Tag Archives: Tokyo

A tech-y loo in Tokyo

This is why I love Japan. Innovation takes place even in the loo. Take this toilet in the JR Shingawa station. Self-explanatory picture – they use technology to take the guesswork out of queuing for available stalls. Not only do … Continue reading

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Dashing through Ueno Park, Tokyo

So I only had one morning. Actually less than that. I only had about an hour or two to spare before we had to check out to catch a plane home. I was in the Shinagawa Prince complex. Initially I … Continue reading

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>Going home

> Morning at the Honke Bankyu. Woke up to bright sunlight flooding the room. For a minute I thought I overslept till noon. The light looked like the morning was already well underway, but actually it was only 4am. The … Continue reading

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>Tsukiji – land of fish and swords

> It was grey but very bright at 4.30am when I woke up. The plan was to head to Tsukiji market, load up on the freshest sushi ever before continuing on the next leg of my solo adventure to Honke … Continue reading

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>At large with a Princess in Tokyo

> It was raining the night I left Disney for the bright neon of Ginza. A stuffed backpack on my back, a bulging Monsters Inc. briefcase in one hand and a Disney plastic lunchbox swinging crazily by its neon-green strap … Continue reading

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>Day 15 Tokyo and home!

> Last day in Japan! Woke up to another great blue-sky day, which made me feel even more regretful that its my last in Japan. The buffet brekkie in the Villa Fontaine was really good value. It was packed with … Continue reading

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>Day 14 Miyajima and Tokyo

> Last day in Japan! Woke up to fogged up windows, a sea of scarlet and gold leaves across the road, the murmur of water, a great breakfast and regret. I felt sad to leave Auberge Watanabe after being so … Continue reading

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