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Goodbye Tokyo, Hello Osaka!

Our Last Few Days in Tokyo Japan For our last couple days in Japan we decided to slow down the pace a bit.  We took it easy during the afternoon one day and then headed to the Roppongi district for dinner.  We stumbled across a place that had a lot …

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A few days in Tokyo Japan

We spent a few days in Tokyo Japan walking around and taking in the sights.  We were fortunate that our hostel was in a good location so we were able to see a lot nearby.    Even though Tokyo is the world’s largest city by population, we were surprised how it …

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The Sushi Train

We were looking for something to do and found an area online that had a replica of the Statue of Liberty and a Gundam statue.     We took a 30 minute train which cost about $5 for 2 people each way.    Upon arriving we realized the area was mainly just a …

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Photo Tour of Tokyo Japan

Take a photo tour of Tokyo Japan with us!  Below is a selection of some of photo’s that remind us the most of Tokyo. Tip: Click on a photo to see a larger version or start a slide show of all photos. Oak Hostel Zen in Tokyo Japan We only …

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First Impressions of Japan

As we near the end of our time in Tokyo, there are a number of things that have surprised us about Japan.  Everyone goes into situations with different expectations but here are some of the things that caught us off guard. The language barrier As soon as we got into …

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30,000 Steps

Japanese Uniforms, Scrambles, Shrines and Fashion Friday after hitting the fish market (mentioned in our Welcome to Tokyo Japan post) we wandered around what seemed to be a business district as we were surrounded by mostly men headed to work. It was so odd to us that they seem to dress the same like …

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Welcome to Tokyo Japan

Our trip began with a flight from Dallas to Chicago where we boarded the Dreamliner and headed for Tokyo.   After the 13 hour flight from Chicago we arrived in Tokyo at 4PM and we both felt pretty good.  We quickly located the right train to take into Tokyo and were …

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