I took a trip to Tokyo, Japan in 2003 with my then-girlfriend (and now wife). We stayed in Ebisu—the area of Tokyo renowned for ramen noodles—and took forays into the city each day of the trip.
The famously on-time Japanese trains
Hachiko, the famously loyal dog who for several years would wait at the train station every day for his master to return, even years after the master’s death
Steamed buns! And next door… seriously? “Condomania”?
Writing prayers and well-wishes at the temple
Extravagant fashion on Takeshita Street
At a Ginza sushi joint
Ginza at night
Senso-ji, Tokyo’s oldest shrine
Asahi Beer Hall with the Asahi Flame on top
A tiny local restaurant where we ate lunch. When we first walked in, the owner rushed at us shouting “not gift shop, not gift shop!”. We assured her we were there to eat and enjoyed a really nice traditional meal
Daikanrasha, once the world’s tallest Ferris wheel, in Odaiba
Taking part in a self-driving car demonstration at Megaweb, an exhibition hall for Toyota