Travel Blogs from Tokyo, Japan

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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! ...

Walking for the 7 Lucky Gods, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Walking for the 7 Lucky Gods

A travel blog entry by jp2005

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... rice bales and carries a mallet that he uses to scatter money around. Both gods are very cheerful and extremely popular in Japan. Now we have our 7 gods and we even have the boat, their treasure craft, that they sail into the harbor every ...

Kichijoji, Inokashira Park, and Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Kichijoji, Inokashira Park, and Asakusa

A travel blog entry by jp2005

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... productions of Studio Ghibli. Leaving the park it's a short stroll over to the eclectic town of Kichijouji. Kichijouji is outside Tokyo's 23 wards, but is still well located and easy to get to from almost anywhere in Tokoy. Its an interesting ...

From old emperors  to young Goths., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

From old emperors to young Goths.

A travel blog entry by nikolasdm

... werd het klassensysteem van de samoerai afgeschaft en begon, vanwege de keizer zijn interesse voor het Westen, de modernisering van Japan. Met die geschiedenis in het achterhoofd was het dan ook niet al te verbazingwekkend om een enorme drukte aan de ...

The Day we watched some more views, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

The Day we watched some more views

A travel blog entry by mitsukishiroi

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... -- a smaller station directly in the Yamanote line's path. It's particularly well known because two of the most prestigious universities in Japan (Keio and Waseda) are close to the station. As such, a lot of ramen bars can be found along the Meiji dori, ...

Where the toilets talk!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Where the toilets talk!

A travel blog entry by ollieandlaura

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... that was catching a Frisbee and playing football with its owner. It had talent! Justin Lee Colins did a series on Channel 5 about Japan and Tokyo before we left home. He portrayed it as a mad city but with socially inept people. From what we've ...

Back to Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Back to Tokyo

A travel blog entry by jcbeep

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Niks bijzonders, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Niks bijzonders

A travel blog entry by jorrr

Tjah, we hadden het al een beetje gezien op het weerbericht, maar als we wakker worden is het toch echt waar. Nog steeds donkere wolken en dus geen goede dag voor Kamakura, waar lange wandeltochten op het programma staan. We stellen het nog een dagje ...

Last Day in Tokyo  :-(, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Last Day in Tokyo :-(

A travel blog entry by virtualshan

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Well, spent my last day seeing as much of the city as possible - Tsujiki...Roppongi...various other areas I'm too jetlagged to spell properly.... More detailed entry to ...

Een druk dagje, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Een druk dagje

A travel blog entry by jorrr

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... De Denker in het midden bovenaan. De rest is nog even zoeken, maar misschien vind iemand er meer!? Daarna ging onze reis naar Tokyo station, wat vlakbij Ueno ligt. Ons doel daar is het Imperial Palace. (Tussen  haakjes; mij is verteld dat 1 hectare ...

It's kind of different here!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

It's kind of different here!

A travel blog entry by fxdacat

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Somewhere after the International Date Line, it's already day two of my Japan adventure.  I arrived in Narita Airport at approximately 4:15pm Tokyo time (that's 2:15am EST).  I was a little nervous coming out of the arrival gate.  My ...

The Rain Never Bothered Me Anyway!, Shibuya, Japan travel blog

The Rain Never Bothered Me Anyway!

A travel blog entry by kiyomiran

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Like I've mentioned before, although I grew up in many different cities in many different countries, I consider Tokyo as my primary home because I was born there and I've spent a longer time there than in any other cities. I got back on Sunday night, and ...

Back to Tokyo, Minato-ku, Japan travel blog

Back to Tokyo

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

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... much sooner but we had reserved seats together on our scheduled train. They have trains leaving every few minutes from Osaka with Tokyo as a final destination. We took advantage of the break to have lunch in the terminal. Gina got a combo that came ...

Crazy Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Crazy Tokyo

A travel blog entry by sabinekim

I am now in Tokyo, well, at bit outside of busy downtown which is really good. After hard work at Nikko Park lodge I need to relaxe and feel that I am on holliday, I kind of forgot being around other travellers - being the receptionist again !! I think ...

Flight Status, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Flight Status

A travel blog entry by fhsjapan2010

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... for our flight status. We're on flight 8 and once we leave about 2:30 AM your time, short of storms in Newark, whatever they post should be accurate (you can even watch our flight on the world map). Our flight to O'Hare is 1187. Good bye from Tokyo ...

Loving Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Loving Tokyo

A travel blog entry by karenkost

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... to upload photos before we left.  This was to be photo night, hopped up on chocolate we were good to go; oh well next trip.  We leave for Kyoto in the morning. We have had a great time in Tokyo.  The people were all so friendly and kind. ...

Lay over in Tokyo on the way home to Penang, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Lay over in Tokyo on the way home to Penang

A travel blog entry by alexapril604

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... would setup our flights to and from with long lay overs in countries we had not seen before. This trip is was Germany on the way and Tokyo, Japan on the way back. We had little time in Japan, but it was so nice to see this country and all that you hear ...

Back in Tokyo - Sumo, plastic food & fish markets, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Back in Tokyo - Sumo, plastic food & fish markets

A travel blog entry by sophiatravels

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... I really wish you could get live prawns in Australia; they taste so much better. Other highlights of our last days in Tokyo included the beautiful imperial gardens, a shrine (the Yasukuni shrine) that was dangerously supportive of some of the most dubious ...

New York, Rio, Tokyooooooo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

New York, Rio, Tokyooooooo

A travel blog entry by arodin

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...   From Nagoya we took the Willer Express bus to Tokyo. Only 6,5 hours to go.... It was already dark by the time we got there - just perfect for visiting Roppongi, the Tokyo Tower and enjoy the evening ...

Our first steps to becoming travelling geniuses!, Akihabara, Japan travel blog

Our first steps to becoming travelling geniuses!

A travel blog entry by delsanders

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... all were very weird and wonderful! There was one shop that sold solely punk clothes (apparently there' s a big punk scene in Tokyo). The clothes in there were pretty awesome, especially the leather jackets, I got chatting to a nice Japanese girl who ...

kav 11 tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

kav 11 tokyo

A travel blog entry by shirbil

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... a great time, it was such a nice day! but we kept walking and walking - it is so annoying that there are no street names in japan! after getting lost for a bit, we got to what we thought was the place, but it looked more like a junk room then a museum, ...

DISNEYLAND TOKYO!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

DISNEYLAND TOKYO!

A travel blog entry by nemo_s

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... ut kunde man genast se hotellen (för de som stannar flera dagar) och spåret där Disneyparkens eget tåg går därifrån till Tokyo. Solen sken och det var så mycket människor överallt! Först när man kommer in är det som en liten gågata ...

Well-fed Zombies on a Geisha Hunt, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Well-fed Zombies on a Geisha Hunt

A travel blog entry by jhenley87

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... language! Back at the apartment, Brittany promptly zonked out and I began planning the next day. Before going to sleep I discovered Japan's most startling and greatest innovation: the toilet. Ah the toilets! What back home is a humdrum symbol of a banal ...

Maid Café, Fish Market..., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Maid Café, Fish Market...

A travel blog entry by jasmins_world

... them and (if you pay for it) you get to play games with them or take pictures. My next stop was at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings which have a free viewing deck in their twin towers. I was there just before sunset and the views were amazing ...

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