• Teppanyaki im Conrad Tokyo
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    Teppanyaki at Conrad Tokyo

    A stay in Japan without at least one… Teppanyaki … to have enjoyed it is a lost stay – we were told. Now there is an area in the restaurant directly in the hotel, where two counters with around four chairs each invite you to enjoy this special form of dining. On the topic of Teppanyaki Wikipedia has the following…

  • Shibuya Kreuzung
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    Shibuya Crossing

    Another tourist anchor point in Tokyo is certainly the Shibuya Crossing. the “everybody walks crossing”. And as always: Wikipedia knows everything: The Shibuya Crossing (English for Japanese: 渋谷スクランブル交差点; Hepburn: Shibuya sukuranburu kōsaten, “Scramble crossing  Shibuya”) is a Road Crossing in the district  Shibuya (actually Dōgenzaka/Udagawachō/Jinnan according to the address) of the district Shibuya in Tokyo. It is located in front of the Hachikō exit of Shibuya Station and has the busiest…

  • Skytree von Tokyo
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    Skytree of Tokyo

    The Skytree of Tokyo After a very restful night, the Tokyo Skytree is on the agenda today. After a first-class breakfast in the lounge at Conrad Tokyo – again served by extremely friendly people – we make our way to the next subway. Train station to fight again against the machines from which we just want to buy a normal…

  • Welcome to Japan
    Around the World,  Japan


    Tokyo An overnight flight lasting over ten hours from Auckland to Tokyo has the clear advantage that you don’t get off the plane dead tired when you arrive, but rather well rested. At least one should assume so. At Narita Airport, the immigration process runs surprisingly smoothly and shortly afterwards we find ourselves at a loss in front of the…