Halloween in Shibuya Tokyo

A recent phenomenon, Shibuya is now THE place to be for Halloween. I was there last year and caught these photos. Everyone's favorite spot for photos is "The Scramble" which is the intersection where pedestrians are permitted to cross diagonally. Almost any time of the day, this is an interesting … [Read more...]

Tokyo is Never Boring part 2 – Harajuku

The best way to enjoy Harajuku is to first walk down the posh shopping street of Omote Sando Dori. Take a turn at the GAP onto Meiji Dori You soon arrive at the archway to the main pedestrian street of Takeshita Dori dense with the crowds of Harajuku Unlike Omote Sando, here you can … [Read more...]

Tokyo is Never Boring: Life on the Trains

I'm sitting on my second floor lanai in Kauai writing this. We bought this house in 2004 as a stopping off point between Tokyo and the US mainland. It's just before sunset, my favorite time of day. Greenery and flowers are popping color against the dramatic blue of the ocean beyond. A sharp … [Read more...]