Tag: tokyo

Ramen Jiro

Ramen Jiro

I have to confess, before I moved to Japan I was a ramen barbarian.  I use to think that all those ramen junk food was just that, unappetising noodles in soup.  This is to no small part because when I used to starve, a “snack” was a […]

Honkawagoe – A Christmas Eve adventure

Honkawagoe – A Christmas Eve adventure

So had a friend visiting Tokyo, so time to visit the Tokyo suburbs.  And its also Christmas Eve, so time to travel back in time.  Not exactly like Scrooge because it was rather less painful for me. So before embarking on our adventure.  Time to […]

Tokyo Ramen Show 2012

Tokyo Ramen Show 2012

On a rainy rainy Tokyo day we went off to try some ramen. Not just any Ramen, but TOKYO RAMEN SHOW ramen. Time to start the eating.. err testing… The ramen are showcased from all over Japan.  Twenty shops tonight. Big photos and shiny lights […]

Tokyo – a stroll in the park

Tokyo – a stroll in the park

Because I spend so much of my time eating, I get very fat. And to counter this I need to take walks.  Kind of like a dog.  I also like to chase frisbees, which is another similarity, but that’s another story. After lunch it was […]

A festival in Tokyo

A festival in Tokyo

So last time I was in Tokyo I managed to make it to many many festivals, so this time I am being a bit more selective On the way to the Yasukuni shrine.  Unfortunately for some reason I keep on thinking that is the Yasainiku […]