Travel Blogs from Tokyo, Japan

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12 long hours later and we're in Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

12 long hours later and we're in Tokyo

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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Well here we are laying in bed in the Narita hotel watching Japanese television - something everyones gotta see! The flight here was pretty long, 9 hours from Sydney. Was a bit of a shock when we first got off the plane. It was cloudy and raining ...

Karaoke King..., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Karaoke King...

A travel blog entry by rich

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... one Metro Station to see if we were ok, probably after noticing us studying one of the maps on display! Strangely, the cinemas in Tokyo seem to close fairly early, and it almost scuppered our plans to watch a movie that evening. In the event, we ...

The Greatest Thing In The World, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

The Greatest Thing In The World

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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... like a great 'cultural experience' for me to have. Hmmm, do they play baseball in the rain? Doesn't matter, because Tokyo Dome is completely covered! The efficiency at the entry gates was brilliant, although I'm pretty sure my bag wasn't checked very ...

Back to Tokyo - Mt Fuji awaits, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Back to Tokyo - Mt Fuji awaits

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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Back in Tokyo for my final couple of days in Japan, and I had a little spare time to reflect on the amazing time I had enjoyed while touring around a very unique country. While the natural features of Japan are fantastic in their own right, it is the ...

Transit, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Transit

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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Where did half of Wednesday go!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Where did half of Wednesday go!

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... the Keisei Limited Express train which took a little over an hour. My first challenge was to navigate my way on the Tokyo subway system to Tawaramachi station which was some what disappointingly easy and was soon making my way a few streets to Toukaisou ...

Hello from Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Hello from Tokyo

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... the flight we had to fill in an disembarkation card so that we could get our visa and entry to Japan. Under "Address in Japan" I wrote "Hotel in Tokyo" and still my visa was granted no worries. I now have a 90 day visa although I will only be staying for ...

Last Night, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Last Night

A travel blog entry by dane

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... people up that elevetor and telling them to go press their dirty faces against the glass, have a good look, and soak it all in until someone politely asks, "Can I help you?" ...

The Famous Five become four, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

The Famous Five become four

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Go West Young Man, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Go West Young Man

A travel blog entry by dane

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... of the four hour flight to San Francisco. From there it was just a short 11 hour flight over the Pacific to Tokyo. My first view of Japan was Mt. Fuji burning red with the setting sun. And since I would probably only recognize a half dozen landmarks ...

Tokyo by Night, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo by Night

A travel blog entry by dane

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... signs telling you a thousand different things. While at it's core it is overwhelmingly visually stunning, a walk through Tokyo's streets at night is a multi-sensory experience. Pachinko bells and music echo through the narrow walkways, the chatter of ...

Gothwatch, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Gothwatch

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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It's go, go, go!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

It's go, go, go!

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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... in Tokyo so make sure you check them out. But here are a few things I, as a first time visitor in Tokyo, noted (I'm updating this having left Japan and these points are valid for the rest of the country as well as Tokyo). 1 Japanese people are so ...

Tonight Matthew I am....totally useless at singing, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tonight Matthew I am....totally useless at singing

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... wore eye pacthes so some reason and there were fruit cakes dressed up like nursey rhymn characters. Before heading back I checked out the big square at Shibuya for the flashing lights of Tokyo.....then crashed battered still from a weekend of ...

Back to the mayhem..., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Back to the mayhem...

A travel blog entry by rich

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... one year since it had opened, so plenty of beer was consumed that evening to celebrate its birthday. My previous visit to Tokyo coincided with the spring vacation, so it was full of groups of English teachers, whereas this time there were more ...

Building an appetite for a feast, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Building an appetite for a feast

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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... didn`t prove anything that`s for sure. Walking through some more of the malls I got the overwhelming feeling that everything in Tokyo seems to have a really polished finish to it. No half measures, and everything just works! Jumping back on the train ...

Kieran does Karaoke, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Kieran does Karaoke

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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... of Shiho and Yoshi were leaving Tokyo to go back to their home in the north, so we met up with them at a restaurant below Tokyo Station for an early lunch. After that we headed to the electronics hub Akihabara for a look at the latest gadgets. It was 7 ...

Reinforcements have arrived!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Reinforcements have arrived!

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Crockwork Trains, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Crockwork Trains

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Sake, Sex and the Love Hotels of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Sake, Sex and the Love Hotels of Tokyo

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... yet so we thought we’d have a glimpse into the future. But sadly, we were in for a big disappointment. I guess coming to Japan we expected an ultra modern city with gadgets and gizmos we’d never seen before. I’m not sure what we expected ...

Window Shopping, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Window Shopping

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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Headed to Akihabara in the morning, Tokyo's electronic shopping district, with no intention of buying anything but being attracted to most things techy felt I should make the pilgrimage. Certainly tempting once there though not to part with Yen on a ...

A long way down, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

A long way down

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... fill for the day. In the evening I scooted off to Shinjuku again to see a site I had planned on seeing before arriving in Japan, Tokyo's skyline at night. At the Tokyo Metropolitan building you can go up to the top floor of either tower where there are ...

Hello from tokyo everyone we are at the ..., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Hello from tokyo everyone we are at the ...

A travel blog entry by worldismycanvas

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... the flight in was surprisingly sparsely built on. There was a lot of agricultural land (rice fields I presume) and the roads around Tokyo were not crowded as I expected. The airport is very clean. calm and quite even though there are a lot of people ...

The land of the rising sun, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

The land of the rising sun

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Tokyo, Japan - It was very exciting waiting for and boarding the bullet train to Tokyo. The bus was almost as expensive and four times longer. The trains are always on time, if not, the conductor will continue to apologize throughout the journey! Amazing! ...

The Star Wars Cantina, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

The Star Wars Cantina

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Hard lessons in Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Hard lessons in Tokyo

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... down at a table and accepting "free" snacks ask if there is a charge, don't panic, just smile and wave.     Tokyo day 2: After a good nights rest and some lessons learnt we were ready once again to tackle the city. This time we bought a 1 day ...

Completely Lost In Translation, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Completely Lost In Translation

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... An hour train journey over to the main bus station and a ticket over night to Hiroshima. So not long so far in Japan, but first impressions...... The people are soooo friendly. Theres not many westerners here, even in the main bus station, so when ...

Tokyo!!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo!!

A travel blog entry by canaussie

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... that in a city, where people are normally colder and indifferent is an incredible surprise. We LOVE Japan! Canaussie rating: Shopping in Tokyo (ok, window shopping for us): 5 Shibuya crossing: 5! Coupon restaurants and vending machines: ...

Club Wire, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Club Wire

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Back to Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Back to Tokyo

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... wear and spent a few hours trying to wake up. Grabbed the free brekkie again before heading off to Kyoto station for the return to Tokyo. Our train passes ran out today so we would have to spend 2 more nights there. We had booked a place at the Guess ...

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