Tag Archives: Tokyo

Self-storage in Tokyo: Totally Lacking

I’ve noticed a lot of search results for self-storage Tokyo.  I wrote a blog post a few months ago about a company called Terrada Trunk Room. A word of advice… DON’T USE THEM! They’re not shady or anything, but despite … Continue reading

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Namjatown

In a skyscraper named Sunshine City in the Ikebukuro section of Tokyo lies Namjatown, a mini theme park sponsored by Namco® and home to Ice Cream City, Gyoza Town, a few rides, cosplayers, and a horror floor. Our friend Koji … Continue reading

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Self storage in Tokyo

I need to find a self-storage place to stash one of my suitcases while I’m traveling for four weeks before I head home to New York.  I’m leaving Tochigi for the south, but will be in Tokyo for my last … Continue reading

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Asakusa, Tokyo & Gundam Cafe

With the arrival of beautiful spring weather Mike and I took a daytrip to Asakusa, Tokyo to see the city’s oldest shrine, Sensō-ji. Before we even got to the shrine, we were stopped by a Japanese TV crew yet again … Continue reading

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Harajuku & Shinjuku

Yesterday Mike and I met our Japanese friend, Taku, in Harajuku after making a quick stop at Bear Pond Espresso in Shimokitazawa.  Mike astutely observed that there were a million white people in Harajuku, and god I hope it’s not … Continue reading

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Last weekend

Mike wrote about our trip to Tokyo last weekend.  Read here: Ebisu, Meguro and Jiyugaoka. And, for anyone who’s curious about the music we were treated to during dinner, have a listen to some Jaga Jazzist if you want to … Continue reading

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Yesterday

Mike and I took a trip to Tokyo again yesterday to see off our friend Billy who’s been studying abroad.  It wasn’t too eventful of a day. Mike, Me, and Billy outside of Shibuya station in Tokyo with Hachikō’s statue. … Continue reading

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