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Shibuya Station

Tokyo Bound: From Hakone to a happening night in Shibuya!

In today’s post, watch me as I travel from Hakone to Tokyo via a local train and spend my first night in the very vibrant and happening Shibuya. This will form the final leg of my Tokyo 9-day trip in which I’ll spend the next three nights exploring the most popular and populous part of Tokyo.  For a chronological story […]

Open Air Museum

Hakone Day 3: Must-visit outdoor museum and a lunch I won’t forget!

How many days should you spend in Hakone? I would say at least 3 days. Check out what I did on my third and final day in Hakone. Blessed with a perfect weather, you’ll see me immersing in nature and greeneries. We are talking about charming gardens, beautiful open-air museum and an unique lunch.  If you can recall, I’d completed

Bakery & Table Cafe

Is one day enough for Hakone? See my Day 2 itinerary on a rainy day!

I’d completed Hakone loop the day before. Today’s post will share what I did on Day 2 in Hakone.  Obviously, one day is not enough to fully explore and embrace Hakone, an onsen town located 2 hours from Tokyo. This is especially so as we also have to buffer for poor weather since most of the attractions in Hakone are

Hakone Cruise

9 things to do in Hakone Loop Tour (My first day in Hakone)

You’ve read how I travelled from Tokyo to Hakone in the morning. Now, let me embark on the tourist-friendly Hakone Loop Tour and share 9 things to do in Hakone. Specifically, I would be covering Hakone attractions in an anti-clockwise direction on my first day there. You’ll also see why more than one day is recommended to fully enjoy this

Good food in Akihabara

Akihabara: This is where I enjoyed the best Tonkatsu in my life! (Tokyo Day 3)

Hey all, I’m back with Day 3 (PM) itinerary. Having spent the morning exploring Ginza, I was back at my base in Akihabara – a place known for its electronics shops and Otaku culture. I would be doing a bit of shopping and lots of eating in Akihabara. In fact, you’ll see me savoring the best Tonkatsu I’ve had in my

Hibiya Park Ginza

How I spent my time in Ginza, Tokyo (and discovered this Oasis by chance)

This was my final day based out of Akihabara, and my plan was to shop around Ginza and Tokyo Station. You’ll also see me travelling to Shinjuku to collect Hakone Free Pass, which I would tap on for all my travelling needs for the next 3 days. If you like a chronological flow of my 9-day Tokyo solo trip, check out

Food in Ueno Park, Tokyo

11 things I did in Ueno, including great sushi find in Tokyo (Day 2 Itinerary)

After a fruitful morning enjoying the sights at Asakusa, we are moving on to Ueno to see what this district offers. Ueno, an area located in the same NE region of Tokyo (and near my base in Tokyo) is definitely worth visiting if you enjoy park, temples and street food. Before we proceed to Day 2 (PM) itinerary, read these

Senso-Ji Temple Asakusa Itinerary

Tokyo Travel: Day 2 in Asakusa Celebrating Popular Shrine Festival with locals!

Hey there, check out Day 2 of my Tokyo travel! You’ll see me splitting my time equally between Asakusa and Ueno districts, both of which are located near where I stayed in the North-eastern part of Tokyo (@Akihabara). To be honest, I was surprised to find myself having so much fun in Asakusa, a place I’d initially contemplated skipping.  Before

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