A day of eating in Asakusa

Mention Asakusa and most visitors to Tokyo will rhapsodise about the gates and giant lanterns of Senso-ji Temple, emblematic of the capital city for them. Yet few know Asakusa has other facets beyond this: from its cuisine – Asakusa is renowned for its unagi (eel) … Continue readingA day of eating in Asakusa

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Wisteria wonderland

Imagine a wonderland of blossoms falling down from above your head. Petals in surreal shades of pink, purple and white. What’s more, this paradise that some say is the most beautiful garden in Japan (others say in the entire world) only blooms for a fortnight … Continue readingWisteria wonderland

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