My 5: How To Ride The Tokyo Subway, Trains & Electric Lines Part I.

How To Ride The Tokyo Subway

Reading from China? This My 5 contains a YouTube video, which can only be viewed with a VPN! 1. February 2019. Whatever your sightseeing plans are in Tokyo, you’re almost certainly going to have to deal with the Tokyo Metro, its interlinked Toei Subway lines and a number of independent electric lines. This multiple company […]

Read More

My 5: Cool Spots Around Tokyo.

The Ghibli Clock Tokyo.

1. February 2019. What an absolute blast I had in Tokyo! It’s amazing to think how much I packed into that trip and perhaps equally baffling to note that I have now posted 55 travel articles on the Japanese capital. In truth I could have extended this to at least 80 but come on… enough […]

Read More

My 5: Ginza Bay Hotel, Tokyo.

Exterior Ginza Bay Hotel Tokyo.

Reading from China? This My 5 contains a YouTube video, which can only be viewed with a VPN! 1. February 2019. For my last few days in Tokyo I switched accommodation for the third and final time. After the budget-friendly convenience of Oak Hostel Sakura and the opulence of Park Hyatt Tokyo this time I […]

Read More

My 5: Aoyama Cemetery & Hachiko’s Grave, Tokyo.

Aoyama Cemetery Tokyo.

Reading from China? This My 5 contains a YouTube video, which can only be viewed with a VPN! 1. February 2019. Regular LL readers will know that wherever I am in the world I do love a good cemetery! But with all the things to see and do in Tokyo I very nearly didn’t make […]

Read More

My 5: The Cat Waving Temple (Gotokuji Temple), Tokyo.

Cat army Gotokuji Temple Cat Waving Temple Tokyo.

Reading from China? This My 5 contains a YouTube video, which can only be viewed with a VPN! 1. February 2019. Tucked away in a peaceful, leafy Tokyo neighborhood, in many ways Gotokuji Temple is an entirely ordinary little compound. In fact, at first glance there’s literally nothing to distinguish it from any of the […]

Read More

My 5: Zojoji Temple & Tokyo Tower, Japan.

Zojoji Temple and Tokyo Tower Japan.

Reading from China? This My 5 contains YouTube videos, which can only be viewed with a VPN! 1. February 2019. There are a bunch of cool spots you can head to around Tokyo for amazing city views. For most people the location of choice is Tokyo Skytree with its stupendous (not to mention stupendously expensive) city […]

Read More

My 5: The Robot Restaurant, Tokyo.

Outside The Robot Restaurant Tokyo.

Reading from China? This My 5 contains YouTube videos, which can only be viewed with a VPN! 1. February 2019. Don’t worry about not being able to find Tokyo’s Robot Restaurant. You see… there are a few discreet signs peppered around Shinjuku district to point you in the right direction. It was my last night […]

Read More