Japan 2018: The Ramen Edition

Rather than doing dedicated food review entries for a few of the ramen places that I have set out to try for this trip, I decided to combine them instead into 1 entry. Main reason being that I only had a total of 4 bowls of ramen throughout my entire 13/14 day trip. As far … Continue reading Japan 2018: The Ramen Edition

Japan 2013: Day 11 Roaming Around Tokyo Part 2

DAY 11 (CON'T) Continued shopping after a sumptous lunch ...... and got some teas and dried seaweed. Saw Tokyo Skytree from a distance while walking up and down the streets of Ameyoko. Proceeded to locate the shop that supposedly sells green tea kit kat ...... but after walking up and down 2 times, can't locate … Continue reading Japan 2013: Day 11 Roaming Around Tokyo Part 2

Japan 2013: Day 10 Fuji Five Lakes + Exploring Shinjuku Part 4

DAY 10 (CON'T) Thought of getting a coffee + doughnut at the Kripy Kreme outlet at Southern Terrace City but the quene was so long that I dropped the idea instataneously! After finishing with photo taking, decided to get indoors instead to the huge Takashimaya Times Square to do some shopping at Tokyu Hands and … Continue reading Japan 2013: Day 10 Fuji Five Lakes + Exploring Shinjuku Part 4

Japan 2013: Day 9 Odaiba + Venturing Out To Kamakura & Yokohama Part 1

DAY 9: FRIDAY 22 NOVEMBER 2013 Be careful of what you wish for 😛 As I decided to take things easier after coming into to Tokyo feeling tired due to the long day in Kyoto + lugging my luggage down the stairs while exiting Hamamasutcho station ...... the plan today will be to head to … Continue reading Japan 2013: Day 9 Odaiba + Venturing Out To Kamakura & Yokohama Part 1

Japan 2013: Day 8 Last Moments In Kyoto & Back To Tokyo Part 4

DAY 8 (CON'T) Reached Shinagawa station around 630pm. Nothing much to 'see' as the sky would have darkened by then. Tried to hunt for the JR ticket office to get the JR Kanto Pass + reserve my train tickets to Mount Fuji for the next day (Friday) .... but wasn't able to locate the office … Continue reading Japan 2013: Day 8 Last Moments In Kyoto & Back To Tokyo Part 4

Food Mission: Rokurinsha @ Tokyo Station

A separate review to round off my travel entries for the year! Decided to log this in as a separate entry rather than part of my Day 1 entry as it was so good + also one of the restaurants that I have specifically set out to try (which is why I'm categorizing it under … Continue reading Food Mission: Rokurinsha @ Tokyo Station

Japan 2013: Day 1 Tokyo Part 3

DAY 1 (CON'T) Adding on a part 3 entry so that the order flows better. Walked out of the Marunouchi exit of Tokyo Station, and started one round of photo taking 😛 The Marunouchi office building district at night. Its nice that post restoration, the road right in front of the red brick facade of … Continue reading Japan 2013: Day 1 Tokyo Part 3