Monthly Archives: March 2015

Day 4: 16th Sept – Our First Sumo Experience with a Sweet Ending

We woke up at a more respectable 10am, still forcing ourselves up a bit as we’d not quite adjusted properly. We headed off to Tokyo Station as it was on the way for our intended destination, Ryogoku. Strolling around we … Continue reading

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Day 3: 15th Sept – The Never-ending Quest to Find Love Hotel Hill

Unfortunately we let the late-ish night get the better of us, and didn’t surface until mid day, whoops! Realising we had wasted so much precious vacation time we pried ourselves up and rushed out to find our way to Asakusa. … Continue reading

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Day 2: 14th Sept – A Sunday of Slappy Cakes, Sunsets, Shrines and Skewers

I was slowly agitated from my sleep to some really bizarre Japanese talking. Confused as to where I was, I rolled over and opened my eyes to see Chris on the bed with his laptop, trying to teach himself Japanese … Continue reading

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Day 1: 13th Sept – Shinjuku: A Mental Introduction of Neon, Crowds and Madness

Finally the countdown to our trip had ended and we were ready to head off to Heathrow after a last minute dash to finish my packing. Having spent quite a few months in China a few years ago I was … Continue reading

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