Takanawa Tobu Hotel
Travel Blogs from Minato
... mix. From walking around this neighbourhood you would guess that Japanese men have the same tastes as young teenage boys!
After having some dinner we then headed back to Shibuya for a drink and some night time photos before deciding to call it a day. Tokyo is very different to anywhere we've been before and it was fun to explore, if not a little challenging as most locals don't speak a word of English and we know absolutely zero Japanese!
By the time I landed, it was the early morning of the 27th. Thankfully I avoided the screaming babies and the drooling neighbors, and just barely kept enough sanity to make it out alive. As I stepped foot off the plane for one more layover, I am forever legal drinking age (18+ in Asia, and I will turn 21 before returning to the ...
"Let me tell you, Iranians like America", he said. I was in the elevator at the ACE Inn in Tokyo when a business man got on. "I want to invite you to come to Iran", he said.
The big plus to travel is meeting average citizens from other countries and getting their perspective on their country as well as your own. The citizens of other countries are always so different from what we have always been led to believe. Our governments and news media paint the image of issues ...
... such as udon, tempura and don. We had some awesome Thai (Kaffir Lime) and Vietnamese (Ciao! Bamboo) dinners in Harajuku. They were right next to a popular Gyoza bar we wanted to try but the line was always too long. We also went to a great seafood place near our hotel called Kaikaya by the Sea and a really interesting wine bar called Draemon across the road. They advertise themselves as Italian but it's a combination of ...
... Japanese restaurant serving delicious
dishes in a japanese style room wehre you take off your shoes to sit
down in the sunken table. Kamakura was a really pretty town and had a
few french inspired/ french shops such as Leonardis. Missed seeing
the famous large Buddah, and it was probably too crowed to get there,
so will have to go back next time. Japanese festivals are great and
such an atmosphere with the see of locals and markets set up. After