Towards the end of March and beginning for April, my longing for Japan becomes almost unbearable. It’s Cherry Blossom Season and I live vicariously through those beautiful pictures people share on Instagram. To share my longing, I decided to collect some of my favourites in this post.
The selection of hotels in Tokyo is vast and ranges from affordable capsule hotels and hostels, to Airbnb apartments, business hotels and traditional Ryokan. To make your search for a perfect hotel in Tokyo a bit easier, here are three affordable hotels in Tokyo.
In Kiyosumi-Shirakawa there are no skyscrapers, but beautiful gardens, temples, shrines and a tight-knit community of small stores and boutiques.
The choice of restaurants is vast in Tokyo, so sometimes it is hard to pick a place to eat. Find five of my favourite restaurants in Tokyo in this post.
Kamakura is a sea-side town only a 50-minute train ride from Tokyo Station. I spent a beautiful June day exploring Hase and Enoshima, come and join me!
From the ground, Tokyo seems like a conglomeration of different and diverse cities, commercial centres and towns. But, it’s on top of one of Tokyo’s many skyscrapers, where you will realise: Tokyo is endless. See some pictures taken from Tokyo City View up on Mori Tower for proof.
I slept for 11 hours and the jet lag was gone. Yay! On my list for the day were two neighbourhoods I had read about in my travel guide – Kichijoji and Koenji.
Jetlagged and tired on day one in Tokyo, I distracted myself from sleep by walking through Harajuku.
As I will have four weeks of vacation in June, I decided to go back to Japan for two of those weeks. I will be leaving in 4 days and stay there until the 19th of June. Here what I have planned for this trip, so far.