Hotel Matsumotoya 1725
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... very commercial with gift giving being the main aspect. New Year's Festival in Japan is very traditional and family oriented with visits to temples and shrines being a major part of it. The giving of traditional gifts Oseibo to family, bosses and colleagues is a traditional task.
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... we survived the journey without any entertainment. It wasn't too bad, you just over think things when you expect it different things. We got told by the air hostess that we probably won't make the last train into the city and that all that was left to take were taxis that were really expensive at $50, panicking and not wanting to pay stupid money to get into the city so we ran to immigration and luckily enough we went straight through pretty much. The only thing that ...
... very humbling experience to have someone thankful to you just for being interested in their history and enjoying ourselves. This culture and their helpfulness and genuine kindness is amazing. I am loving Japan.
The boys dropped me off at the hostel and headed to the airport. I spent a bit doing my blog for the previous day and then sat chatting with the remaining travellers in the common room. I met some interesting characters from Canada, Bulgaria, and the US. We stayed ...
... present palace, completed in 1968, replaced the one built in 1888, which was largely destroyed during WWII. The current Imperial Palace is located on the former site of Edo Castle, a large park area surrounded by moats and massive stone walls in the center of Tokyo.. It is the residence of Japan's Imperial Family and for that reason the palace is closed to the public.
We spent a few hours wandering around the gardens, admiring the trees ...
... restaurant was downstairs in one of the department stores. We had a Japanese meal where we cooked our own beef, pork, tofu and vegetables in a boiling broth whilst sat around the preparation area. It was a nice experience and the meats were very good. After our late lunch we went to Toranomon where we found Japan sword, something Fraser was very excited about. In this shop there was a large selection of Samurai swords and the paraphernalia to ...
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