Hotel Nobes Chofu
Travel Blogs from Chofu
... seemed to happen on that side of the room despite there being lots of potential buyers inspecting the tuna.
After handing back our vests we explored the public area of the markets. These were fairly typical markets with fresh and packaged food, knives and household items for sale. Scattered throughout the markets were sashimi and sushi restaurants. The information about the markets said to choose a place with a line, but not a long line as ...
Funny how you come across the best things by accident. As we were coming out of our subway stop looking for the Tokyo toy museum when we stumbled upon the Tokyo fire museum. It was a fabulous museum filled with old fire trucks and helicopters. Kids had a ball playing with all the interactive activities. Got some fabulous photos and best of all it was free. Kids enjoyed the toy museum when we finally got there. It was in an old school built ...
... the only one to stick to the plan ;-).
A Tauck representative meets us at Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport and arranges transfer to our historic landmark hotel : Sofitel Legend Metropole. Peggy Gundlach’s luggage, unfortunately, does not make the tight connection in Tokyo so she has to file a baggage claim.
The hotel is in downtown Hanoi, 40 minutes from the airport. We drive past many interesting sights,including the wholesale ...
... of Mt Fuji from the top of the cable car ride and all
around the lake. The only thing we didn’t have time for was the
nearby amusement park that we hadn’t realised existed! It was an
awesome day trip anyway and the perfect way to round out our first
stint in Tokyo. Next time we’ll have to come back in July/August
and actually climb Mt Fuji! On our way back we snuck out to the ski
shop district just before they closed and bought new Salomon shoes!
In Shinjuku there is the Tokyo Government Building. It offers a roof top observatory for free, so off we went to the top floor. The view was pretty amazing. Wandered the streets of Shinjuku and then headed to Yoyogi park. A really beautiful park with many interesting sights. A lot of people want to be seen here and have various acts they perform to entertain others.
Our next stop was Omotesando. It has a wide tree lined boulevard thats reminiscent of ...