2017 Shizuoka Izu Tokyo

  • Our usual go-to Izakaya everytime we touchdown in tokyo. Good sake list, good food & great service !
    October 31 2017

    酒の穴 Ginza Tokyo

    Our usual go-to Izakaya everytime we touchdown in tokyo. Good sake list, good food & great service !
  • So happen to be here on 1 Nov to catch a glimpse of the Shinto rituals commerating the establishment of Meiji Shrine in 1920 on this very day
    November 01 2017

    Toyko - Meiji Jingū 明治神宮

    So happen to be here on 1 Nov to catch a glimpse of the Shinto rituals commerating the establishment of Meiji Shrine in 1920 on this very day
  • Our first time to trendy Takeshita Steet although we have been to tokyo many times
    November 01 2017

    Harajuku 原宿

    Our first time to trendy Takeshita Steet although we have been to tokyo many times
  • Fancy a crepe wrapped cheese cake ? You can't miss the numerous crepes stalls in Harajuku
    November 01 2017

    Crepes of Harajuku

    Fancy a crepe wrapped cheese cake ? You can't miss the numerous crepes stalls in Harajuku
  • Great lunch stop in Harajuku. Fusion style?  Bonito Avocado udon or  traditional curry beef udon ... both excellent. https://goo.gl/maps/gyUPPm1cJfr
    November 01 2017

    Udon Iroha うどん伊呂波

    Great lunch stop in Harajuku. Fusion style? Bonito Avocado udon or traditional curry beef udon ... both excellent. https://goo.gl/maps/gyUPPm1cJfr
  • Tucked under a staircase, the thick dense aroma of roasted coffee fills the place.
    November 01 2017

    The Roastery by Nosy Coffee

    Tucked under a staircase, the thick dense aroma of roasted coffee fills the place.
  • Seriously impressive list of namasake in this izakaya. We are lucky to get a 1.5 hr slot without a reservation
    November 01 2017

    Akaoni 赤鬼 izakaya

    Seriously impressive list of namasake in this izakaya. We are lucky to get a 1.5 hr slot without a reservation
  • Day trip to Mt Takao and a good soak in an onsen before heading back to Tokyo
    November 02 2017

    Mt Takao 高尾山

    Day trip to Mt Takao and a good soak in an onsen before heading back to Tokyo
  • Enjoying a charcoal grilled chicken lunch course in a private garden setting. Dont rush this meal, plan for at least 2 to 2.5hrs.…
    November 02 2017

    Ukai Toriyama うかい鳥山

    Enjoying a charcoal grilled chicken lunch course in a private garden setting. Dont rush this meal, plan for at least 2 to 2.5hrs. https://goo.gl/maps/PXriJDNy5y92
  • November 02 2017

    Ki Ji Okonomiyaki きじ

    Fast-food like place but great place to satisfy your craving for okonomiyaki
  • November 03 2017

    Shiraito Falls 白糸の滝

    From Tokyo to Shizuoka, we stop at Shin-Fuji Station to take a detour to this waterfall. There are mixed reviews online but I absolutely loved this falls
  • November 03 2017

    Aoi Beer Stand

    Quaint little beer place, a friendly bartender, 6 seats, 6 taps from Shizuoka's own Aoi Brewery
  • November 03 2017

    Teuchi Soba Tagata たがた

    My favourite resaurant for this trip. While looking for a soba restaurant, we found this hole-in-wall place with excellent soba and tempura. Thank you Chef Osamu Tagata and staff for making us feel very happy ... highly recommended.
  • November 03-04 2017

    Kunōzan Tōshōgū 久能山東照宮

    40mins bus ride to Nihondaira 日本平, via cable car to Kunozan to visit the original burial place of the first Shōgun, Tokugawa Ieyasu.
  • November 04 2017

    Mochimune Station 用宗駅

    The plan was to go to Mochimune harbour to eat shirasu don but they were sold out !
  • November 04 2017

    Macha Ice Cream at Nanaya

    Everything of Shizuoka is about green tea. Nanaya, the ice cream that comes in 7 levels of macha intensity
  • November 05 2017

