Monthly Archives: July 2013

Koyasan

We are spending 2 nights in the mystical Koya mountains and I will dedicate a much bigger blog update with plenty of pictures later.

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Fun at the museum

Today we went to the National Science Museum in Ueno Park because they has a special exhibit on deep sea exploration. It was pretty packed including a 20 minute wait to get tickets and get in, but much better compared … Continue reading

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Chinese in Kichijoji with Uta-chan

As usual we met with Utako, this time in Kichijoji for some Chinese food. Low key but very tasty food. Afterwards we walked around and went to another place for some dessert.

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Fireworks cancelled due to heavy rain

I had been looking very much forward to finally witnessing one of the typical Japanese summer fireworks spectacles. We talked about that 8 years ago (last time we were here in summer), but Julius was way too little back then, … Continue reading

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Did some running again today …

In 30˚C heat and probably 2000% humidity …

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Return to Bakatare Ramen Sengawa

6.5 months ago, in winter, we were here. Now it felt like a stupid idea to go for a bowl of hot ramen in 30˚C and god knows what humidity. But it was as tasty as last time and we … Continue reading

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Sushi Extravaganza

Last night Ritsu whisked me away to Roppongi to a small ‘hole in a wall’ (ok, it was on the second floor) sushi restaurant called ‘Umi‘. But small indeed, about 10 seats at the counter and a 6 seat private … Continue reading

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Hair Cut

It was time for a ‘real’ hair cut … so … Ok, does not look that much different 😀

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Yeah, Sushi!

We are really working on getting our seafood / raw fish fix here! Tonight: Sushi!

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The loooong track to Japan

We left the house at 1:30 PM and traffic was surprisingly bad this time around to get to the airport. Check-in was ok (too bad that Emirates does not operate their own check-in, Ethiopian Airlines people tend to be grumpy) … Continue reading

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Exploring Frankfurt City

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Stop Looking

We are still on summer break, nothing to see here … well, ok, try again after the weekend 😀 CHEERS !

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Playground fun

New playground that was not here when we visited last

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Thai Duck Curry

Tonight I felt like exploring a local restaurant and thus we came across Mai Tai in Bad Homburg. The offer Vietnamese and Thai food and they are trying pretty hard to get by with substituting Asian with local produce. Sure, … Continue reading

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