In April of 2014, my wife Marilyn and I went to Japan for the first time. We planned our trip to enjoy cherry blossom season while exploring Kyoto, Hakone and Tokyo for two weeks.
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2-weeks in Kyoto, Hakone, and Tokyo.
Narita Airport, Shinkansen, Kyoto & a late-night snack.
Kyōto, Fushimi market guided tour.
Kyōto, Fushimi Inari-taisha, 伏見稲荷大社, 1,000 torii gates.
Kyōto, Nishiki Market.
Kyōto, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Pure water temple
Kyōto, Gion, 祇園, Maiko performance, Tea Ceremony, Gion Corner.
Kyōto, Nijo Castle, rain, cherry & plum blossoms.
Kyōto, Imperial Castle Gardens, 京都御所.
Osaka, Shinsaibashi, Namba, takoyaki, okonomiyaki.
Kyōto, Nara, deer, Kasuga Taisha, Todai-ji Temple.
Kyōto, Shinkansen, Odawara, Hakone & a ryokaan.
Hakone, Ryokan, yukata’s & omakase.
Hakone, Owakudani, Lake Ashinoko, Hakone Jinja, smelt & boiled eggs.
Hakone, Odawara, Tokyo & Meguro.
Tokyo, Shibuya & the Yamanote line.
Tokyo, Park Hyatt, Izakaya & cocktails at Bar Ishinohana.
Tokyo, Harajuku, Tonkatsu, crepes, Yoyogi Park & Meriji Shrine.
Tokyo, Ueno Park, cherry blossoms, hanami & street food.
Tokyo, Akihabara & arcades.
Tokyo, Mitaka & the Studio Ghibli Museum.
Tokyo, Ginza & a Kabuki Show.
Tokyo, Tsukiji Fish Market & breakfast sushi.
Tokyo, Shinjuku & a crazy show at Robot Restaurant.
Tokyo, Ippudo Ramen & a flight back to Orlando.
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