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What To Expect When You Visit The Final Fantasy Cafe in Akihabara

We stood outside the Palmers Resorts Hotel building, figuring out if we were at the right place.  There were no obvious signs to say Eorzea cafe was in the same location until we saw the building floor guide to our left half covered by some plants, which confirmed that the cafe was inside . We… Continue reading What To Expect When You Visit The Final Fantasy Cafe in Akihabara

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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.