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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Journey in Japan Part 44: The Golden Reptile

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Today I head to the nearby Minowa Station and take the Hibiya Line. At Kayabacho Station a man runs out of the train as the doors close, trapping his foot, he falls over smashing...

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 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...

Bar Tokyo Brain – Asakusa, Tokyo

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The Bar Tokyo Brain is best described as an international bar of sorts. It's basic premise is to encourage interaction and communication between Japanese and foreigners in a comfortable and stylish environment. To promote...

Tokyo Knowledge – Asakusa, Tokyo

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For people looking for a chilled, inviting and friendly place to drink, don't look past Tokyo Knowledge. The bar is well known in Asakusa, with great tunes and an awesome vibe. Meet the owner,...

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 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 50: Necks, Lights, and Video Ape

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Culture Day is held on the 3rd of November every year. An event to promote the arts, and Japanese Culture. Introduced in 1948, Culture Day is a public holiday. The people of Japan are...

Top 8 Bars in Asakusa to Visit!

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Asakusa is well versed for its daytime activities and traditional sites, but what about its nightlife? Believe it or not, the top 8 bars in Asakusa also have a lot to offer, and before...

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 -...