Spend a day walking around Harajuku and you’ll get more than you ever need for a gaggle of sights. Harajuku is well-known for its boutiques and bistros and famous for its Harajuku Kids and Cos-play-zoku aka The Costume Play Gang. A day spent here is a day in voyeur’s paradise.
Crowds gathering just before the madness begins. Tokyo’s busiest station is called Shibuya. I like the sound of it. Whenever I think of Shibuya, I think of “Shazam!” Bolts of electric light in Shibuya’s on-going onslaught of ad campaigns have the magical ability to transport you into the future, just like the bolts of lightening in […]
Things to do and sights to see in Tokyo Bay.
Kokeshi dolls were originally made as toys for children of farmers in Northern Honshu in Japan about 150 years ago. Learn more about these beautiful hand-crafted dolls at www.myseveralworlds.com
Tsujiki Fish Market in Tokyo opens early. This is the place to come if you want to see all kinds of sea dwelling creatures before they end up on your plate as sashimi at the end of the day. 5:30 am comes awfully early when you’re trying to get in the mood to spend time […]
Photo: Danz in Tokyo “It doesn’t take long to be initiated into Tokyo’s madness: the city’s sheer level of energy – fuelled by consumer culture in hyper drive – rubs raw against ancient tradition. Sightseeing can either be a sensory assault that leaves you elated or an encounter with understatement that leaves you in awe; […]