Posts Tagged: Tokyo

Mori Art Store

Tokyo¬†Series Day 8 ‚Äď Part 4 (Oct 27, 2015) I wanted to see more art museums after visiting¬†Sunnyhills but I was getting really exhausted by this time. After realizing that¬†one of the museums I wanted to visit was closed, I

Mori Art Store

Tokyo¬†Series Day 8 ‚Äď Part 4 (Oct 27, 2015) I wanted to see more art museums after visiting¬†Sunnyhills but I was getting really exhausted by this time. After realizing that¬†one of the museums I wanted to visit was closed, I

Sunnyhills – Pineapple House

Tokyo¬†Series Day 8 ‚Äď Part 3 (Oct 27, 2015) The next place I went to after Jimbocho was Sunnyhills, popular for their pineapple cakes from Taiwan. I wanted to see the pretty architecture with pineapple inspiration even if the location

Sunnyhills – Pineapple House

Tokyo¬†Series Day 8 ‚Äď Part 3 (Oct 27, 2015) The next place I went to after Jimbocho was Sunnyhills, popular for their pineapple cakes from Taiwan. I wanted to see the pretty architecture with pineapple inspiration even if the location

Jimbocho

Tokyo¬†Series Day 8 ‚Äď Part 2 (Oct 27, 2015) The next place I visited was Jimbocho, a neighborhood in Chiyoda, Tokyo that houses numerous stores with used books, antiques and publishing houses. Most of the books were in Japanese but

Jimbocho

Tokyo¬†Series Day 8 ‚Äď Part 2 (Oct 27, 2015) The next place I visited was Jimbocho, a neighborhood in Chiyoda, Tokyo that houses numerous stores with used books, antiques and publishing houses. Most of the books were in Japanese but

Origami Kaikan

Tokyo¬†Series Day 8 ‚Äď Part 1 (Oct 27, 2015) I was quite excited to plan for the last day of my trip last year because I had the liberty to choose places I do not usually go to when more

Origami Kaikan

Tokyo¬†Series Day 8 ‚Äď Part 1 (Oct 27, 2015) I was quite excited to plan for the last day of my trip last year because I had the liberty to choose places I do not usually go to when more

Tokyo Ramen Show Oct 2015

Tokyo¬†Series Day 7 ‚Äď Part 4 (Oct 26, 2015) The 4th part of our itinerary was one that Reg found online, The Tokyo Ramen Show. I was enthralled when he saw this event – what better way to experience ramen

Tokyo Ramen Show Oct 2015

Tokyo¬†Series Day 7 ‚Äď Part 4 (Oct 26, 2015) The 4th part of our itinerary was one that Reg found online, The Tokyo Ramen Show. I was enthralled when he saw this event – what better way to experience ramen

Asakusa Temple

Tokyo¬†Series Day 7 ‚Äď Part 3 (Oct 26, 2015) The 3rd part of our itinerary was the Asakusa Temple. I made sure that Reg saw this very popular tourist spot with colorful¬†temples and pagoda. We entered through the Kaminarimon or

Asakusa Temple

Tokyo¬†Series Day 7 ‚Äď Part 3 (Oct 26, 2015) The 3rd part of our itinerary was the Asakusa Temple. I made sure that Reg saw this very popular tourist spot with colorful¬†temples and pagoda. We entered through the Kaminarimon or

Stuffed in Tsukiji Fish Market

Tokyo¬†Series Day 7 ‚Äď Part 2 (Oct 26, 2015) The 2nd part of our itinerary was to visit Tsukiji Fish Market. By this time, we already missed out on the morning’s hustle and bustle but I was sure there were

Stuffed in Tsukiji Fish Market

Tokyo¬†Series Day 7 ‚Äď Part 2 (Oct 26, 2015) The 2nd part of our itinerary was to visit Tsukiji Fish Market. By this time, we already missed out on the morning’s hustle and bustle but I was sure there were

Meiji Shrine

Tokyo¬†Series Day 7 – Part 1 (Oct 26, 2015) The 7th day of our Tokyo leg was Reg’s last full day in Japan. We tried to incorporate locations that we both liked until we realized that many tourist spots were

