Category Archives: Japan

Shake Shack Tokyo

5 June 2018 Yep, our Shake Shack obsession continues. We found two of the six located in Tokyo.  

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Tokyo – Part 5, Shrines and Temples

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

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Tokyo – Part 4, Divine Wind

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

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Tokyo – Part 3, Tokyo for Tourists

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

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Tokyo – Part 2, The Phoenix

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

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Tokyo – Part 1, Land of the Rising Sun

3 – 9 June 2018 Tokyo, the capital city of Japan, is the largest metropolitan area in the world with almost 38 million people, however spending a week navigating public transportation we’d never have guessed it. We arrived prepared for … Continue reading

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