From September 2013

Nezu Museum

I’ve posted about a number of Tokyo museums over the past few months (sorry if this is getting boring) but among my favourite has to be Nezu Museum (根津美術館) in the decidedly ‘old money’ neighbourhood of Aoyama which combines a stunning modern building with a beautiful traditional Japanese garden. Read more

Tokyo Day Trip to Mount Takao

Tokyo gets exceedingly hot and humid during the summer, so much so that it can be tempting to stay home in the comforting embrace of your air conditioning. On one such day in August I decided to escape the city for cooler climes of Mount Takao (高尾山) in the far west of the city in Hachiōji. Read more