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After the Storm — ShootTokyo – Tokyo Travel Article

After the Storm — ShootTokyo Amazingly Japan has 17 public holidays.   The way the holidays fall this year I end up with 6 long weekends this fall.   They have arranged them in such a way that you get a lot of long weekends.  A few fall on Thursdays so you take Friday as a vacation day and get a 4 day weekend.  This weekend happens to be one of them; 文化の日, or Culture Day was on Friday.   I didn’t realize until the…

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Time for a Change (Part 2) – Tokyo Travel Article

Time for a Change (Part 2) This blog post will be the final post with my Leica M Monochrom.   This camera has served me well for the past five years.  It has traveled the world with me.  But, I’m enjoying shooting the Leica M10 and ready to move on.   I’ll start posting some M10 images soon.  More on why I’m changing in my last post. My friend Steve was in town from Taipei.  Whenever he is in town, we always try to meet up.  This time was no…

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Kakigori at Yelo – Let it snow! – Japanese food – Tokyo Blog – Tokyo Travel Article

Kakigori at Yelo – Let it snow! – Japanese food – Tokyo Blog Kakigori, Japanese shaved ice, is one of the most refreshing treats you can get yourself in the summer. The “flakes” are much lighter than the shaved ice in Denmark, almost like a cup full of snow, and the fluffy texture makes it almost impossible to eat without a spoon. You can get kakigori at lots of places all over the city, but the very best comes from…

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Kakigori at Yelo – Let it snow! – Japanese food – Tokyo Blog – Tokyo Travel Article

Kakigori at Yelo – Let it snow! – Japanese food – Tokyo Blog Kakigori, Japanese shaved ice, is one of the most refreshing treats you can get yourself in the summer. The “flakes” are much lighter than the shaved ice in Denmark, almost like a cup full of snow, and the fluffy texture makes it almost impossible to eat without a spoon. You can get kakigori at lots of places all over the city, but the very best comes from…

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Tokyo Events This Week: Brazil Day, Fireworks and Handmade in Japan Festival – Tokyo Travel Article

Tokyo Events This Week: Brazil Day, Fireworks and Handmade in Japan Festival Tokyo events for Monday, July 15 to Sunday, July 21, 2019This week in Tokyo brings many activities—from lantern festivals, cultural events, fireworks, a handmade market, comedy nights and more. |credit| | Photo by Creema public relations officeMarine Day Lantern Festival in OdaibaOver 50,000 candles will be lit and placed in paper lanterns in honor of Marine Day, a Japanese national holiday. Tokyo Cheapo has the best deal on Ninja Mobile…

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