Travel Blogs from Tokyo, Japan

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Arrival to Tokyo..., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Arrival to Tokyo...

A travel blog entry by romero

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  Greetings from Japan!!! Jose: The morning we arrived in Tokyo, which was awsome...and we found a Citibank in the airport...YAY!!! It was quite an adventure getting to our hostel. We first asked the information booth how to get there ...

bits and pieces from Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

bits and pieces from Tokyo

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... a kilometer from the place I've been staying there is a bloody big supermarket and a MacDonalds. I have been chasing all over Tokyo and spending a fortune on subway tickets, without much success,  to try and find what was around the corner all the ...

From Kyoto to Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

From Kyoto to Tokyo

A travel blog entry by corisan

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... wasn't such a big deal for me, but it seemed to cramp Dad's style for his morning cigarette outing. Our first hour in Tokyo, after checking in, was spent exploring the Hotel New Otani. The walk from the main lobby to the tower, where we were staying, ...

Ueno, Akihabara, Ginza & beyond, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Ueno, Akihabara, Ginza & beyond

A travel blog entry by corisan

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... gifts and souvenirs in hand, we headed for Ginza, where we would encounter almost the complete opposite shopping experience that Tokyo has to offer. Ginza, designed in Western fashion, is the modern locale of designer fashions, brand name galleries, ...

Honestly, I only got a little bit lost !, Shinjuku, Japan travel blog

Honestly, I only got a little bit lost !

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... . In the centre of the floor were lots of touristy shops and displays and all around the outside were windows with panoramic views of Tokyo. It was mildly interesting once the wow factor had worn off, so after 1/2 hour I took the lift back down an set off ...

Tokyo, Kapan 17th Jul - 18th Jul, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo, Kapan 17th Jul - 18th Jul

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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... ; 11am flight the next day. We didn't get to see the rush hour traffic on the trains which is supposed to be particularly mental in Tokyo, however the train was already getting busy at 5am ! It was good to see a glimpse of a city that we missed on our ...

Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... nights. Similar to all the other Super 8 hotels we have previously stayed in and at 7770Y per night for a good location in Tokyo. There were 2 computers for free internet and a phone in reception to make free international calls for up to 10 minutes per ...

I am foreskin!!!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

I am foreskin!!!

A travel blog entry by chrisquared

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... ; Birnie and I headed out from there to Shinjuku, and stumbled upon a huge area heavily concentrated with hostess bars.  Tokyo, and Japan in general are known for their hostess bars.  Japanese men head into a bar, hang out with beautiful girls ...

More Love for Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

More Love for Tokyo

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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Unable to write today. Will do my best to catch up ...

Meiji Shrine, Shibuya-ku, Japan travel blog

Meiji Shrine

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... Information. I hope that I Will stumble upon one to learn more about it and how to get an RFID for Members. Tokyo has very diverse Neighborhoods ranging from Ultra Modern Concrete& Glass towers to some very quaint small Streets with small Restaurants ...

I Love Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

I Love Tokyo

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... a taxi to the Fazil Say piano recital, I walked up to the 50+ storied Mori Tower, one of the top 5 tallest buildings in Tokyo. I had told myself that I was going to spend a quiet day at the apartment, but couldn't keep my word. For some reason I believe ...

Tokyo Cont'd, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo Cont'd

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... I was finishing off my lunch, it started to rain really hard. Hopped on the subway; got off at Ueno. I looked around for the Tokyo National Museum, but couldn't find it. Looking for refuge from the rain, my eyes searched for a Starbuck. Couldn't find one. ...

A Day I'd Rather Forget, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

A Day I'd Rather Forget

A travel blog entry by corisan

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... through my purse, my suitcase, and all of my miscellaneous shopping bags, but couldn't find my day planner anywhere. Frustrated, I called our Tokyo hotel and spoke with the Lost & Found. I'd left it behind. Dad & I went back to the station - ...

Home again in Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Home again in Tokyo

A travel blog entry by jp2005

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May 12 and back in Narita we were met by an employee from Crown Parking with our car freshly washed (told you that service from Crown is good!). Since we arrived in the morning the drive in to the city was just a couple of minutes over an hour to our ...

My Banking Saga - Tokyo Trials & Tribulations, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

My Banking Saga - Tokyo Trials & Tribulations

A travel blog entry by corisan

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... to explain that they couldn't help me. I was upset, seeing as how my check says clearly on it "To: Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi LTD, Tokyo, Japan" and to charge the Toronto account of the TD bank at the Tokyo office. It seems that none of the banks in this ...

