Summarising – my 10 favorite restaurants

Ganchan A bit outside of the heart of Roppongi, half way to Azabu Juban or the Grand Hyatt, lies this small wooden house stuck between 2 buildings and opposite a Konbini. you could walk past without realising. Ganchan has 20 seats, a counter and one table. 4 men run the place and they serve til […]

Summarizing – my favorite places

Takao San Mount Takao is about an hour train away from Shinjuku train station, take the takaosanguchi train til the end This is the closest mountain to Tokyo, a great nature outdoor day, about 3 hours walking up easy hike, on a slow pace, family friendly, a great day out You may take the cable […]

10 things I will not miss

Konbini   Convenience stores (konbini) are everywhere in Japan and open 24/7. This is where I pay my bills in cash, get my cash from the machine. Salarymen get a shirt and underwear for those days where they missed the last train and slept in a capsule hotel. People tend to buy their snacks and […]

Summarizing #8 – my favorite parks

Hamarikyu What I like about this one is the location – Shiodome metro stop, so very central, easy to reach, you may go even for a short moment the size – it is large and sets you out of the city for a moment the tea house – a moment out of time, sitting there […]