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!
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
Travelling from Hakone to Tokyo is a bit tricky. Getting between these two cities ended up a travel activity in it’s own right. This outlines the ten stages of your journey.
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
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
Really turning Japanese Kyoto, Japan Kyoto, Japan We had chosen the train to catch the night before so we rocked up to the station to reserve seats. None. So we found some on the earlier train which gave us 20 mins to grab a snack and board. Crab and omelette sushi was the go and… Continue reading I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Really turning Japanese
Cherrrrrrrrry Blooossssooommsss are go! Nagoya, Japan Nagoya, Japan After a night in our dormitory private bunks, we all were ready for a quick breakfast stroll before the train to Nagoya. The weather was beautiful and sunny though still a brisk temp. Hands and feet were soon frozen. We headed off for a coffee at Don’s… Continue reading I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Cherrrrrrrrry Blooossssooommsss are go!