harajuku

Day 05 - Sauntering the streets of Harajuku is always a good way to spend your day. Lot's of shops, people and, of course, delicious crêpes. We began our day by eating croque madame with onion soup and a berry smoothie, upstairs in a little café. If we didn't eat breakfast at the hotel, personally, I found…

tsukiji fish market

Day 04 – On all the past trips to Tokyo, I have never ever been to the Tsukiji Fish Market. Jordan had been looking forward to this in the weeks leading up to the trip and it was finally here! What an experience! A chaotic and magical place. I have never seen so much seafood…

a day exploring

Day 03 - The first priority of the day was to get to Hiro-o to meet a flamboyant personality, namely Yuka Mazda, that would show us the Japanese cooking ways and some popular staple dishes. Once at the Hiro-o train station, I whipped across the road to a small bakery and collected a handful of…

disney sea

Day 01  - Disney Sea; a place of fairytales, adventure and everything in between. Disney sea was one of the places I was really excited to take Jordan, my fiancé. I've many good memories there with my Pop and it's always been a special place. The park is well designed, with multiple worlds in one; archaeological…

straight off the plane

A reasonably short flight, with Jordan and Pop, into Narita airport and straight onto the NEX train, an express train from the airport to Shinagawa Station, and we're in freezing, and surely unexpected, Tokyo weather. It was definitely a shock as we slow jogged with our luggage at approximately 9pm, as the wind whistled up the…