Hotel Xebec

2-13-7 Negishi, Taito, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto, 110-0003, Japan | Inn
 

Travel Blogs from Taito

On The Plane Take II/Ramblings

A travel blog entry by kwesty92

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... the vernacular, which can be deciphered using the “Singlish” iPhone app. I can understand the English spoken professionally fairly well, but at places like hawker centers, the accents and colloquial phrase use become so heavy that it takes some serious effort to decipher what people are saying. It took me probably a month to figure out that it was always the same simple question of “Are you having here?”, ...

The Beginning: The Longest Flight In The World

A travel blog entry by kaseymit

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... post? Okay, fine. It will be fine. First movie: Iron Man 3.... Thanks, but no thanks. I didn't even bother with it, and instead slept/read until the 2 hour TV break. Upon the break to TV I plugged in my headphones and went to channel 3. TV is playing, in English. Some show with Sandy Cohen from the OC and Piper Perabo from Coyote Ugly. A little too action-packed for me, but it'll do. That ended and an hour long documentary about 2 extremely nerdy ...

My first day exploring

A travel blog entry by backpacktime

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... at: 1) Walking in circles. I'm no longer embarrassed seeing the same construction workers 3 times in 10 min. 2). Pointing to pictures and hoping I'm going to like the food. I'm 2:1 for now. 3) Reading maps, well, sort of. I got good at realizing I need to take a picture of the map at the info center bc I can't remember to count how many blocks I've gone. (See #1 ...

Warm water sprays

A travel blog entry by franso

45

... but at the moment it is difficult to enjoy as we are almost considering to party through the night as there are no beds to sleep on. Sitting in a hotel lobby, after the next turn down, we are searching online but it already turned Sunday (12:30) we are not even able to book an expensive hotel option. As we are about to really give up, the hotel clerk becomes our savior: he locates the last room, in a nearby hotel, and arranges a taxi, all in a matter of minutes. ...

Culture Shock

A travel blog entry by jinx44

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... how large the city was. Another thing worth mentioning was the fact that bicycles were huge in Tokyo, mostly consisting of cruiser style bikes, complete with integrated rear-tire locks. Theft and crime overall seems to be a very minimal aspect of everyday life in Japan. Dinner was excellent that night after walking all day. We ate at a small little place next to where we were staying. It was a type of fast food noodle place, which was fairly inexpensive and ...

Location

This inn, located on 2-13-7 Negishi, Taito, is near Ueno Zoo, Tokyo National Museum, National Science Museum, and National Museum of Western Art.
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