Hikari House

1-1-22 Hyakunincho, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto, 169-0073, Japan | Inn
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Day One

A travel blog entry by mattcgilbert

... a taxi... Actually more like $350 because Charlie handed the driver over 200 by mistake and unluckily we happened to get the only ******* in japan as our taxi driver who just pocketed the money without saying a word.

We spent our first night aimlessly wandering the streets with cans of asahi until 3 in the morning hopelessly trying to find a bar with a hint of life. This ended up being a futile effort however the sheer size and beauty of Tokyo still managed to captivate ...

Second day in Tokyo

A travel blog entry by helenclare


... proud owner of a very typical see-through umbrella!!! We then walked round the Imperial palace gardens, where lives the home of japanese midgies - beware!!! We then hopped on the underground to Asakura to find a bite to eat. We finally found a dish with deep fried chicken, a lush meal and chopstick stills are getting much better! So much so I am now a proud owner of a beautiful pair of turquoise ...

The all-nighter

A travel blog entry by tomgreen

... BBC, traveling the world making short films about other countries' culture - mainly the strange aspects. As a result, Eric new a lot of weird stuff. We met up and got the metro to Shibuya to an international bar called HUB, where I discovered Eric's other purpose for the evening - to meet girls. I was happy to go along with the plan (for his sake, obviously) and we spoke to as many girls as possible. I am not sure how much Eric enjoyed this in the end, because all the girls ended ...

Day 7 - Ghibli Museum and Akihabara

A travel blog entry by mattrobinson


... which is a shame as the artwork areas were amazing. There's also a small cinema which shows an exclusive 15 minute short, and the ticket price included admission to one showing. We spent nearly 3 hours there in all, and the gift shop was hard to move in it was so busy! Afterwards we headed to Akihabara, known as Electric Town, it is full of shops selling the latest electronics. We had dinner at Pizza Salvatore Cuomo, the tables were booked up for an hour and a ...

More Tokyo

A travel blog entry by charliebolinger


... said that it had closed or moved or something. He also told me the nearest one was way across town. Frustrated, I hailed another cab and talked him down from about $20 to $14. The Hostel was the Ace Inn in the Akebonobashi area. I got a room that was a capsule type room with 48 other people in the room. I was settling in for a short nap and wound up sleeping through the night. I guess al the walking around really tired me out. There's always tomorrow. ...


This inn, located in the Shinjuku/Nakano/Suginami area of Shinjuku, is near Meiji Shrine, Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office (TMG), Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and Shinjuku.
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