Tokyo, a cheese popsicle and leisurely eight-hour strolls June 23rd 2012 Once again we find ourselves wandering the streets of Tokyo and loving it more than the last time we were here, something we didn't think possible. Tokyo wasn't the plan at all but after numerous other trip itineraries failed, we opted to spend a month in Tokyo, and so far we're happy with that decision.
We've moved into an apartment on the sixth floor of a building in Nakano – ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo » Nakano 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