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Beginners guide To: Exploring Akihabara. 

Everytime Jan and I talked about going to Japan (from years ago when it was just a distant goal up to a few days before our actual trip) one thing remained constant… we were going to visit Akihabara. Akihabara is a district in Central Tokyo once famous for its many electronic shops. In more recent… Continue reading Beginners guide To: Exploring Akihabara. 

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Getting from Narita to Jimbocho using the JR Pass.  

There were no direct JR trains from Tokyo station to Jimbocho as per the staff at the JR East office in Narita. Their suggestion was to take the local subway/metro from Tokyo station to Jimbocho.

In hindsight, I now realize that would have been way easier… but I was stubborn that day, feeling very determined to try to use our JR passes as much as possible even if it meant we didn’t take the shortest route.

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Europe 2017 Travel Diary: Eiffel Tower, Paris France

It felt a bit surreal to be standing there in front of this very famous structure, seeing it in person for the very first time. It was an amazing moment, really… I mean, you get so used to seeing some things in films and photographs that when you finally see it with your very own eyes, there’s this few seconds of just being completely in awe of what’s right in front of you…