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Gaze Out Over Tokyo, For Free

October 25th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink – The west area is neatly lined up with skyscrapers. The east side is the most crowded one in Tokyo. The south area is scattered with new tourist spots. Shinjuku is a district of entertainment.

When you’re looking to get up high but don’t feel like paying for the privilege, head to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building’s two free 45th-floor observation decks, which provide beautiful sunset views and the chance to spot Mt Fuji.

Here’s what we saw:

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On the Station… His Personal Style & Tokyo, Japan

October 24th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink – Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

Stunning and particular!

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See Odaiba Statue of Liberty and Rainbow Bridge, Tokyo – Japan

October 23rd, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink – Happiness is… sitting with Odaiba statue of Liberty and Rainbow Bridge view, under a clear blue sky, watching everyone run around in the warm setting sun.

I walked around and I felt like I was in a movie set!

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Go Crazy For Hello Kitty, Odaiba, Tokyo – Japan

October 22nd, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

Traveljunkieindonesia.comHello Kitty is a cultural phenomenon in Japan!  Classic, timeless and iconic, this cute feline is just about everywhere.

An ideal souvenir shop for everyone. Here you are sure to find the perfect item to commemorate that special day or to give that special someone. What’s more, you can enjoy additive-free soft serve ice cream and Hello Kitty hotcakes, freshly prepared on site.

Here’s what we did:

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Meet Gundam at DiverCity Tokyo Plaza, Japan

October 21st, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink – Since its premier on Japanese television in 1979, Mobile Suit Gundam has gained a huge following with fans around the world.

I met and said ‘hello’ to Japan’s most famous giant robot whenever I’m at DiverCity Tokyo Plaza, Odaiba.

Odaiba is huge amusement zone where you can enjoy shopping, delicious food, entertainment and a view of Tokyo Bay at once.

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Flowers on the Roadside… Ginza, Tokyo – Japan

October 20th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink – Line up with old department store full of history and tradition as well as prestigious boutiques, Ginza is a flamboyant district for sophisticated adults.

And, I always feel ‘so clever’ whenever I found a flower blooms on the street.

I have this humungous feeling of warm, glowing pride.

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Top 16 Film Locations in Tokyo, Japan

October 19th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink – Tokyo has played a starring role in many blockbuster movies thanks to its epic skyline, atmospheric streets, culture and people.

Here are 16 Tokyo locations that have been featured in countless films. If you’re interested in seeing more, take a cinematic tour of Tokyo.

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Get A Taste of The Most Futuristic Cruise in Tokyo, Japan

October 18th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink – While we were in Tokyo, we got a taste of the most futuristic cruise. Does it involve a boat designed by a manga author?

Weirdly specific question, but yes! Named after an ancient Japanese queen, the Himiko is a Tokyo Bay ‘water bus’ that shuttles riders between Asakusa, Odaiba and Toyosu.

If it looks a lot like a spaceship, that’s because it was designed by legendary sci-fi manga author Leiji Matsumoto (Space Battleship Yamato, Space Pirate Captain Harlock).

Here’s what we felt:

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Act Like A Japanese at Toriyanse Asakusa Ramen, Tokyo – Japan

October 17th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink – For real ramen or warm yourself up with the hot and spicy ramen, Toriyanse Asakusa Ramen is your stop.

Since I was in Japan, I’m going to look for some Japanese food for lunch. First thing I thought of was, RAMEN.

So here’s what I ate.

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15 Best Travel Songs of All Time in Tokyo, Japan

October 16th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink – Tokyo is a darling of the big tune. The songs that are on heavy rotation inside the Travel Junkie playlist.

Here’s our best travel songs of all time in Tokyo:

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