Getting Ready, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Getting Ready

A travel blog entry by jp2005

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Getting ready for this trip started in the usual way my wife and I have developed between us for our Europe trips. We mutually decide on the destinations and she starts doing the research on the Internet and by buying a slew of books in Japanese at the ...

Fish Market, Theater, Tokyo Tower, and Jap Dinner, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Fish Market, Theater, Tokyo Tower, and Jap Dinner

A travel blog entry by romero

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5-11-2007 Fish Market, Theater, Tokyo Tower and Traditional Japanese Dinner   Ok, so we woke up a little late and decided that Mount Fuji was out of the question if we couldn't climb it. We thought about heading to Kyoto by bullet train till we ...

Tokyo Cont'd, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo Cont'd

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... to control everything that one cannot, and that one can use the services of this force by praying. Buddhism was introduced to Japan in the 6th Century, while Christianity came to the islands in the 16th. How similar all religions are... Although ...

Konnichiwa Tokyo!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Konnichiwa Tokyo!

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... on some rails so I could see the whole city. I will be flying from Beijing capital airport, T2 on China Eastern Airlines to Tokyo Narita Airport on an Airbus Industrie 330 Jet. Very surprisingly the flight time is 5 and a half hours! It looks so close on ...

Sawara, Japan, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Sawara, Japan

A travel blog entry by jp2005

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Sawara is an historic city located on the Ono River in Chiba Prefecture. From the center of Tokyo it's about 99 kilometers and on a clear traffic day, which is what we lucked out with on the Sunday we drove out there in May, you can make it to Sawara in ...

off we go, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

off we go

A travel blog entry by jp2005

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It's Tuesday in Japan - suitcases are packed - and we're soon off to Narito to catch the ANA flight to Paris. Stay tuned.....and we've arrived at Narita - only about an hour drive - and our friendly Crown Parking staff was there to meet us & take our ...

Plane to Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Plane to Tokyo

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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Despite what my Turkish service provider had said, my phone does not work in Japan, at ...

I don't speak f@%king Japanese!!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

I don't speak f@%king Japanese!!

A travel blog entry by fiandrob

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... but as we didn't want food it was no real problem. We met the first and for all we know only English speaking person in Japan. We started chatting and as we were talking we noticed that as other people came in they were being served food!! It seemed that ...

Rotary and Ninja Dinner, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Rotary and Ninja Dinner

A travel blog entry by romero

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... because A: it was at the Hyatt so we figured the food must be good and B: it is pretty much the major business area in Tokyo. Getting there was pretty easy until we actually got to Central Hyatt Tokyo. It is a huge complex right next to all the government ...

Exploring Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Exploring Tokyo

A travel blog entry by romero

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... ; This morning, we woke up ready to explore the city. First stop was Ueno, which appears to be a cultural mecca for Tokyo. Ueno Park reminded me of the Washington D.C. Mall - there were several cultural museums, art museums, science and history museums ...

Driving from Victoria, BC to San Francisco, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Driving from Victoria, BC to San Francisco

A travel blog entry by jp2005

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... no matter what they serve you are certainly going to enjoy it!   Victoria is a charming city, but somewhat sleepy by Tokyo standards. The shops & restaurants seem to close up quite early and unless you go off onto some of the side streets - ...

Still in Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Still in Tokyo

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... , which was very quiet at this hour, to the metro station. I took the subway to Ginza. LP (Lonely Planet) describes Ginza as "Tokyo's answer to New York's 5th Avenue". I don't agree. It didn't give me that feel at all. The buildings are much shorter and ...

Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Tokyo

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... airport of departure. On the other hand, had no difficulty cashing traveler's checks. They wouldn't exchange my Lebanese Pounds in Tokyo either. It seems like there is neither demand nor trust for this currency. After turning my cell on and off a ...

final day in tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

final day in tokyo

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... me a good overview of Japanese history and art. i have always been surprised by the unique manga and anime culture in japan. well, i shouldn`t be. these simply are plays on early Japanese paintings, which are quite comic-strip-like. therefore, i ...

Hiking, driving, eating our way through Italy, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Hiking, driving, eating our way through Italy

A travel blog entry by jp2005

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... Leaving Rome we decided to skip the train to the airport & have the hotel get a car for us. For 50 Euros - it's worth it (see how free I am with my advice!).  Now, back in Japan & dreaming / planning the next trip.  Till then, Ciao! ...

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