New Otani Inn Tokyo
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... journey starts in Tokyo as he tried to wade through the city to find our hostel.
Alistair: Housemate and Anime enthusiast, with three prior visits to Japan under his belt, his sound understanding of Nihongo (Japanese Language) made him the Japanese Master.
David: My other house mate who was far too tall for Japan, David was destined to hit his head on every low doorway. Dave’s love of Shinkansen (bullet ...
... some of which I would never have picured in Tokyo.
I saw cute little detached houses, some made out of wood, some with a garden (even more rare than they are back home) and I wandered along a canal for a while, where I encountered people cycling (!) and I eventually reached a very nice area where I found some restaurants and cafés to have my lunch. I decided then and there that if it ever comes to it, I wouldn't have much trouble with living in Tokyo for a ...
... in Japanese); we ended up paying the minimum amount and then topping up before we exited at our destination station.
[Natalie is a big fan of the subways. When the cars are empty-ish, she loves brachiating (monkey-barring) along the myriad of handholds from one end of the subway car to the other.]
We had a nice walk through the old village towards the Senso-ji Buddhist temple, the oldest temple in Tokyo. We were lucky to visit on ...
... arrives. Snacks are cheap and there are a wide variety to chose from. Beef and rice and a bowl of miso soup for 450 yen. We tok the metro to Ueno and walked around the park where all the museums were and then back to Hamamatsucho station for our tour. We went to the top of the world trade centre for the panoramic view of Tokyo. Helps to get your bearings, then off in the bus to the emperor's palace, a temple and trip down the river by ...
... and she felt like she was in a musical or something. The Abercrombie shop was a bit crazy and went with the nightclub theme so was really dark with pretty loud music and aftershave instead of air. Tim couldn’t handle it for very long. After drifting past many beautiful jewellery shops (that Tim wouldn’t let Nomes go in) we ended up in Tokyo Dome city. The big rollercoaster had broken down though to Tim’s dismay (and maybe Nomes’ relief) so ...