My English translation and embellishment of the Nihonbashi-Fukagawa route (日本橋本所深川コース) from the Sanpo Reikibun. Major sites covered along the route include: Nihonbashi, Mitsukoshi flagship store, Tokyo Stock Exchange, haiku poet Mastuo Basho’s neighbourhood, the Fukagawa Fudoson, Tomioka Hachimangu, Kiyosumi Garden, Ryugoku Gokugikan, Former Yasuda Garden, Edo Tokyo Museum, Karamae Bridge.
An extended guide for LGBTQ individuals who want to work and live in Japan, including information for partners, queer families, and trans individuals.
This is a cultural writeup introducing Ginza and a bit of Tokyo life / culture that supports the great sushi lunches available in the area (supplied from Tsukiji Fish market).
Great sushi options around Tsukiji Fish Market in Ginza. Tips on searching with Tabelog, what expect for sushi lunch sets, and restaurant recommendations.
Photo comparisons of anime locations for popular shows such as Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name, Garden of Words, 5 Centimeters per Second and others such as Tokyo Godfathers, Terror in Resonance, and Darker than Black.
A how-to guide for the Tokyo subway pass that saves you money and time. The pass is valid in 24, 48, and 72-hour intervals for the Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway lines, which reach nearly 200 stations. Please think of the Tokyo Subway Pass as the equivalent of an all-access pass for the New York Subway, the Toronto TTC, and the London Tube (in our dreams). This means that the pass works for Tokyo city’s extensive subway lines, but not for inter-city trains such as Amtrak, the GO Trains, or the British national railway companies. Please read below for further…
A photo diary of action shots shots around Tokyo as part of the 500px Photo Walk. Tricking and BMX friends came along to model!
A photo essay of the Tokyo Koto Fireworks Festival 2016, including a variety of styles, shapes, and ambiance. Took place at the Sunamachi Arakawa Mizube Park. Free. Easily accessible.
A visual peak into the daily life of an East Tokyo local that includes greenery, waterways, food, shrines, and community.
Value sushi lunches, udon, ramen, tofu, snacks…my local tips for a yummy and affordable food and restaurants choices in Japan. (Tokyo-focused)