Travel Blogs from Sumida
2. Don't eat lunch - eat at Solamachi
3. Skytree takes about 90 minutes to visit (if you are heading to the very top)
4. Do go to the very top, but don't have large expectations
5. Go to the Sumida Aquarium, but don't expect it to be big
6. People there can speak English
7. Walk to or from Asakusa when visiting Skytree - they are within walking distance.
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... not stick out into the aisle or wake up in pain, and the TV had this wonderful stutter as if it wasn't sure what the characters in the movie were saying and it thought it had a duty to get it right before letting me hear them. I was lucky enough, as were others, to not have someone sitting next to them, so I had my little window seat toward the back of the plane, with a single seat next to me which was at the aisle. Hence, the cart rolling back and forth would have lopped off my ...
... cover 175 acres and there's plenty of space for quiet walks and mediation.
The park is located just off Shinju-ku, a street bustling with shops and crowds, One of the feature is narrow streets with hawkers ready to pull you into their store at a moment's notice.
We discovered a "hole in the wall" which served Middle Eastern food. So, we grabbed a few gyros and found that a great relief to the bombardment ...
... at all. I was so happy, and it was perfect timing because it would have been difficult to be in Japan and feeling nauseous. The food here is very different I wouldn't have been able to continue surviving on cereal, PP&J sandwiches, and fruit. I have not felt nauseous since that day either. After dinner we went to a Krispy Kreme for coffee. I couldn't believe how crowded and trendy it was in there. The place was packed with young adults dressed up for a nice ...
... the train got more and more packed and we were getting shoved around as people got on and off. It was a good initiation to Tokyo! We eventually got to Shibuya and found our hotel. Mission accomplished.
We checked in and made our way to our room. I knew it was going to be small but we were both shocked when we walked in. It was a struggle to find enough floor space to put our luggage. After some Tetris we ...
Other places to stay in Sumida
Ueno/Asakusa/Ryogoku/Adachi, Sumida | Hotelfrom $97
Ueno/Asakusa/Ryogoku/Adachi, Sumida | 3 star hotelfrom $98
Ueno/Asakusa/Ryogoku/Adachi, Sumida | 2 star hotelfrom $76
Ueno/Asakusa/Ryogoku/Adachi, Sumida | Hotelfrom $73
Ueno/Asakusa/Ryogoku/Adachi, Sumida | Hotelfrom $74
Ueno/Asakusa/Ryogoku/Adachi, Sumida | 1 star hotelfrom $95
Ueno/Asakusa/Ryogoku/Adachi, Sumida | 1 star hotelfrom $69