Otsuka City Hotel
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... t worn trainers Even if they would have allowed it, I would have felt like a right prat.
The decor was minimal but classy, black with gold features. There was a live band playing light music, drum, double bass, piano which completed the opulent feel of the place.
The menu came along, it was a bit of a shock. The very first thing on the menu was a £90 caviar starter. Thankfully most other items were cheaper, as comfortable as Craig is I was concerned! ...
... needed a beer as well. My guidebook gives me
several options in the area, all of which were fairly expensive, but one caught
my eye, my ‘let’s make tonight as cheap but inebriated as possible’ eye.
Geronimo is a fairly well known expat dive, so I was hoping to go in and
have well to do businessmen pay my drinks for me as I charm my way around the
bar. To put it lightly, I was successful. After a few rounds I headed out with
... br> In between the festival parts, we managed to get standing room tickets for one of the last kabuki shows of the season at the Kabukiza Theater. After a long morning of walking already, standing for an hour at the top row of a stuffy theater while watching a play in a language that you didn't understand was a total feat of strength. The story as told to us by our tour guide: A man's sister was mistakenly killed by the local lord. He and his wife were mourning, ...
... bad and people seemed to be going about their
working day perfectly normally (even the building guys were working
next door to us) so we decided it must be safe. We headed to the
Ropping Hill area which at the time was holding the Tokyo film
festival. We tried to get a ticket for the opening film where Tom
Hanks was presenting but of course it was sold out. The area itself
turned out to just be lots of expensive shops so we quickly ...
... ordered. In the end, we bought leftover yakitori from a nice old man who took the time to explain, using gestures and very limited English, just what every skewer was. So we also discovered that the flashier the place, the less appealing it is, or should be, really.
In the end, we discovered that a trip is all you make it out to be, and that you really can't dwell on the negative because the trip will otherwise just suck. For us, it was a really good day.