Best. Trip. Ever.



Day 1 - The geeks in Akihabara, scrambled crossing in Hachiko Square, the boutiques in Shibuya

Day 2 - Meiji shrine, the crazy crazy Takeshita Dori, evening stroll in Shinjuku, the old red light district of Kabukicho

Day 3 - Tsukiji fish market, shopping at Muji, eating at an Izakaya with local friends

Day 4 - Kodama Express from Tokyo to Hakone, Lake Ashi, cannot-miss-in-Japan onsen at a ryokan, traditional 9-course dinner Kaiseki

Day 5 - Shinkansen from Odawara to Kyoto, Ramen at the 'mecca of ramen', walking through Pontocho alley and other bylanes

Day 6 - Temples in Higashimaya, Kinkakuji temple, Kamogawa river and binge shopping at Uni Qlo

Day 7 - Fushimi Inari on the outskirts of Kyoto, Todaiji temple in Nara

Day 8 - Walking through Kyoto Imperial Gardens, Arashiyama, the best-steak-ever at Otsaku, Path of bamboo, Tenryuji shrine

Day 9 - Himeji castle, food tour in Osaka

Day 10 - Hikari from Kyoto to Tokyo, streets of Ginza, more boutiques in Shibuya, yakitori in Shinjuku

Day 11 - People watching in Ginza, local reco Monjayaki for dinner in Kachidoki



Tags: Asia