On the fourth day in Tokyo, we had decided to go and see Mount Fuji. It was supposed to be a day trip but we ended up staying around for the day. The views around Fujikawaguchiko are breathtakingly beautiful and I’m sure I did not capture that with the camera. The ryokan we stayed in…Read More
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Japan’17 – day 3
This last weekend was… overwhelming. Everything happened. On our third day in Japan, we had a rough night with L. She was throwing up every couple of hours throughout the night, and it was quite overpowering. We didn’t know what to do except try to make her feel comfortable, as best as possible, to the…Read More
Japan’17 – day 1 & 2
On the 12th of April we flew back to Japan. Travelling by plane with a 1 year old is no easy task, but travelling by plane for 11 straight hours, is daunting. However, the kid is a champ, and everything went smoothly, despite the lack of proper sleep. As we were on the train to…Read More
Back in Harajuku.
Last time I was in Tokyo, leaving the city, I had a gut feeling that we wouldn’t be back by ourselves… and here we are, with a baby in the stroller, back in Harajuku. It’s been amazing to be back and seeing the cherry blossoms. For such a long time I watched anime and wondered…Read More
the last day.
On our last day we headed straight to Tsukiji market, for souvenir shopping. We had some nigiri donburi again (bowl of rice with raw fish on top) and headed back to the hotel to pack our stuff.Read More
My Japan pics are nearly finishing — just one more day to go — but luckily, keoshi just started with his batches, so don’t forget to take a look, because it’s well worth it! In Shimbashi, we visited the famous Nagakin Capsule Tower. This unique capsule hotel was built in the 70s, as a postwar…Read More
Back to Ginza.
Thank you all for the get well wishes and the suggestions! Really appreciate it! After all the excitement at the Koshien we embarked on one of the first Shinkansen back to Tokyo, where we picked up our luggages at our wonderful Airbnb place and went to Mitsui Garden Hotel, where we had been before. The…Read More
Shibuya and Harajuku.
After being in Tokyo for a while we wanted to enjoy just being in the city, without any sort of agenda, so after trying to get tickets to the Ghibli Museum and failing miserably — we should have gotten it ages in advance (we *will* go back) — we decided to enjoy ourselves walking around…Read More