Monthly Archives: May 2010

Day 5: Tokyo Tower, Harajuku & Meiji Shrine

We had a little bit of a late start. We didn’t get to Tokyo Tower until almost 10:30. We also took an extremely long, boring route to get there. The hotel concierge guy drew on one of the hotel maps which … Continue reading

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Day 4: Harajuku & Shinjuku

Every morning, we walk from our hotel to our “home station” – Hamamatsucho on the Yamanote Line.   On the way down to Takeshita Street (dori) from Harajuku Station, I was absolutely thrilled to see this ganguro girl. OMG! I … Continue reading

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Day 3: Shibuya

We ended our day in Shibuya with karaoke. We made a stop at Tokyo Station to check out Character Street and ended up spending a small fortune at the Rilakkuma Store. (After seeing those girls, I thought I needed my … Continue reading

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Day 2: Roppongi, Park Prince Hotel & Akihabara

So… this will be back dated, obviously, so it fits in the timeline but today as I write this, it’s actually October 30th… 2014. Yes. I’m four and a half years late on updating this blog. And I’m really sad about … Continue reading

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Day 1: Grand Hyatt Hotel

We finally got to our hotel a little after 7:00pm. The airport bus lets you off within the garage. You walk through the doors and reception is right there. A porter came over to me and asked to take my luggage … Continue reading

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Day 1: Arrival at Narita Airport

I was sooo glad to get off that plane! I was awake for the last hour and my eyeballs were glued to the window. At first, all you can see is ocean, then some boats and concrete structures. Finally, you … Continue reading

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Japan Trip!!! ~Day 1: The Flight

I was sooooo excited ~ I could barely sleep. That was probably a good thing because our flight was supposed to be about 13 hours (ugh~). We made sure to wear comfy clothes and pack a lot of snacks and various forms … Continue reading

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