Find both zen and merriment in one of the world’s largest metropolises.
9am Cronuts and Shrines
Start your morning in Harajuku along Omotesando Dori with the creators of the cronut at Dominique Ansel Bakery. The bakery’s bright and white interior emphasizes the colorful, elegant sweets on display. Here sweet and savory treats abound. Choose from frozen s’mores,
Next week I’ll be in Tokyo for 2 days on my way back home from Hong Kong. I’m getting into the Narita airport at night after 8pm, and have that night, the next day and night and the following morning to stay, explore, photograph, and eat my way around. Please give me your thoughts and advice.
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I love masu (wooden sake cups) because they’re useful and they’re great decorations.
Masu have been around for hundreds of years in Japan and were originally used to measure rice when it was a currency in Japan. One masu was the equivalent to the amount of rice one man could eat in a day
We will be in Japan for 9 days and are thinking of spending our first night in Tokyo, then heading to Kyoto for 3-4 days, and spending our last 4 days back in Tokyo. We were also thinking of Mt. Fuji, but have been discouraged by some people since we will be going in May, and