Azie, Japan, Tokyo

The best of Tokyo part II : The People

It’s hard not to be drawn into the eclectic personalities of Japanese culture and be intrigued by their daily lives. Next to the Ueno Park (one of the most popular spots for cherry blossom viewing), groups of young Japanese professionals sit on a plastic tarp and enjoy each others company after a long day’s work with food and beer. Lots of it. A Japanese boy, mid squat at the Shinjuku Gyoen National Park. His cheeks…

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Japan, Tokyo

The Best of Tokyo Part I: The Places

Tokyo is one addictive city. It has a population density of 6,038 persons per square kilometre, and Sydney has 372 persons per square kilometre. It’s safe to say, there’s a lot more shit going on in Tokyo and you’ll only be scraping the surface of Japanese culture after being there for one week. Here’s just a dollop of the places that make this city one you want to come back to. Shinjuku Gyoen National Park I visited…

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