Backpacking in Tokyo, Japan 2004

I was still contemplating on a writing and layout style for my backpacking trip to Tokyo, Japan during March 2004. While I am still cracking my peanuts brains, I would start by writing a brief synposis on my backpacking adventure.

Period of travel: End March 2004 to 1st week April 2004
Airline: Singapore Airlines
Accommodation: Stayed @ Evon’s (ex-colleague) place in Araki, Chiba. She was studying there at that time. Thanks for hosting me and showing me around, check out her blog too!

Country information

  • Japan National Travel Organisation Website
  • – Lonely Planet Guide Book (Tokyo)
    – Local guides and maps
    Getting around in Tokyo by trains:

  • Japan Rail
  • Areas visited:
    – Shinjuku
    – Shibuya, Harajuku
    – Roppongi
    – Odaiba/Tokyo Bay Area
    – Tokyo Station Area, Imperial Palace
    – Akihabara
    – Ginza
    – Ueno, Asakusa
    – Yokohama
    – Abiko, Araki
    – Narita

    Estimated travelling expenses :$2k overall approx

    Number of photographic memories recorded: 587

    Travelling experience: Priceless + Awesome + Cooling Spring Weather + Extreme challenge in human communications

    To Be Continued

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