>>23/02/2014, Sunday, Ueno
Day 9 (tokyo day 2) OOTD ^^;
Top and skirt all new bought! And I decided to french braid my hair!
Our Tokyo accommodation has been decided to be fixed at one place...
Because we think it's redundant to move around just for a place to sleep~
And I chose the super convenient UENO! :)
[NON-SMOKERS HOTEL UENO]
This hotel was recently changed from the name CUBE Hotel~
Its living up to its name because smokers are banned from staying...
Its a really comfy (and small - a norm) hotel in a convenient location
It is at the side corner of the few shopping streets~
With the station entrance just 20 steps away!
My room :) Building is a total of 13 levels so 7th floor isn't too bad I think~
The room is really small probably 3/4 of a normal HDB room only...
But they have everything available, from fridge to hair dryer, even air humidifier!
Although, the staff was shockingly rude given the service standard in Japan~
Else, all is good and perfect! :)
My view once step out of my room door~
Ueno Station~ Our 2nd day in Tokyo is to tour Ueno :)
Me in my new bag and new 500yen winter coat!
Walking to out destination, the cat cafe!
NEKOMARU Cafe ★
It is my first ever trip to a cat cafe~ I loved it so much!!!
And to my surprise, le husband enjoys it very much too :)
After our cafe trip, we headed out...
To find food at Yoshinoya!!
How can one not eat a beef bowl in Yoshinoya once when in Japan?
Not only the taste is different, even the atmosphere is different too~
Le husband enjoying it :)
Ameyoko!! In short for the full name of the market~
Ameya Yokocho (its like our pasar malam just that its permanently there)
You can find practically anything & everything essential here~
Most importantly, almost all things are so cheap here!
One of my best buy is found in a 2nd hand shop here~
Despite being listed as one of the most dangerous neighborhood in Tokyo~
I really like Ueno, no matter day time or night :)
And has never find it dangerous!
And we tried the kebab! Its my first try!!
The people selling the kebab are honestly, quite intimidating!
I have never dared to queue for it all my trips thou it smells really good~
So with le husband this trip! We made it into the queue~
It is so so so juicy and yummy!!! Awesome kebab!
Totally different from the dry and hard ones in pasar malam!
And... this shop is still there~
I bought myself some mixed flavour soft cream~
Ice cream in winter! Is not kidding man, its freezing!
Especially when you eat it in a park! With cold wind breezing thru~ lol~
But anyway, we had a short walk into Ueno park!
And the lucky us, one Sakura tree has decided to bloom~
Wefie, with the sakura!
I'll always tell le husband how beautiful it is at Ueno park when it full blooms~
And its a pity that we are not in the season yet~
Would have been awesome if we could see sakura together~
This one sakura tree seems to have heard my inner voice!
It bloomed! And its the best wedding gift for us :)
After our park walk, we headed back to the hotel for some rest~
And that's when I spotted a couple of nail salons just the building beside!
So, I have always wanted to do my nails once a lifetime in Japan!
I finally did and I am so happy with their skills, design and service!
Selfie of the day! Taken in the pretty restaurant for dinner :3
Its a restaurant that sells mainly Tsukune (minced chicken meat balls)
Also a Izakaya, they have lots of tsumami (small dishes to go with alcohol)
I am so in love with tatami seats, So naturally I asked for it :)
FUKUMAME is located beside the arcade opposite IOIO
Its very easy to locate and once you get out of the lift, its the restuarant!
Nikijyaga! This is my favourite Japanese dish!
I have attempted to make some for le husband a few years ago~
But failed! Hahaha, like what my ex boss said~ its really not easy!
And le husband normally doesn't like sweet sauced hot dish (like sukiyaki)
But he loves this! *beams*
Their tsukune comes in all kind of flavours~ some very creative!
But we only tried the conservative flavours like mentaiko mayo~
Not in for too adventurous flavours yet! Haha~
That pretty much sums up my day in Ueno!
And goodbye my 9th honeymoon day T_____T
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