Tokyo – introduction

Tokyo as a city offers some great food, e.g. in form of sushi and yakiniku barbecues, great onsens (Japanese natural hot spring baths), and some great parks especially during the cherry blossom season. Also, if you have more time to spend, you can easily take a day trip to either Mt Fuji or if visibility... Continue Reading →

Samurai Museum – such a cool place!

Samurai Museum is small but for me atleast something unique I hadn't seen before so was truly interesting. You typically explore the place with a guide and they told a lot of the history of Samurai, and you also get to see a Samurai performance.

Japanese cooking class at our house in Tokyo

We also wanted to learn about Japanese cooking and hired a private chef to teach and cook with us booked via Prime Chef. The menu included many new food items varying from sushi style salads to omelettes, seasonal vegetables and special kind of tempura.

Hiking at Mount Takao near Tokyo

I was originally thinking about going to mount Fuji, but given the high risk of not seeing anything there on a cloudy day and the long distance, I opted for some hiking and views at Mount Takao with a convenient train ride away from Shibuya.Mount Takoa is both a nice place for hiking, but many... Continue Reading →

Shibuya – the modern center of Tokyo

Shibuya and Shinjuku are the modern centers of Tokyo with all the shops and restaurants you could imagine, and of course a lot of people - many go to Shibuya just for that: look how pedestrian cross the roads in all direction when lights turn green.Shinjuku and Shibuya are also the transport hubs of Tokyo,... Continue Reading →

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