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Saturday, February 23, 2019

9/21 Asakusa Pub Crawl – Enjoy Drinking with Friends

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...

Denpoin Garden – The Secret Gardens of Asakusa

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 -...

Journey in Japan Part 33: Dance, Dance, Dance

It is humid today, a cool 31°C with patches of rain, the perfect weather for dancing in the street. I head over to Tawaramachi Station for a train to Shibuya. From Shibuya Station, I head...

Journey in Japan Part 37: Shiitake My Breath Away

Tidings in my hostel today inform me of a festival at Mukojima-Hyakkaen Gardens. Today is Tsukimi-no-Kai, which translates to mean ‘Moon Viewing’; an age-old tradition that has been celebrated in these gardens for over two hundred...

Tokyo Wan Kannon – Futtsu, Chiba

Tokyo Wan Kannon (東京湾観音) is a Kannon statue standing at more than 56 metres or 20 levels high. Situated in Futtsu, Chiba and facing Toyko Bay, the statue was built in the early 1960s...
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Mori Building Digital Art Museum – Odaiba, Tokyo

The Mori Building Digital Art Museum is a new take on the convergence between art and our digital world. Featuring the works of teamLab Borderless who aim to create one borderless world through their...

Yokohama Sightseeing

I am a little way outside of Tokyo to go Yokohama sightseeing. The area was once a quaint fishing town, where nothing much really happened. After the American people came with their ships, Yokohama opened...

The Satte Sakura Festival – Gongendo Park, Saitama

Hanami is one of the most revered and anticipated seasons in Japan. So, the Satte Sakura Festival held in Gongendo Park is definitely one of the more attractive and picturesque views on the rural...

10/11 Aussies in Asakusa present: Shepherds Pie Thursday

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 61: Ticket to (almost) Ride

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...

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