InterContinental Hotel Tokyo Bay
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... Funny how things change! Now, I was excited to learn about a completely different culture. Japan seemed like a peaceful, beautiful country with amazing food. I wanted to know that there was more to it than just sushi and sumo wrestling. I packed all my things into my bright ecuadorian purse, lime green northface backpack, and tiny blue suitcase. Only what I needed and nothing more.
Luly dropped me off at Union Station, which looked like a smaller, ...
... nice to get a different perspective of the city, and to see all of the pretty bridges. After the tour, the 5 of us went back to the Ginza district to do a little shopping, and then get dinner. Dinner was fantastic, and at a restaurant the three of us would never have gone into on our own. When you first walk in there were shoe lockers, so that you wouldn't be walking on the tatami mats with your shoes on. The real surprising thing about the place was that each table was isolated from ...
... reset my 30 day visa, so that in the end, I’d end up with multiple extentions for my initial 30 day on-arrival visa, b) I wasn’t even going to be in Thailand that much, most of my trip would be traveling back and forth between Thailand and other nations, and c) EVEN IF I stayed in Bangkok the whole time, it would be super easy for me to just go get a visa extenstion OR just pay the tiny fine they impose on tourists who stay longer than 30 days on a 30 ...
... Tokyo. Luckily the lady manning the counter had the lateral thinking to check flights to Haneda instead of Narita and confirmed that Delta had one departing at 5.45pm today and there were still seats left. I bought an hour at the Relax lounge upstairs for $15 and jumped onto the internet straight away. I expected I'd be looking at over a $1,000 to purchase a ticket, but surprisingly it was only about half this ($545), so factoring in the potential loss of accommodation in ...
... and chips which being Asia of course came with rice as well :)
Harajuku is home to one of Tokyo's most important cultural icons - Meiji Jingu or the Meiji Shrine. It's conveniently only a 2min walk from Harajuku station as well, considering the bustling suburbs of Yoyogi and Harajuku are within metres of the park it feels like another world entirely - the shrine is within a park that is at least the size of the botanic gardens in Sydney if ...