Tokyobling

Categories: Arts & Culture Events Sightseeing
Blogger: Robert
Description: Scratching out a living and trying to make sense of the chaos around me, stuck in Tokyo, and quite possibly lost in translation. This is a place for me to show what inspires me here in Tokyo, people, places and stuff.

Latest Posts

February 29th
One of the most famous “Temple Shrines” (temples that also functioned as shrines – it is a long a complicated story about the role of Japan’s two major religions Buddhism and Shinto) in Tokyo is the Toyokawa Inari Tokyo Betsuin in … Continue Reading
January 4th
The New Year’s Holidays are a little peculiar in central Tokyo. Many (if not most) Japanese spend the holidays traveling somewhere, either abroad or back to their parents or relatives around Japan. This means that Tokyo is a bit more deserted, a bit… Continue Reading
December 14th
Earlier this year saw the start of an interesting commercial preservation project in Tokyo’s Yanaka/Ueno area. Three traditional houses built in 1938 were renovated and turned into a joint restaurant/shop project, with a cafe, a tiny beer hall and a… Continue Reading
December 4th
This post will not be remembered for its aesthetic values, but it might be useful for tourists in Tokyo over the eager to get some Christmas shopping done! Feel free to disregard if commercialism is not your thing! If you are into character goods, seasona… Continue Reading