I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Tokyo Shines for our last day!

Tokyo Shines for our last day! Shintomi-cho, Japan Shintomi-cho, Japan Today was a megaday! We started really early to visit the Tsukiji Fish Market as it was touted as being the No 1 thing to do in Tokyo and it was nearly walking distance from our accomodation.            We walked of… Continue reading I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Tokyo Shines for our last day!

I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Tokyo Time

Tokyo Time Shintomi-cho, Japan Shintomi-cho, Japan Our Sakura party organised by the free service Tokyo Greeters was cancelled due to predicted rain so that was a little disappointing. However, the manager Ushio, of Tokyo greeters himself agreed to take us on a tour and quickly set up a wet weather itinerary 10:00 Tokyo Metro Hachobori… Continue reading I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Tokyo Time

I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Feeling wet, wet, wet

Feeling wet, wet, wet Hakone-machi, Japan Hakone-machi, Japan As we were in the Mt Fuji viewing area we had planned to travel back via ropeway and pirate ship to the main towns that look over the lake towards Fuji. Our plans were thwarted as all cable cars, ropeway and ships were closed due to windy,… Continue reading I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Feeling wet, wet, wet

I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Travelling adventures

Travelling adventures Hakone, Japan Hakone, Japan We had planned our biggest and most exciting travel day yet. We had a variety of modes of transport to conquer to get to Hakone – our motel with Fuji views from the hot spa pool. So we needed a good breakfast to sustain us for the trip. The… Continue reading I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Travelling adventures

I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Osaka

Osaka Ōsaka-shi, Japan Ōsaka-shi, Japan The big smoke, Osaka, is just under the size of New York. We had breakfast included in our motel stlye accomodation  for this stop and it was a wonderful buffet of Japanese and Western items. As we had our breakfast laid out for us yesterday we knew exactly what to do with… Continue reading I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Osaka

I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Osaka via Nara

Osaka via Nara Ōsaka-shi, Japan Ōsaka-shi, Japan A traditional Japanese breakfast was included with our ryokan stay. The low tables were beautifully set out and we enjoyed every morsel, though exactly how to eat was somewhat of a mystery. Zita could see a little Japanese lady in front of her that we met in the… Continue reading I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Osaka via Nara