Tag: Tokyo

Watching Sumo Practice | TOKYO

Watching Sumo practise,Tokyo – I have a number of guests coming to visit over the next couple of months. I usually travel to Tokyo with guests and / or to meet friends visiting from overseas. With next month’s visitors I will do the usual Asakusa trail, but this time I wanted to add on a trip to some Sumo stables, so I […]

Fave Foto Friday… on a Monday

This is part of Sandy (of Scribbles and Musings) #FavFotoFriday challenge. I am not a photographer, nor am I aspiring to be one. I just like taking photos. The #FavFotoFriday is a WordPress Daily Post approved challenge. It’s simple; pick a favourite photo you took in the last week, share it, pingback to Sandy and use the tag.   This […]

Farmer’s market at UNU

Day 19 of NaBloPoMo and continuing with a regular feature “Tokyo Thursday”. On a recent trip to Tokyo to get my hair done in Toni & Guy, Aoyama branch, I had the most wonderful walk through Shibuya. So much to discover on even a short walk through Tokyo Streets. My most alarming find was the UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY. UNU! I […]

Tokyo Commuter passes

I’m trying out a little feature on my blog, called Tokyo Thursday. As you might guess from the title, I will share something from Tokyo on this day. Timed nicely for my best friend’s sato-gaeri (return visit) to Japan in the coming months.   In case you missed it, last week’s Tokyo Thursday shared information on FREE tourist buses in Tokyo. […]

Parks with Waterplay in the Greater Tokyo Area | K-A International Mothers in Japan

My latest contribution to the KA Japan website; kajapan.org. A round of parks where the kidlets can play with water in the Greater Tokyo Area, which includes Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba and Saitama. via Parks with Water Play in the Greater Tokyo Area | K-A International Mothers in Japan. PREVIEW: Summer has started and the heat is already on! Thankfully, there is […]

Alice in Wonderland theme restaurant, Ginza branch | TOKYO

I was very excited to visit Alice in a Labyrinth, the Ginza branch of the Alice in Wonderland Japan restaurants earlier in the year. I was sorely disappointed. I had a great night, but that was due to the company of wonderful friends and little to do with the quality or atmosphere of the restaurant. The lighting is very dark, […]

A day out in Tokyo with toddlers: Moomin Cafe and Asobono

  Tokyo Dome City with kids I really enjoyed visiting Tokyo Dome City with kids. It took us two hours to reach our final destination, but it was completely worth the wait. First, we went to Tokyo’s first themed cafe, the Moomin Bakery and Cafe. We escaped having to queue to be seated by opting to have a light snack rather than […]