Japan Series – Tokyo: Shibuya

In spite of the fact there are no obvious sights in Shibuya, the district is one of those quintessential spots that pop into mind of most people when you say Japan, without them even realising the name of the crossing. The home of the iconic Shibuya crossing. The Crossing The crossing is the obvious reason…

Japan Series – Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree is impossible to miss – in fact, if you do visit Tokyo, I challenge you to count how many times it pops up as you explore the city. At 634 metres, the world’s second tallest structure does anything but blend in. In the spirit of the saying ‘If you can’t beat them, join…

Japan Series – Tokyo: Harajuku

Before visiting Harajuku, I had this preconceived notion of what the area was going to be like – I expected outlandish Harajuku girls with crazy hair and makeup everywhere! Little did I know that the district was going to welcome me with a huge forest-like park, where you practically forget you’re in the middle of…