“Tokyo art lovers are suffering from déjà vu all over again, with the city’s leading contemporary art galleries changing their addresses and moving into a new neighborhood, just like they did several years ago. All these relocations can be an annoyance, but it does provide an excuse to throw a huge party.” Read more about […]
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A Reuters article asks is Tokyo really that expensive compared to other cities such as London and New York. I have kind of had this impression for a while. Japan has seen years of depreciation and there are always some good bargains around if you go looking for them. The surveys which the English press […]
Denboin-dori, in Asakusa has been remodelled to look like a traditional Edo-period street. The recreated street gives another reason to visit the popular tourist site. Read more here.
Read more: Mandarin Oriental Hotel opens in Tokyo
The international premiere of the new movie “Sayuri” was just held in Tokyo. The movie is based on the best selling book, “Memoirs Of A Geisha”. Read more here: Tokyo holds premiere of Geisha film I am looking forward to seeing the movie soon.
I got a nice picture of her at around the 15 km mark – she is wearing the sun glasses.
The Tokyo Women’s marathon is being held today. Naoko Takahashi, the gold medalist at the 2000 Sydney Olympics will be running. Course Map
The famed discount retailer, Don Quixote is creating controversy with the construction of a half-pipe roller coaster on top of the roof of its store. It is amazing how quickly it was constructed and only now has become noticed by the media and general public. The local retail industry is calling for an end to […]
There was an earthquake in Tokyo, Sunday which measured 5.1 on the Richter scale. I was walking around at the time and didn’t feel it at all.