• Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tokyo 📸

    Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tokyo 📸

    Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tokyo, a photo dump. By commute, Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tokyo is more accessible by bus since the train station is about a 20-minute (brisk) walk away. There are no parking spaces available. Even on their website, it states that taking public transportation is more recommended.  The building has four floors: 1F: Starbucks Reserve, 2F:…

  • Itamae Sushi

    Itamae Sushi

    For sushi and sashimi, you can’t go wrong with Itamae Sushi. I go to their Akasaka branch since it’s near the apartment. It is in a bustling area with many bars and restaurants, and it looks the most accommodating and safe choice, especially for foreigners. The menu prices are reasonable, and I particularly enjoy the…

  • Ueno Zoo, an hour and a half before closing

    Ueno Zoo, an hour and a half before closing

    I visited the Ueno Zoological Gardens last summer. I had been to several places before the zoo, so I arrived about an hour and a half before closing. (To be honest, I just didn’t want to be roasting under the sun for hours—LOL!) To my delight, the zoo was still bustling with activity. Many animals…

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