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Floating lit lanterns – Chidorigafuchi Toro-nagashi

If you are in Tokyo now, the biggest festival to see is the Mitama Matsuri at Yasukuni Shrine held until…

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Posted in park tokyo

Komazawa Park

Komazawa Park is a park near Komazawa University in the Setagaya Ward of Tokyo. I recently moved near the park…

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Oktoberfest in Japan

The Munich Oktoberfest is the biggest beer festival in the world and over 200 years old. I’ve never been there…

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Loving Hut in Tokyo

Loving Hut is a fast growing vegan food restaurant chain founded by “Supreme Master” Ching Hai. Unlike most restaurant chains,…

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Posted in odaiba tokyo

Hello Kitty’s Kawaii Paradise at Odaiba, Tokyo

In my post about the Hello Kitty cafe in Seoul I wrote that in Hello Kitty’s home country, there is…

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Posted in lights tokyo

Lightopia Illumination Festival in Tokyo

Unlike most of the other illumination festivals, Lightopia has a very limited run, starting on the 22nd and finishing on…

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Posted in lights shinjuku tokyo

Shinjuku Southern Lights 2011-12

This illumination festival is a must see if you happen to run a blog that has both “tokyo” and “penguin”…

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Yurakucho Winter Illumination 2011-12

Time for new Christmas illumination, this time around Yurakucho Station in Tokyo. This is one of the smaller ones, advertised…

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Tokyo Illumination: Ebisu – Baccarat Eternal Lights

The Baccarat Eternal Lights is an annual illumination festival at the Yebisu Garden Place. The Garden Place can be reached…

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Posted in museum shibuya tokyo

TEPCO Electric Energy Museum

Energy companies along with financial institutes and insure companies have probably a worse public image. TEPCO is no exception –…

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