Travel Blogs from Taito
17/6/11 Checked in at 630 am then later boarded. It was Max's first jumbo jet flight so she was quite excited!! Total flight time was 3hr 50mins. Once landed we caught the train to our hotel where we would pick up our tour the next day. Evening dinner was purchased from the 7-11 noodles!
18/6/11 Day of sorting out itineries, emails, …
Day 55 of Andy and Suez's Great Adventure
Early-ish start this morning as we had an orientation meeting with Lisa and the rest of the group at 8 to let us know what we could do and various helpful hints for getting around Tokyo.
Early start - late start
As instructed we were all down at the reception area for 8, but there …
Day 54 of Andy and Suez's Great Adventure
Well, today was our first full day in Tokyo and we were on our own as we wouldn't be meeting the rest of the group until 6pm tonight. Therefore, after we had showered and gotten ready we wandered down to the hotel reception and found, to our great delight, that there were maps and guide books …
Day 53 of Andy and Suez's Great Adventure
We've flown the Butterfly. Or left the hotel for the less romantic amongst you. Today sees us leaving the hotel that we have called home for the last 6 days, which doesn't sound like much but is the longest that we have spent in any one place since we left home on 9th August!
I don't think …
We left Seoul and flew to Tokyo with Tara. We stayed in a Ryokan in the Asakusa district which was replete with lots of restaurants. Tara, after living in Seoul for months, found the Tokyo subway easy to negotiate and guided her parents through the rough spots. We then took the Shinkansen to Kyoto and stayed in a family Ryokan there. Did a lot of …
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Enjoyed our stay in traditional Japanese accommodation. Near a train station but not in the centre of the city. Family really helpful and friendly, a good first impression of what to expect in Japan.
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