Travel Blogs from Shinjuku
... my father. It was no competition, my dad pushed him with one arm and the guy went flying back hitting his head on the door. Despite that the guy remained friendly. As I was talking to one girl, this one guy kept trying to tickle me. So I grabbed the girl as close as I could to express to him that I am not interested in his advances. He was just kidding, but it got annoying quick. The only other white guy in the ...
... ticket, which will cover all the trains and metros in Tokyo, is 1580 yen (about £13). Our first ride is 15 minutes or so to Ikebukuro, another mini-city where our hotel is located. The station here is not quite as big, but still seems to be massive. You go out of it through a large department store. Once I reach the 14th floor of the Metropolitan Hotel, I'm able to put my bag down and begin to enjoy this place ...
... their support for Japan in this time of crisis. One group was taking pictures of people with a sign that said 'Action for Japan.' We got asked to do it about 4 times but only did it twice. Nothing like having a group of foreigners showing their support eh. Yoyogi also had a number of food stalls along the paths as well as a little market.
It was then off to the Harajuku District. This area is famous for young people ...
... friendly though - I went up the stairs with my bags talking to the owner but didn't realise that at the first turn of the stairs - what was the roof flattens out into a mini shelf which I ended up bashing my head into - i'm lucky I didn't fall back down them lol.
Realised I also hadn't had a shower since Sydney either.. URRHHH lol - so that was first on the to do list :)
After I freshend up it was off to Tokyo to see the imperial palace - First ...
We just chilled out during the day today while Toby and kids enjoyed a trip to Tokyo tower and Adam & Dana managed to get VISA for Vietnam (Funnily enough, the apartment we stayed in Tokyo was about 30 seconds away from Vietnamese embassy).
In the evening, we went to Shinjuku to meet up with Toby and kids and we all went to Kaitenzushi restaurant (sushi on belt conveyer). I am not sure ...
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