Blogger’s Recognition Award

Thanks to Vanessa from Wanderlust Plus One for nominating me for a Blogger’s Recognition Award. I’m happy just writing about my travels usually but it is nice to post about an award. I have enjoyed reading about the adventures Vanessa and Chris have taken with their son Jerome, particularly about their trip to Japan which was…

Tokyo National Museum

After a month in Japan our time was nearly up. We had checked out of our apartment in Shibuya and travelled by train to Nippori where we had stored our luggage in luggage lockers ready to go to Narita airport at the end of the day. Now we were back in Ueno Park, where we had finished the…

Tokyo Tower

Having been up the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building at night and then Tokyo Opera City Building during the day we had a pretty good idea of the cityscape from near Shinjuku. So before we left Tokyo we figured it would be good to have a different perspective so we took the subway over to the…

Shibuya’s famous dog, Hachiko

Tokyo’s Shibuya pedestrian crossing is famous in its own right. There is another notable place to visit in this area. Set off to one side is an old, green tram carriage. It houses the Tourist Information Centre. When we went in for some location information we joined a queue as there was only one elderly man operating…