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.