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Meiji Jingu and Harajuku

Meiji Jingu and Harajuku


One of the most popular sites in Tokyo is the Meiji Shrine (Meiji Jingū), which is dedicated to the Emperor Meiji, the first emperor of ‘modern’ Japan, and the Empress Shoken. Emperor Meiji was born in 1852 and ascended to the throne is 1867 at a time when Japan’s feudal Shogunate era was coming to an … Continue reading

Week 24: Trigun and teriyaki


Sorry for the slightly late post – I was away over the weekend and have spent the last week finishing my epic eBay clearout (which ended up becoming my second job after I got home from my actual job)! Anyway, here’s the traditional format that this blog has become known for. I’m going to start … Continue reading