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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Denpoin Garden – The Secret Gardens of Asakusa

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Denpoin Garden is the stranger hidden inside Asakusa's well-known Tokyo downtown district full of tradition, culture and history. Whether it be via the infamous Sensou-ji (浅草寺) Temple, 5 Storey Pagoda, Kaminarimon gate (雷門 -...

Cafe Byron Bay – Asakusa, Tokyo

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For people looking for a very chilled out, almost hippy-like atmosphere, head on over to Cafe Byron Bay. Here they serve a variety of tasty meals, with great drinks, service and a peaceful vibe...

Journey in Japan Part 46: Bridges and Balloons

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Today I rent a bright red bicycle, and cycle over the Sumida River, toward Ryogoku. There is a row of parked bicycles, each with a bright purple sticker featuring today’s date. I want to park...

9/22 Aussies In Asakusa present: Meat Pies and Sausage Rolls Extravaganza

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On Saturday 22nd September 2018, and just for ¥3500 you can enjoy all you can drink, including beer from a select menu plus Aussie home-made meat pies and sausage rolls. Join our international community at...

Journey in Japan Part 61: Ticket to (almost) Ride

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Today is Christmas Day. I wake up at 4 am with a Christmas party hangover. It is too early to think, but I have things to do. Today my friend is arriving in Japan...

Journey in Japan Part 53: In the Land of Spuds and Money

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Today I overslept. It is 4 pm when I finally crawl from my bed. Having missed most of the day, and without a plan, I decide to head to Asakusa to find something to do. When...

10/11 Aussies in Asakusa present: Shepherds Pie Thursday

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Aussies in Asakusa present: Shepherds Pie Thursday. 1,500 yen grants you entry, some yummy and freshly baked Shepherds Pie and one drink. Plus, the chance to meet some like-minded foodies in a comfortable and relaxed...

Journey in Japan Part 39: Last Day of Summer

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Today is the Autumn Equinox; officially the day that summer ends and autumn begins. The weather seems to have forgotten about the shift in seasons, and has kindly gifted us with a clear sunny...

Journey in Japan Part 47: Round, round, get around, I get around

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This weekend a local event is taking place known as ‘A-Round’, short for, Asakusa Around. Sixty-nine different stalls, cafés and galleries have signed up for the event. I am fortunate enough to have been invited along...

9/21 Asakusa Pub Crawl – Enjoy Drinking with Friends

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Asakusa Pub Crawl Details Friday 21st September 2018 Door open 8:30pm Start 9:00pm Meeting Place:Asakusa smile bar 8 minutes from Asakusa Station Address: 2-20-10 Higashi-Komagata, Sumida-Ku, Tokyo You can find full details of the Facebook event here. Why not enjoy visiting local...