Tag: Ueno Park

An afternoon wander through Asakusa

Even though we've been before (a couple of times!), we took one of our afternoons in Tokyo last week to have a wander around Asakusa. It's definitely a neighbourhood of two halves: a very touristy side and a more authentic side. I think we saw both. We'd spent the morning wandering around Ueno Park in ...

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Heroic Japanese drinks?

I passed by this drinks machine near Ueno Park in Tokyo and couldn't resist taking a photo. I was secretly hoping it would be stocked with some form of Marvel Comics-related drinks... X-Men Cola? Mutant Juice? Sadly, it was full of the same drinks all other machines seem to have in Tokyo - coffee, green ...