Five Crazy Days in Tokyo with Four Kids…. Part 1

At the end of our last trip we spent five days in Tokyo. I didn't blog at all during that time as we were crazy busy, exhausted and trying to squeeze a lot into a few days. Tokyo is busy at the best of times, and when you are trying to cater to everyone's wishes, … Continue reading Five Crazy Days in Tokyo with Four Kids…. Part 1

Japanese trains ❤️

the front of a Japan Rail Pass

Trains The first time I flew into Tokyo I was quite nervous about the Tokyo train system.... It is very extensive. Greater Tokyo, in fact, has the most extensive urban rail network in the world. According to Wikipedia, it has 158 different lines, 48 operators, 4,715km of track and 2,210 stations.... Slightly overwhelming. I needn't … Continue reading Japanese trains ❤️

Sushi, sushi, oishi, oishi

Originally posted 15 March 2015 on Blogger Up early and out the door to navigate Tokyo's train labyrinth, which turned out to be a lot less confusing than anticipated. Two trains to Asakusa, old Tokyo, to meet with Yoshimi, our cooking Sensei. Mya and I spent the morning learning a great deal about Japanese cuisine, … Continue reading Sushi, sushi, oishi, oishi