This was the day I finally realized that the sun rises at 4:30am here. That helps explain why, after 5 days, I’m still waking up at 4:45 every day. I thought it was just jet lag, and I couldn’t figure out why I wasn’t getting over it yet.
Here are some of the exciting things we did that Thursday, our 5th full day in Tokyo: Continue reading
There was no way, with all the photos we’re taking this trip, to keep this off social media so that it’s a surprise when I get home. I’ve had my hair dyed purple. Well, partially. (It’s called “ombre” if you must know!) Continue reading
Jason in Akihabara
This day can be well characterized by the term “over-stimulation”. Here’s what we got up to:
Didn’t post a lot to Instagram that day, and most of what I posted was pictures of hedgehogs (which I also wrote about in a post just about them). But here they are:
Let’s see if we can get caught up a little. Here are some of the things we did today: Continue reading
A popular topic of conversation among my co-workers, in the days leading up to my trip, was interesting Japanese KitKat flavors. I promised to bring some back with me when I return. Here are the flavors I’ve found so far:
Kumamoto Green Tea
Purple Sweet Potato
I’m particularly excited about the green tea and the mint ones because a lot of the special flavors are white chocolate and tend to be a little too sweet. These two both have flavor between the layers, but chocolate on the outside. I haven’t tried any of these yet, but I’m looking forward to it!
Miraikan, The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
Wow, blogging while traveling is hard to keep up with. So here are some quick highlights of what we did on Monday.