“Yokoso” to Mile Zero

Mile Zero refers to the point of a city where all distances originate from. I only found this out recently. There is actually a specific point when you see mile markers or distances laid out on a map, saying “x miles between these places”, that it refers to. I always imagined it indicated the distance…

Attractions I’d Like to Visit in Japan

Although half of the trip will be made up of consuming food in unusual places, I do want to see things as well. We have a handful of tours already booked, but there are plenty we don’t feel the need to prebook. I wanted to share some of those itinerary plans with you all too….

General Planned Itinerary

Our general itinerary is as follows: Day 1 – Arrive in Tokyo, possibly Ikebukuro Day 2 – Tokyo Skytree, Nihonbashi, Akihabara Day 3 – Shinjuku/Kabukicho Day 4 – Tsukiji, Odaiba Day 5 – Harajuku, Shibuya, Ginza Day 6 –  Asakusa, Ueno Day 7 – Depart Tokyo, Arrive in Hakone Day 8 – Depart Hakone, Arrive…