Running the Tokyo Marathon in Japan

Mount Fuji
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 ...

Rising early for Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market

Tsukiji Fish Market in tokyo
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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A little effort, a large reward

Back in Tokyo where we feel at home, I’ve come to notice that because of the massive population (Some stat websites claim tokyo is the largest city in the world) everyone gets more for less. This isn’t always true in ...

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!