Monthly Archives: December 2014

Shibuya Crossing

Here’s a quick, short post about Shibuya.  It’s one of Japan’s fashion centers, location of the Shibuya 109 building, origin of the infamous gyaru fashion style and home turf for gyaru groups such as the Kuro Gyaru Unit Black Diamond.

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Design Festa Gallery and Sakura Tei Okonomiyaki in Harajuku

Going off of a recommendation my travel-buddy-for-the-day Michelle had gotten from someone else in our hostel, we located Design Festa Art Gallery in Harajuku.  The Design Festa Gallery is a fairly small gallery space, put together some years ago by … Continue reading

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Shopping Day in Harajuku

I’d been to Harajuku the November previous, but I’d met up with one of my guy friends there and I felt guilty dragging him around to shop, so I didn’t do nearly as much shopping as I would have liked.  … Continue reading

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Better Weather For Tokyo Tower

Tokyo Tower is the second tallest building in Japan.  Anyone familiar with dystopian Japanese media (or perhaps just the manga author group CLAMP) will be familiar with Tokyo Tower (and it’s tendency to get destroyed in television and movies).  So … Continue reading

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Ueno Park in Tokyo

Ueno Park was another Tokyo location that was recommended to me by Google…

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Asakusa By Night!

Originally, I was just going to make one post about Asakusa, but I realized I had so many great night shots that I wanted to share, they deserved their own post!  I really love taking night shots (I wish I … Continue reading

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A Morning Spent in Asakusa

So the first morning of my trip to Tokyo, I wandered Asakusa, which was the location of the hostel I stayed in, and I had to visit Sensouji–the oldest Buddhist temple in Tokyo and a famous landmark!

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