Category Archives: Travel
For a friend’s Christmas present it was suggested to get fishing equipment, something for fishing bass. Japanese are mad about fishing, get some Japanese stuff I was told. Well that statement is about right. We asked at one fishing shop, … Continue reading
According to an article in the SMH, The weirdest cities in the world , the Lonely Planet guide books have rated Tokyo as number one. And though I haven’t been to the other cities listed. After living in Tokyo, I … Continue reading
The seasons are important in Tokyo, and things often change for the season. The types of clothes on sale, food at restaurants, and even the type of chocolate milk available. Just a few days before Christmas we can see that … Continue reading
In Sydney it is not uncommon to see garbage trucks adorned with mascots or other things that garbos have retrieved from the rubbish they collect. Tokyo seems to be more reserved in the decoration of garbage trucks. All that I … Continue reading
Please do it at a pub Please do not make a commotion on the train Another community service announcement, brought to you by Tokyo Metro. There is a new one of these put up every couple of weeks. All quite … Continue reading
Shot from a walkway opposite Akihabara station. It feels both high tech, and run down.
It was interesting to see how many people were involved in the construction of a sign on the concourse of this station. People to put up the sign, people too protect the public, and people to supervise them all. I’m … Continue reading
Photo of the clouds over building 9 at Tokyo Institute of Technology.