Posts Tagged ‘tokyo

Akihabara is quite special for us as this was our home for 15 days when we first visited Tokyo years ago. Seeing it again brings back good memories but also shows how much have changed in the place they call ‘Electric Town‘. Akihabara was our next stop after doing some shopping at Ameyokocho in Ueno. […]

After leaving Asakusa and arriving in Ueno, we found ourselves exhausted of the heat and decided to cool down at the Starbucks at the Ueno Station. We decided to forgo our visit to the Tokyo National Museum as we argued that we would need a lot of time going through the exhibits, which would eventually tire […]

Our third day in Tokyo led us to Asakusa where you’ll find the Kaminarimon Gate or Thunder Gate. Behind it is the Nakamise Shopping Street and Sensoji Temple. Sensoji temple is the oldest Buddhist temple in Tokyo as it was built on 628. The temple can be reached via the Nakamise, a shopping street that has been providing temple […]

Nakano Broadway

In: Japan|Travel

22 Jun 2017

We set out for Nakano Broadway in the afternoon on our second day in Tokyo. It is a shopping complex famous for its many stores selling anime items and idol goods, including more than a dozen small Mandarake stores, which specialize in manga and anime related collectibles. Nakano is about 17-20 minutes from Shibuya using […]

Rokassen is quite popular in Tokyo for providing Eat-All-You-Can (EAYC) Yakinuku with high-quality meats. It is quite difficult to just show up and look for seats as reservations are a must. This was proven when we arrived as other people who came up to the small restaurant were asked to make reservation for another day […]


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