Tremendous Tokyo August 10th 2009 I couldn't believe it was already 6:30pm, 36hrs after arriving Tokyo and it was literally the first time I had taken time to absorb and fully take in everything and where better to take the time to reflect than sitting in a coffee shop in Shibuka overlooking Tokyo’s finest! Tokyo really is just brilliant!
I arrived around 12ish the day before but by the time I had collected my luggage , always ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more