Before anything else, I’d like to wish everyone a wonderful 2017! How did you welcome the new year? Would love to know. Just leave it on the comment box. 🙂
As for me, it was by far the best because I got to spend 2 weeks with my mom and younger sis here in Japan. My joy was beyond words! God is so good! On the gloomy part, my husband and I saw them off at the airport yesterday. It’s true that everything has an end. However, in every end, there’s always a new beginning. That being said, I believe we’ll see each other again and we’ll start making new memories.
That’s why I was MIA in the last 2 weeks. I wanted to spend all my time catching up with them and take them to good places in Tokyo. So here.. let me recommend those spots to you.
Apart from the renown Tokyo Disneyland and Disneysea, there are a bunch of places in Tokyo that are worth your time alone, with friends and family.
This is known to be the second aquarium built in Japan, following Kyoto Aquarium. What’s unique about it is that artificial seawater is being used for all tanks (except freshwater tanks) with the help of technology. It’s said that utilizing artificial seawater yields the aquarium to sustain an unfailing water quality all the time, providing a snug abode for the aquatic creatures. My family and I were truly amazed by their system and the sight of different kinds of marine species that were completely new to us.
Guinness World Records certified this prodigious work as the tallest tower in the world boasting its 634m height in 2011. When we queued for tickets, it was longish. 😀 I guess people were just thrilled to take a look at Tokyo from above. Indeed, it was fabulous!
Every other day, the lighting patterns vary between “Iki” and “Miyabi”. That point, we witnessed the Iki lighting motif when the dim blue highlights on the central pillar show a water theme in honor of the Sumida River.
Dreaming of rubbing elbows with Madonna, Lady Gaga, Audrey Hepburn, and a lot more? Oh wait, I mean their wax figures. 😄 Personally, I was blown away! They looked really real. Wow, the people behind those masterpieces are absolutely talented. It was also good to know a bit about Madame Tussauds. Great woman! 👏
Generally, kids would love this but we did have fun looking around the place as grown-ups. LOL! Looking back, I never had lego as a child to play with. So I enjoyed it! The ride was calm but a little witty.
Commonly known as Ueno Zoo and the oldest zoo in Japan which was established back in 1882. It has expanded and has received scads of animals from overseas. I was glad to see some animals for the first time in my 26 years of living. 😀 Say, okapi that I only saw in pictures when I was an online English teacher.
If you want to know more about these places, just click the titles and you’ll be taken to their official websites in English. You’re welcome! 😄
2017, more adventures, lessons, and great things to happen! Claim it, ya’ll! 😊