Category Archives: X2Y in Japan

X2Y | F2E: 寿司 [Sushi]

Sushi is the Japanese food that everybody knows, so let’s have a look at where and how you can eat sushi. There are four basic sushi styles that you will associate with the idea of “sushi”. Nigiri: this is a … Continue reading

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X2Y | P2V: Samurai Museum Shinjuku (Tokyo)

東京都新宿区歌舞伎町2-25-6. Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo Kabukicho 2-25-6 (Map) Website: https://www.samuraimuseum.jp/ Twitter: @MuseumSamurai Facebook: Samurai Museum Instagram: @samuraimuseumtokyo TripAdvisor: Samurai Museum   1900 ¥ (R: 800 ¥) The Samurai Museum is located in Kabukicho, in Shinjuku, about 10 minutes walking from the station. … Continue reading

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X2Y | I2K: Sakura House

While the Internet has made getting a hotel room pretty straightforward, sometimes a hotel room is not what you need for a stay. However, companies like Airbnb have been a shaky option for Japan – in summer 2018 a lot … Continue reading

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X2Y | T2D: Buying a yukata in Tokyo / Comprando un yukata en Tokio | TOKYO 135º

One of the things that I have done in Japan is buying a yukata. A yukata [浴衣] is the simplified version of a kimono [着物], usually worn in summer, generally for festivals (matsuri [祭]) or watching fireworks (hanabi [花火]). It … Continue reading

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Studio Esperanto 花魁體驗 Oiran Experience in Kyoto

Studio ESPERANTO Kokoro Kyoto Okazaki Studio Japan, 〒606-8436 Kyōto-fu, Kyōto-shi, Sakyō-ku, Awataguchi Toriichō, 53-37 ココロ岡崎ビル (map) 〒606-8436 京都府京都市左京区粟田口鳥居町53-37 ココロ岡崎ビル Website: http://www.studio-esperanto.com/ Instagram: @esperanto_kokoro_kyoto_studio Facebook: エスペラント Kokoro Kyoto Okazaki Studio Twitter: @STUDIOESPERANTO Tripadvisor: ESPERANTO Kokoro Kyoto Okazaki Studio In summer 2017, … Continue reading

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X2Y | P2V: Rainbow Bridge (レインボーブリッジ / Reinboo buriiji), Tokyo

The Rainbow Bridge connects the artificial island of Odaiba (jokingly referred to in SemiRandom as ShoppingCentreLand) to mainland Tokyo above Tokyo Bay. It is anchored between Shibaura Pier (Shibaurafuto) and the Odaiba waterfront. It was completed in 1993 by Kawasaki. … Continue reading

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Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki: Maiko Transformation experience

Shiki’s Head Shop: 351-16 Masuya-cho, Kodaiji Minamimon, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi Website: http://www.maiko-henshin.com/en/ Twitter: @maiko_shiki Facebook: 舞妓体験・変身スタジオ「四季」 Instagram: @maiko_henshin_shiki TripAdvisor: Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten What is this about?: Basically, a you get dressed up as a maiko (geisha apprentice) and get … Continue reading

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