    Yui Town 由比町

    A short train ride from Shizuoka is Yui, the sakura ebi town. Cross the dark tunnel to the harbour side and be rewarded with fresh caught sakura ebi meals for Y1000
  • November 03-05 2017

    Shizuoka City 静岡

    Of street performances, Shizuoka oden, supermarkets and S-Pulse Dream Plaza
  • November 05 2017

    Ikinari Steak

    Felt like eating beef tonight, though this is a chain restaurant, I kind of like it. No frills, just choose your cut of meat, tell them how many grams and prices range from Y7 to Y10 per grams.
  • November 05-06 2017

    Ferry - Shimizu to Toi Port 清水港 - 土肥港

    I opted for the ferry instead of the usual train and bus. Was a cloudy day as such Mt Fuji was a no-show.
  • November 06 2017

    Toi 土肥

    Exploring the quiet little town of Toi, connecting with a thousand year old tree. Lunch at Sakura, small eatry with excellent fried platter before we checked-in to your ryokan
  • November 06-07 2017

    Bokusui 牧水荘

    What better way to experience Toi than to stay over in a Ryokan. Feeling relaxed after a soak in the Onsen, followed with a seafood dinner with ise-ebi (lobster) and the dancing awai (abalone)
  • November 07 2017

    Shuzenji Onsen 修善寺温泉

    The mixed of new and old in this onsen town. Traditional mushroom stores, old retro amusement game stalls, shires together with modern craft designer stalls in-between
  • November 07 2017

    Soba Omakase さくだ

    Chanced upon a soba omakase experience in a makeshift looking straw hut for Y500. You can't beat this !
  • November 07-09 2017

    Yugashima Onsen - Shirakabeso 天城湯ヶ島温泉 白壁荘

    The ryokan had multiple buildings and was huge, you need a map to navigate the place. It holds a lot of history with antique treasures hidden in every corner
  • November 08 2017

    Joren Falls 浄蓮の滝

    1st stop for the day. Easy reach from the bus stop, down a long flight of stairs. We bought a huge wasabi from the stall near the viewing area. Wasabi ice cream with salt was also unique. The other food and souvenir stall are near the bus stop. 1 hr+ at a leisurely pace.
  • November 08 2017

    Kawazu 7 waterfalls 河津七滝

    2nd stop for the day - the Kawazu 7 waterfall trails. We started at the nanadaru bus stop as we wanted to catch lunch first. Nice leisurely 2 hour trail with lots of stairs to train your leg power
  • November 09 2017

    Mishima to Tokyo

    Mt Fuji finally decided to show us her snowcap.
    3 connections from Yugashima Onsen (Local Bus) -> Shuzenji Station ( IzuHakone Train) -> JR Mishima (Shinkansen) -> Tokyo
  • November 09-12 2017

    Bottle Shopping

    The search sakes and whisky
  • November 09 2017

    Taiyaki Wakaba たいやき わかば

    Saw a taiyaki stall on my google map that was only a few hundred meters away ... so I naturally walked towards it
  • November 09 2017

    Ueno Station Around

    Ameyoko market (アメ横市場) and around. One of the cheapest place to buy souvenir snack home. Mixed feeling of this place ... one of the few places in japan that you can actually bargain
  • November 09 2017

    Takahashi Ramen たかはし • タカハシ

    Recommended by a friend. Unique tasting broth which has been seasoned wtih grilled flying fish. Charshu comes as 2 different cuts. Taste is spot on.
  • November 09 2017

    Hitachino Brewing Lab Tokyo

    One of those places that I keep missing on previous trips due to all sorts of reasons
  • October 31 - November 11 2017

    Tokyo

    Misc stuff in Tokyo
  • November 10 2017

    Retro Renga-Tei 煉瓦亭

    This restaurant is believed to be one of the first in Japan to serve a Western-style menu and created the first omurice and tonkatsu
  • October 30 - November 10 2017

    Back to Singapore

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