Revisiting Tokyo: 18 Years Later

Revisiting Tokyo: 18 Years Later

  TOKYO: 18 YEARS LATER 1997~2015 By no means am I “old,” though I am without question getting older. Subtle heralds of this fact make their unwelcome presence known from time to time. Things such as not being able to drink all night and be completely hangover free...
Farewell to Ikebukuro

Farewell to Ikebukuro

As promised, this will be the last post of backdated Tokyo photos, this time all of them coming from the immediate vicinity of the temporary apartment Mary and I stayed in for the few months we were there. Not a lot of commentary this time around, I think I’ve...
Wrapping Up Tokyo

Wrapping Up Tokyo

It’s been 4 months since we left our temporary apartment in Tokyo and moved to Sendai and yet here I am still getting through all the photos I took there. It’s certainly a little ridiculous so I’m going to put these out of their misery once and for...
A Faithful Steed, Forgotten

A Faithful Steed, Forgotten

For a quick little update today, we’ve got this amazing old bike I came across back in Tokyo while taking a back street home from the grocery store. There’s a bit more info about the company that made it, Yamaguchi Bicycle, along with pics of the model...
A Bit of India in Ikebukuro

A Bit of India in Ikebukuro

There’s lots to like about eating out in Japan. Aside from the seemingly infinite variety and general high-quality of the food itself, there’s a lot to be said for how often I find the locale itself will add to the experience. Due to its relative scarcity,...
Chasing Faces:  A Tokyo Graffiti Hunt

Chasing Faces: A Tokyo Graffiti Hunt

Sometime during our first few weeks in Ikebukuro I started noticing that I was seeing the same face over and over. As I pushed around new corners and backstreets in an effort to explore, it was almost inevitable that I’d see that face somewhere before too long....

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