The Strings by InterContinental Tokyo
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After a good night sleep and an average (yet complimentary...) breakfast, we returned to our room to rest for a bit, packed all our luggage, and headed to town after a short rest.
We visited some beautiful gardens, saw the Royal palace (from afar), visited a lovely shrine and did some electronics shopping.
The main thing we faced today is …
After a rather early start, we arrived at Incheon airport in 50 minutes, apx. 2 hours before our flight to Tokyo.
We then went to the huge check-in line, only to realize after a couple of minutes, that since we've had an web check-in (DO THAT!!!), we could go to counter C16 and check-in in less than a minute.
Then we had a 10-minute queue …
... forest that consists of 120,000 trees of 365 different species, which were donated by people from all parts of Japan when the shrine was established.
Since it was built in 1920, I suppose the Samurai probably could have visited on horseback but they probably also could have just drove to it in a Ford Model T?
As we entered the shrine area, there was a large bamboo fountain with a series of bamboo ladles laid out around it. I was about to pour myself a ...
And so comes the end of the Japanese part of my adventure. Travelling is certainly a funny existence. Your life suddenly revolves around food, transport and accommodation, three things that I don't have to think about much in my usual day to day existence. Japan has been a great place to travel in all of those respects. As a form of goodbye (or sayonara) to Japan, I decided to compile a list of things I loved about it (in no particular order): It is a really safe ...
... which was now starting to fall apart due to water damage, and looked for Maid Café. It said the most famous of these bars was called @home.
We found it and moved into an elevator. Four of the floor numbers had signs next to them indicating their belonging to @home. We pushed the button, went up, and let our anxious anticipation ready us as the doors opened.
We were welcomed by a cute looking girl, who was most assuredly a full grown woman made and dressed up to look like ...