The Westin Tokyo
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Well, I haven't provided an update in a long time; it's time for a brief one. I'm about five months into my Asian stint and I now feel settled into life here. We now have a lot of the essentials for a wonderful life: Good friends, great community, access to cultural and mystical hubs of the world, good food, good wine, and a sanctuary for a home. …
... 5-tiered pagoda that was destroyed in WWII, but It has been restored since.
I saw the Asakusa Shrine. It was built in 1649 and is work of art. It was a busy day and time to once again utilize the train system back to central Tokyo.
I am not sure if I have mentioned it yet, but the doors open to public places by touching the handle. They almost always slide open. They don't just automatically open when you approach like in the States.
... Toronto to Chicago we stretched our bodies on the clean, clean floors of the O'Hare airport ;). Our next Yoga session was in Tokyo after failing to be able to slip on our shoes due to a severe case of "bloat foot." Jess knew the perfect yoga postures to not only shrink our feet back to their normal size, but also to give us some much needed energy after the 13 hour flight.
The various bank holidays and the days of annual leave have run out and Hannah went back to work today. It was a beautiful and bright morning. She woke at 06.30 and was out an hour later. This day is the first of several I will have like this. Its a privileged and unusual position to be in. I woke up at a good time and thought, 'I have a whole day to do something in Tokyo'. A great situation, but a fairly lonely ...
... and we ended up getting lost for a good
half hour before finally finding the bus station. After purchasing
our tickets and stoking up on snacks at the nearby convenience store
we were on our way! It was the first time I’d ever been on Japanese
roads and we got to see some nice countryside. After a two hour trip
we arrived at 2pm and quickly hoped on the next tour bus to see the
three attractions that the information lady had recommended. Got some
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Westin Tokyo Meguro
An outstandingly stellar hotel within Ebisu Garden and conveniently adjacent to the Ebisu train station.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.