Sunday, February 21, 2016

Four days in Tokyo - a summer Japan trip itinerary!

Today we'd just like to share a short & quick #throwback post to the summer of 2011 - our very first trip to Tokyo in Japan! Okay, to be frank we're really just jotting down the itinerary as a diary for ourselves. But hey, hopefully this post helps you even a little bit, and if you're interested, do check out our other Japan trip blog posts below!

Spring 2013 (Cherry Blossoms): Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Tokyo
Autumn 2014 (Fall Foliage): Tokyo, Hokkaido
Winter 2015 (Ski'ing & Snow): Nagano, Nozawa Onsen, Jigokudani, Tokyo

Day One:
- Arrived in Tokyo and checked in to the Sunshine City Prince Hotel
- Harajuku: Meiji Shrine and lunch (tonkatsu) at Takeshita Dori
- Chanced across the 'Super Yosakoi' dance festival along Omotesando (it's amazing)
- At night: Kabukicho, and ramen dinner at Omoide Yokocho (Piss Alley)

Tokyo Super Yosakoi
Tokyo Omoide Yokocho

Day Two:
- Tsukiji Fish Market for おまかせ set at Sushi Dai (寿司大)
- Megaweb (Toyota show room) and shopping at Odaiba
- Ogling Maid Cafe waitresses and adult doujinshi manga at Akihabara
- Public Bathing in LaQua Spa
- Oh, we had dinner at KFC (yes, really)

Tokyo Tsukiji Fish Market
Tokyo Akihabara Maid Cafe

Day Three:
- Paid for a rickshaw tourist ride at Sensojii temple
- Had some super melon-pan and shopping at Ameyoko
- Namjatown: Gyoza stadium and Ice cream museum (weird-ass flavors like soy sauce and chicken wing)

Tokyo Sensojii Temple
Tokyo Weird Cup Ice Museum

Day Four:
- Tokyo DisneySea

Tokyo DisneySea
Tokyo DisneySea

Day Five:
- Breakfast at Tsukiji (again): Daiwa Sushi (大和寿司) this time
- Checked out and headed back home

Tokyo Tsukiji Daiwa Sushi

Yeah, it really was a short trip. Let us know in the comments if there's anything you want more information on!

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