5 DAYS IN TOKYO, JAPAN – A FULL ITINERARY

5 days in Tokyo

Tokyo is one of the places in the world that most people want to and should try to experience at least once in their lifetime. We stayed in Tokyo for 5 nights during our travels around Asia and it still wasn’t enough. Here is how we spent 5 days in Tokyo.

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HOW TO PACK MINIMAL WHEN TRAVELING TO ASIA

traveling to asia

Packing minimal to almost anywhere is possible if you are willing to take up the challenge or feel sufficient with the little that you have. Traveling to Asia is huge and you need to consider the right climate to help you have a great trip and for allowing you to pack light.

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10 BEST DESTINATIONS TO VISIT IN 2017

Backpacking Asia

It is that time of the year when I stop reflecting on last years travel and start focusing on the amazing places I want to visit this year. If I listed every single place I would love to visit this year we would both be here for some time! However, I have managed to whittle down my long bucket list into the top 10 best destinations to visit in 2017 – enjoy and get travelling!

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The Crazy & Expressive Fashion of Harajuku, Tokyo

To get a glimpse of the wonderful things that make Japan so special, head to Harajuku. This is the shopping district that offers the most unusual and interesting shops and experiences. Take a stroll down Takeshita Dori and its various side streets to explore the chic fashion boutiques, delicious crepe stands and new, trendy food stores. Takeshita Dori leads onto Omotesando; a broad avenue similar to Paris’ Champs-Elysee.

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Great views of Tokyo from Tokyo Government Building, Japan

Located in Shinjuku, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building is a great place for tourists to enjoy incredible panoramic views of Tokyo and beyond, absolutely free. When the sky is clear, you can spot Mount Fuji, the Tokyo Skytree and Tokyo Tower along with other famous landmarks around the city. The North Observatory remains open to late into the night, ideal for those wishing to catch a view of Tokyo at sunset.

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