My favorite spots – Kiyosumi Garden

This park is located near the Ryogokuarea and can be combined when visiting the sumo stables, it is about 20mn walk from there, close to the metro Kiyosumi Shirakawa (Oedo Line). This park was maintained by the founder of the Mitsubishiempire and was given to the Tokyo City. It was a refuge for the Tokyo […]

Summarising – my 10 favorite restaurants

Ganchan A bit outside of the heart of Roppongi, half way to Azabu Juban or the Grand Hyatt, lies this small wooden house stuck between 2 buildings and opposite a Konbini. you could walk past without realising. Ganchan has 20 seats, a counter and one table. 4 men run the place and they serve til […]

Summarizing – my favorite places

Takao San Mount Takao is about an hour train away from Shinjuku train station, take the takaosanguchi train til the end This is the closest mountain to Tokyo, a great nature outdoor day, about 3 hours walking up easy hike, on a slow pace, family friendly, a great day out You may take the cable […]

Summarizing #8 – my favorite parks

Hamarikyu What I like about this one is the location – Shiodome metro stop, so very central, easy to reach, you may go even for a short moment the size – it is large and sets you out of the city for a moment the tea house – a moment out of time, sitting there […]