Okura Frontier Hotel Ebina
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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As we arrived at Tokyo Narita Airport, I first noticed that everything was very clean and sterile. The whole quarantine thing at customs was very odd. Taking the train from the airport to Tokyo was fun because I had the opportunity to see some of rural Japan on the way. All of the buildings and homes are very organized and it ...
... was the main reason that we were here - Half pipe Tokyo! What we hadn't counted on however were the queues - it took us 45 minutes to get on. For someone reason, we had thought that because it was a glorified arcade, the queues would be much smaller than a theme park. It turns out we were wrong. It did give us a chance to work out how to play though. Essentially, two people go on a big snowboard that goes up and down a huge half pipe. In the middle, you both have to stamp ...
... on the train you forget which way it's going to go and nearly fall over when it sets off, then you think it wouldn't be a lot of fun if this thing crashes, and then it all suddenly clicks into place and you stare at the floor and look as bored as all the other passengers. We emerged from the station into Tokyo proper, first stop one of Tokyo's biggest department stores. We expected Debenhams on acid, all we got was Debenhams, it was a nice Debenhams, more Sheffield ...
... br> Paul (Me): Along for the ride and cultural experience, with paper based instructions to get to all our accommodations, I was the Hostel Directions master, guiding us safely to our temporary homes.
Derek: Data Analyst and Programmer from Melbourne, Alistair and David quickly became friends with Derek at the hostel.
Grace: Also from the East Coast, Alistair and David also met her at the hostel while I was with my host family.
Kaz: Japanese ...
... make my way over to my capsule hotel in Ikebukuro which is in located North-West of the city. It took a good half an hour until I arrived at the hotel. The hotel was very similar to the first capsule hotel and was a men's only hotel again. After checking in and dumping my luggage off I went to check out the surrounding area. In my little booklet I got given in the first capsule I seemed like this area had a lot of life and soul which is one of the reasons I wanted to stay ...