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Tokyo, the wierdest city in the world

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

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The season changes from Christmas to strawberry

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

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Tokyo Garbage truck with mascot

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

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Please do it at a pub

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

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A view of Akihabara station

Shot from a walkway opposite Akihabara station. It feels both high tech, and run down.

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Constructing a train station sign

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

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Land of the Loyalty Club

If you have ever walked the streets of Tokyo you will understand why Japan is the land of the loyalty club. At station hubs there are many stores and supermarkets. Not to mention the number of small stores scattered across … Continue reading

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Clouds over TiTech

Photo of the clouds over building 9 at Tokyo Institute of Technology.

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It’s already Christmas in Tokyo

Walking around Shinjuku I found that it is already Christmas in Tokyo. Tokyo Hands in the Takashimaya building has a display of Christmas decorations on sale. Including a snowman build from a frame of little lights, and many other light … Continue reading

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Photos from Tokyo Tech festival

Last weekend there was a festival at Tokyo Institute of Technology to promote the university, much like an open day at Australian universities. There were many stalls of food run by different clubs at TiTech. And a few other stalls … Continue reading

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