The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
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I reached Narita Airport at 8 am in the morning. Narita is a good 90 minutes away from Tokyo. I took the bus into town and was greeted by my friends Alex and Amanda. Of course the bus was perfect: clean, quiet, comfortable and exactly on time.
Alex and Amanda were staying at the fancy Ritz Carlton in the heart of Tokyo city in a …
... br> We ate the skewers, chatted with the locals, then felt like moving on to another place. We picked another place and sat down while ordering some drinks. Here, in our somewhat inebriated state that we picked up from the last place we sat down at, we met Asaf Weis, who was in town for a packaging exhibition, as in the packaging you throw away after you’re done with your pre-packed meal. We chatted a bit, drank plenty, and each went on our merry ways to catch some highly required shuteye.
... ended up buying a few discs, but I did get limited edition Tower Records Fuchico. Coppu no Fuchico (Fuchico on the cup) is the latest Japanese craze, a tiny cute 4cm figurine that you hang on the edge of your cup or glass.
In the evening, I went to my second concert of the trip. Like Dreams Come True, Love Psychedelico are a band I heard on my first visit to Japan in 2001. Although they sing in Japanese, often there is English lyrics in ...
... the 350th floor or whatever, the sun was setting.
It was a beautiful sight though. Even with the thick blanket of smog covering the city (which I hadn't really noticed until then) you could see Tokyo spreading out far and wide. I went up another "100 floors" and saw the city become even smaller below. It got dark. I was tired and stayed a while longer, whilst the lights in the city started to sparkle. And I decided it had been one of the best days of the trip yet.
... out we passed the fish tank we stood near earlier. Noticeably fewer fugu were swimming in it now. Despite not sitting near any smokers I still left smelling like an ashtray. Something I hadn't experienced after eating at a restaurant for almost a decade. Good thing I now have those extra shirts.
After more than 12 hours exploring some of Tokyo's neighbourhoods it was time to return to the hotel for a much needed rest before a very early start the next ...