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Category Archives: Japan
5 June 2018 Yep, our Shake Shack obsession continues. We found two of the six located in Tokyo.
3 – 9 June 2018 Shinto Shrines and Buddhist Temples can be found throughout the city. Several of them have become tourist attractions. We visited several out fo curiousity. The crowds and their endless duck-faced selfies took away any serenity … Continue reading
3 – 9 June 2018 The Divine Winds or ‘Kamikaze’ according to Samurai legend twice saved Japan from Mongol invasion in the thirteenth century. The history of Japan is filled with stories of war and peace. We spent time in … Continue reading
3 – 9 June 2018 Tokyo has a number of entertainment districts and tourism sites throughout the city. We spent most of one day on Odaiba, an artificial island that was redeveloped into an entertainment district, adjacent to Rainbow Bridge. … Continue reading
3 – 9 June 2018 For a city who’s history dates back to the twelfth century, there are few historic buildings to be found. The Great Kanto earthquake of 1923 and the WWII bombing raids of 1945 cleared the … Continue reading