Another neighbourhood recommended in the Monocle Guide was Tomigaya near Yoyogi Park. It was a part of Shibuya we had not yet visited and we were eager to go and explore. The area is full of little hip stores and design / architecture studios. Over Okonomiyaki for lunch, we imagined what it would be like
Yanaka is one of the “old” Shitamachi neighbourhoods of Tokyo. It’s full of traditional wooden houses, temples and shrines. But you will also find many beautiful craft stores, cafés and bars. Join me on a little tour through Yanaka.
After landing in Tokyo at 6 a.m. we quickly dropped off our luggage at the hotel – dismissing the thought of a nap and a hot shower after a 12-hour flight. Check-in will not be possible until 3 p.m. they told us. So the metro took us to Shibuya and spit us out onto the infamous crossing. It’s
We are going back to Japan! We had quite a hard time to decide where to go on our upcoming vacation, but eventually Japan won the race – especially since we found a very affordable flight. We will be staying for 10 days only, but I am really looking forward to this. My motto for this
Tokyo was too short, but oh so sweet… That’s the last of the Japan posts up here for now, I hope you enjoyed looking back on this trip as much as I did. I want to go back.