I love visiting aquariums, and one that I like very much is Sunshine Aquarium in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. It’s located at the top floor AND the roof of a building in the middle of the city.
During my last summer living in Tokyo I went on many short outings to have many memories to bring back with me to Sweden. I enjoyed (and still enjoy) walking along small roads in areas not very frequented by tourists.
One day in August 2013 I visited a cat café in Tokyo. Here are some photos!
At the end of July 2013 two of my friends came to Tokyo for holiday, so one evening we went together with a Japanese friend to an izakaya (traditional Japanese pub). I really like the atmosphere at izakayas, and the food is usually very different/exotic and tasty!
I have only visited one zoo in Japan so far, and that was Ueno Zoo in the middle of Tokyo. I wouldn’t mind going there again. It was a very nice zoo with many beautiful and some rare and exotic animals. The most famous are of course the pandas!
It’s only for 2.5 weeks of holiday, but it feels amazing to be back in Tokyo!
Something very fun that me and my family did when they visited me in Japan in 2013 was that we went to Hakkeijima Sea Paradise, just outside Tokyo. It’s a very big aquarium with several houses and areas; one of them is outside where you can see penguin shows, touch the white whale and play with the dolphins.
At the end of March and beginning of April of 2013 my family came to visit me in Tokyo. We did all sorts of things, and I showed them my favorite spots and the different sides of Tokyo.
When I lived in Tokyo between 2012-2013 we only had snow for one single day. Me and my room mate took the opportunity to build a snowman in the square outside the train station, to the amusement of the Japanese… Then eventually March came around, and I visited shrines and parks to enjoy the spring foliage.
It’s been a while now since I read fantasy literature… But it’s interesting to explore other genres too.