Edogawa Move!

Sorry it’s been a while between posts folks, things have been pretty busy as we finished our volunteer month at Heart Tokushima (something we would recommend to anybody who wants an excuse to visit Shikoku and will write more on later). After a quick visit to Hiroshima we headed back up to Tokyo to start … [Read more…]

Nikko and the Toshogu Shrine

If you like looking at grand shrines and temples Nikko is a place for you. It can easily be accessed on day trip from Tokyo, taking just over 2 hours (depending where you’re based of course).  It’s not the cheapest trip as part of the way you have to get the Shinkansen (bullet train). One … [Read more…]

Polar Bear Cafe ( Shirokuma Cafe) Takadanobaba

We first discovered Polar Bear Cafe about two years ago through Crunchyroll http://www.crunchyroll.co.uk/polar-bear-cafe/videos It’s a cute, funny anime about a polar bear who runs a cafe., but what makes it strange is that it exists in the human world, and no-one bats an eyelid. The regular customers of the cafe are also animals including a panda, … [Read more…]