Lost in a Disneyland dream

VISITING Tokyo would never be complete if you can’t make it to Disneyland, and a day is never enough to go around the vast place with its spectacular collection of different attractions and shows in several themed lands. A day at Tokyo Disneyland starts with the long lines that stretch from the ticket booths to … Continue reading Lost in a Disneyland dream

Takeshita Street: Where cool, hip, punk and everything unique blend in

TAKESHITA Street, or Takeshita-dori in Jarajuku, Tokyo is a hub for the city’s younger population. There you can find McDonald’s, 7-Eleven, The Body Shop and a wide assortment of small fashion boutiques, cafés, restaurants and what-have-you. The Takeshita Street is a pedestrian-only fashion street which starts from JR Harajuku Station's Takeshita exit to Meiji Street … Continue reading Takeshita Street: Where cool, hip, punk and everything unique blend in

Exploring Asakusa Sensoji Temple

LOCATED at the northern part of Tokyo is Sensoji Temple, an impressive Buddhist temple which is among Tokyo’s oldest and most famous temples. Built somewhere in the 7th century, the temple attracts hundreds of tourists and worshippers from all over the world each day. Arriving from the Asakusa subway station, we made our way to … Continue reading Exploring Asakusa Sensoji Temple

Footnotes from Tokyo

THE long walk through endless halls from the arrival area at Guam Airport to Gate 8 where we were scheduled to board the Continental Airlines to Narita Airport a couple of weeks ago should have been an omen of more walks and feet blisters to come. I was with Jinky Kintaro, one of the members … Continue reading Footnotes from Tokyo