Category: Tokyo

Sakura 🌸 Experience at Ueno Park

Cherry Blossoms at Ueno Park

During Spring in Tokyo, besides Shinjuku Gyoen, another must-visit park is Ueno Park, Tokyo’s most popular park. At our visit to Tokyo in late March, we had the day and night hanami experience at Ueno Park. A picture speaks a thousand words, sharing my experience with the photos we captured. Enjoy. A Day at Ueno

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Sakura 🌸 Spring in Tokyo

Spring at Shinjuku Gyoen, Toyko

It’s the time of the year. Spring is here which means Sakura season. Glad I managed to catch it this year unlike my first Spring visit to Tokyo when I was a month too early for the cherry blossom season. We caught a red-eye flight to Tokyo and were welcomed by the beautiful cherry blossoms.

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Looking Back on My First Trip to Tokyo in Spring

Sensoji's Thunder Gate

If Japan is not on your list of countries to visit, perhaps is time to put it there. I have been transiting at the Narita Airport multiple times over the years on my way to the US and only stepped out of the airport into Tokyo in February 2016. It was my first visit to Tokyo

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Chaos (Shibuya Intersection)

Shibuya Intersection

When I read about this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge theme is Chaos, I thought of Shibuya intersection. Looking at the photos, the intersection may seem chaotic but everyone is crossing the road in an orderly manner except for a few tourists here and there, myself included, who stopped in the middle of the intersection to take pictures.

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Spring in Tokyo – Harajuku & Shibuya

Harajuku Station

The day’s itinerary was to Meiji Shrine, Harajuku and spent the rest of the afternoon at Shibuya. It was almost like a shopping day. Our first stop of the day was Meiji Shrine (明治神宮, Meiji Jingū) located next to the Harajuku Station. The shrine was completed and dedicated to Emperor Meiji and the Empress Shoken in 1920,

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