Sight Cities – Tokyo

Tokyo; Street vibes and skylines. Tokyo is one addictive city. It has a population density of 6,038 persons per square kilometre, and Sydney has 372 persons per square kilometre. It’s safe to say, there’s a lot more shit going on in Tokyo and you’ll only be scraping the surface of Japanese culture after being there for one week. Here’s just a dollop of the places that make this city one you want to come back to. Shinjuku Gyoen National Park I visited the park during Cherry blossom season, it was busy but still calm and tranquil. My eyes were spoilt by earthy and pastel colours while my feet glided over carpet-like grass. Groups of Japanese friends and families would pack their bento boxes and sit under Sakura trees to spend the afternoon. I would have happily planted myself under a tree for the rest of the afternoon without hesitation. Shibuya The energy of the Shibuya district is addictive and hypnotic. It feels like an outdoor games arcade on steroids (and in my instance, surrounded by people carrying the identical umbrellas). The streets are filled with department stores, high street brands and there are a lot of food options. Remember to … Continue reading Sight Cities – Tokyo