Meiji Shrine

Tokyo¬†Series Day 7 – Part 1 (Oct 26, 2015) The 7th day of our Tokyo leg was Reg’s last full day in Japan. We tried to incorporate locations that we both liked until we realized that many tourist spots were

Reconnect in Japan

Tokyo Series Day 6 (Oct 25, 2015) The 6th day of our Tokyo leg was mainly to reconnect and build new relationships in Japan. First plan of the day was to meet up with my dear friend, Saki, who is like

Reconnect in Japan

Tokyo Series Day 6 (Oct 25, 2015) The 6th day of our Tokyo leg was mainly to reconnect and build new relationships in Japan. First plan of the day was to meet up with my dear friend, Saki, who is like

Lake Kawaguchi

Tokyo¬†Series Day 5 (Oct 24, 2015) First full day in Tokyo was spent with Reg’s relative on a tour to Mt. Fuji. It included a side trip to Lake Kawaguchi and shopping in Gotemba. Lake Kawaguchi is the second largest

Lake Kawaguchi

Tokyo¬†Series Day 5 (Oct 24, 2015) First full day in Tokyo was spent with Reg’s relative on a tour to Mt. Fuji. It included a side trip to Lake Kawaguchi and shopping in Gotemba. Lake Kawaguchi is the second largest

Ramen Hits in Tokyo

Tokyo Series Day 4 (Oct 23, 2015) From Nara, Reg and I headed back to Central Kyoto to pack our stuff and prepare for our Tokyo trip. We took the shinkansen (bullet train) from Kyoto Station and arrived in Tokyo after

Ramen Hits in Tokyo

Tokyo Series Day 4 (Oct 23, 2015) From Nara, Reg and I headed back to Central Kyoto to pack our stuff and prepare for our Tokyo trip. We took the shinkansen (bullet train) from Kyoto Station and arrived in Tokyo after

Japan Travel Tips ‚Äď Lodging & Other Facts

Here is my last entry on Japan Travel Tips focused on lodging and other facts before I share the details of my trip. I hope it comes useful to you! Lodging & Shopping I suggest picking a place near a main train

Japan Travel Tips ‚Äď Lodging & Other Facts

Here is my last entry on Japan Travel Tips focused on lodging and other facts before I share the details of my trip. I hope it comes useful to you! Lodging & Shopping I suggest picking a place near a main train

Moshi Moshi, Japan!

Moshi moshi, Japan! We meet again! Last October 2015, I had a wonderful 8-day vacation in Japan spanning Kyoto-Osaka-Tokyo. It was supposed to be a trip to Korea planned over a year ago when events¬†took a 180-turn because of Reg’s

Moshi Moshi, Japan!

Moshi moshi, Japan! We meet again! Last October 2015, I had a wonderful 8-day vacation in Japan spanning Kyoto-Osaka-Tokyo. It was supposed to be a trip to Korea planned over a year ago when events¬†took a 180-turn because of Reg’s

How To Eat Sushi

I realized I have been eating sushi wrong after watching this video by Tokyo’s Naomichi Yasuda. Watch how the master does it. Rule #1:¬†Use fingers for sushi rolls Rule #2:¬†Never combine ginger and sushi Rule #3: Never shake off soy

How To Eat Sushi

I realized I have been eating sushi wrong after watching this video by Tokyo’s Naomichi Yasuda. Watch how the master does it. Rule #1:¬†Use fingers for sushi rolls Rule #2:¬†Never combine ginger and sushi Rule #3: Never shake off soy

Japan Itinerary – May 2013

I’d like to share with you our Japan itinerary last May 2013. Check out the links below for the details of the trip. Sharing with you some love! Day 1 – Arrival at Kansai International Airport. Day 2 – Universal

Japan Itinerary – May 2013

I’d like to share with you our Japan itinerary last May 2013. Check out the links below for the details of the trip. Sharing with you some love! Day 1 – Arrival at Kansai International Airport. Day 2 – Universal