Our Last Day in Tokyo: Odaiba

Our Last Day in Tokyo: Odaiba

On the last day of our trip, I had mixed emotions – excited by the prospect of seeing family and friends again, but sad that … View Post
Views of Tokyo: Tokyo Tower

Views of Tokyo: Tokyo Tower

Tokyo Tower could easily be considered a day trip in itself; the building and surrounding area have a lot to offer.  The foot of … View Post
Hiking Mt. Takao

Hiking Mt. Takao

I’ve always wanted to hike up a mountain.  It’s been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember.  So, … View Post
Day 4: The Imperial Palace and Tokyo Skytree

Day 4: The Imperial Palace and Tokyo Skytree

We didn’t get lost often in Toyko, but the moment we stepped out of Tokyo Station we were disorientated.  Having set off in … View Post
A Day in Akihabara and Asakusa

A Day in Akihabara and Asakusa

One of the things I was most looking forward to in Tokyo was Akihabara. Having heard it referred to as Electric Town, I was … View Post
Pandas, Polar Bears and Cherry Blossom: Exploring Ueno

Pandas, Polar Bears and Cherry Blossom: Exploring Ueno

This is the first of a number of posts about my experiences in Tokyo from March to April this year, during the beautiful cherry … View Post
10 Days in Tokyo: Touchdown!

10 Days in Tokyo: Touchdown!

I’ve just reached Tokyo! I’ve been anticipating this trip for so many months now, and I can’t believe it has finally … View Post