Travel Blogs from Tokyo, Japan

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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 ...

A day in Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

A day in Tokyo

A travel blog entry by timefortea

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... to be drinking a little or washing their mouths with it too. Next stop was Tokyo Station, effectively central Tokyo, where we were to pick up our JR (Japan Rail) Rail Passes. These are available only to foreign tourists, and have to be ordered before ...

A Taste of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

A Taste of Tokyo

A travel blog entry by wjrohde

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... off and partially because we wanted to see more places. The next two entries will travelogue (now a verb) those two weekends. Japan Departure: Harder Than Expected         To give Fran a taste of what I ...

飲み会, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

飲み会

A travel blog entry by chiisairisu

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Heute hab ich mal wieder Wäsche gewaschen. Nach dem Aufhängen wollte ich eigentlich wieder ein bissi Sightseeing machen, bevor ich mich mit der Sabine treffe. Aber blöderweise hab ich ein bissi Kopfweh gehabt, also hab ich mich mal hingelegt. Hab mir ...

aquarium, Up north, Japan travel blog

aquarium

A travel blog entry by hanamizukidojo

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sorry these are so long before being posted ...my camera is on the ...

Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo Disneyland

A travel blog entry by noni_matt

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... on touristy junk of course!). I couldn't think of any firework shows worth fighting the crowds for another 5 hours for. I wouldn't recommend Tokyo Disneyland to anyone else, not unless they have a lot of patience. It wasn't a total waste of time, but I ...

Fishy Business, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Fishy Business

A travel blog entry by rush

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... due to a member of the crews green face(not mine though) we escaped past the fishy delivery trucks back into the hustle of Tokyo waking up and the rush hour beginning to take full swing. Ducking into the subway we arrived in Asakusa and walked ...

Arrival in Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Arrival in Tokyo

A travel blog entry by virtualshan

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... then up early tomorrow to explore the area before dad gets here. I'm really close to the Imperial Palace and Gardens and the Tokyo Station area. I'm also going to attempt to upload pictures here, although I haven't quite gotten the hang of this site ...

Brief Stopover, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Brief Stopover

A travel blog entry by linds_and_ryan

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Japan Just Got A Lot More Expensive, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Japan Just Got A Lot More Expensive

A travel blog entry by rbdiorio

... it is in a great location, was reasonable priced for Tokyo, is really clean and the room is not too terribly small (by Japan standards).  After putting down our things and gathering our thoughts, we decided to head up to Akasukara, of Electric City. ...

Mt. Fuji -> Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Mt. Fuji -> Tokyo

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Salut tout le monde Nous allons bien. Nous revoicie a Tokyo. Nous sommes allee a un spa ce matin au Mt. Fuji, ensuite la preparation pour des bagages et up dans le bus pour Tokyo. Malheureusement pas de Mt. Fuji en vu, sauf quelques minutes du sommet ...

Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan travel blog

Tokyo

A travel blog entry by veroyjorge

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The running, the sweating..., Osaka - Tokyo, Japan travel blog

The running, the sweating...

A travel blog entry by aymi_neil

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We thought today would be fairly relaxed. We'd worked out (guessed) that we really weren't that far away from Tokyo and as the special shinky trains go about 200 mph, we'd get there in about 10 mins. So, we wandered towards a place that we thought it was ...

Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Akihabara

A travel blog entry by amynp

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... the boys are playing with remote controls cars and helicopters. Should be a nice quite night to get ready for Ginza tommorow.. BTW its day 4 in japan and we are yet to see Sushi. Pretty weird. Swanston Street here we come when we get back. Amy and Anthony ...

Day 20 - Beijing to Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Day 20 - Beijing to Tokyo

A travel blog entry by oldhamguy

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... , so it was time to put your tackle away and sit up straight (I'm sure I was told that as a child lol).   Tokyo airport was pretty painless, passed through customs and immigration with no more hassle than a quick "are you here for sightseeing" and ...

Tokyo orientation, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo orientation

A travel blog entry by charlotte_piet

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... of Sumo, Sashimi and Samurai! (Plus a whole load of things which don't fit in with the alliteration.) Our arrival to Tokyo was painless. Fears of horrendously busy airports and stations were quashed by the fact we had arrived on a bank holiday ...

Day 12 - Donunts, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Day 12 - Donunts

A travel blog entry by 1061kun

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... and a brief stop in Bangkok before heading eat to Cambodia and visiting Ankor Wat. Then back to Bangkok and fly back to Japan. Yesterday, I went to Shinjuku which is a place I like to go in Tokyo mainly because of the Kinokuniya bookstore which has ...

Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo

A travel blog entry by jramsden271

... to be heard. Neon signs and advertising billboards are everywhere, but the people are as friendly and welcoming as anywhere else in Japan. Took the driverless train (think Japanese DLR) across the harbour and over Rainbow Bridge (its real name - I was ...

A Trip Back in Time, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

A Trip Back in Time

A travel blog entry by brianneinjapan

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... weekend in February and decided to visit Tokyo at the last minute.  I flew from Kobe's new (and sparkly) domestic airport to Tokyo on Friday and instantly rediscovered my love for the city.  Tokyo is beautiful, vibrant, and has so much to ...

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