The B Akasaka
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This provided a good value stay with, great staff and excellent location.
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It's true what they say about space being a premium in Tokyo - our room though comfortable is tiny - there is just about enough space to move around without bumping into one another.
However, you need a degree to master the toilets, they come with warm seats and a selection of water jets to keep you clean and fresh as well as a built in …
... and ‘wine.’ People would go to a shrine festival and be given rice wine to drink and they would feel happy and closer to the gods.”
Also in one of the pictures you will see Erika standing in front of a giant length of rope. I surmised it must be some kind of ceremonial hemp rope. Erika looked it up and the description is noted below.
Note: Shimenawa (標縄・注 ...
... but ended up staying for over four hours. It just kept going around every turn! My absolute highlight was the prairie dogs, because they would make this adorable little squeal every couple of minutes, and one of them looked like he was pestering the rest. Oh, and the monkeys... Due to the inappropriate things they were doing on the highest point of the mountain in their cage. Use your imagination.
For those of you unfamiliar to an onsen, as I was, it is a popular ...
... an excellent rating. With all of our belongings we went in, sat down, drank hot sake, and winded down from what had been a very lengthy and tiring day.
We really shouldn’t have, as the next part of our journey was another very confusing part. Our next task was to find the apartment. In most places, as long as you have an address as we did, this shouldn’t be a problem, however in Tokyo this is not always as simple as it seems. We are used to addresses being organised ...
... a dot-matrix printer, ATM machines and ticketing machines in the subway look like Commodore 64s. Everything has a lot of moving parts, but amazingly nothing is ever broken.
Japanese politics also seems stuck on the same issue as well--last time I was here, the big issue was that the Prime Minister, Shinjo Abe, wanted to amend the constitution to end Japan's status as a pacifist state. Right now, the big issue is. . . Shinjo Abe wants to amend ...