuku, Harajuku and Shibuya

A travel blog entry by athena

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... "Tory Gate" made of wood. It designates the area as holy ground. This particular shrine has THE largest Tory Gate in Japan. Impressive, non? Before entering the main shrine area there is this little water fountain you have to perform a cleansing ritual ...

This idiot is JETLAGGED!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

This idiot is JETLAGGED!

A travel blog entry by tennille

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... it was one of those screen in your seat planes, so we could watch what we wanted when we wanted! So I got into Tokyo yesterday morning and headed straight for my hostel. I was looking (and feeling) like complete shit after the flight, but knew I ...

Take me out to the ball game..., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Take me out to the ball game...

A travel blog entry by cmj

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... . In other news, I got to live out a moment from an all time favorite movie. Ridley Scott's Blade Runner was set in 2019 L.A. but modeled after Tokyo's Shinjuku district. Walking the side alleys at night was like being on the Hollywood ...

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