Japan

Running the Tokyo Marathon in Japan

Running the Tokyo Marathon in Japan
Tokyo is huge – fact! Each one of Tokyo’s suburbs could easily be classed as a city in its own right; the only way to describe Tokyo would be a “megacity“. If you have read my previous post you will ...
Japan

Rising early for Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market

Rising early for Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market
Parts of Tokyo are still winding down when the Tsukiji Fish Market opens. With the neon lights of Akihabara and Ginza shining bright, overall-clad workmen start hauling trolleys around and organising the morning’s catch. The seafood is too fresh to ...
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Catching the Shinkansen bullet trains in Japan

Catching the Shinkansen bullet trains in Japan
An early start is never easy on holiday... unless you're about to travel on the world famous Shinkansen (Bullet train). The trainspotter in anybody will soon become apparent when you step onto a platform full of the most amazing high speed trains you've ever seen. Find out about our exciting journey!

Enjoying Tokyo in Japan

Woke up late to a stunningly sunny day so knew it was going to be a good one. Bodded straight off to Shibuya to see the really busy pedestrian crossing. Find out what we did next!