Tokyo - Getting lost in translation

As a tall foreigner, it's a lot of fun to explore Shibuya, Shinjuku, Harajuku, Ueno and other strange places.

  • Crossroads

    The busiest pedestrian walkway in the world. I had a coffee at the window on the second floor of the Starbucks straight ahead, watching the flow of people below.

    Shibuya crossing

  • Clear as mud

    Tokyo subway map

  • For a relaxing time

    The infamous bar where several pivotal scenes took place in Lost in Translation.

    New York Bar at 52nd floor, Park Hyatt

  • West meet east

    The skyscrapers of the sober western part of Shinjuku cast their shadows on the eastern part which is Tokyo's liveliest night spot. In the middle is Shinjuku Station, often considered to be the busiest station in the world.


  • Happy dragon

    Rinnoji temple

  • Enter the dragon

    East Shinjuku

  • Gamers

    There's a lot of noise and smoke in these places.

    Pachinko hall in East Shinjuku

  • Room with a view

    View from 52nd floor, Park Hyatt

  • Beneath the cherries

    This place is one of the best locations to enjoy the cherry blossom in springtime.

    Ueno Park