Archive for the 'Japan' Category

Daijoubu Desu Ka?

Posted at October 26th, 2005 by cosmo

10 great iPhotos Originally uploaded by Monatopia. We debated posting about this as it was one of the most unsettling events either of us can remember witnessing. In the end, we decided that we needed to know more about what was happening, and the only way we would be able to do that was to […]

Vacation. Where every night is Happy Hour and every morning is Saturday. And not always in a good way.

Posted at October 25th, 2005 by cosmo

Standing Bar Originally uploaded by Monatopia. Today we decided to take it easy as our feet were killing us. We did a very good job of sticking to that until we met Yoko at the Standing Bar with the Little Prices. One of our best meals in Tokyo so far. It is in a basement […]

Tokyo Fish Market, Asakusa Da Feet and Defeat

Posted at October 24th, 2005 by cosmo

Fish Market Originally uploaded by Monatopia. Holy Shit! Packed into the subwayon the way to Tokyo’s amazing fish market at Tsukiji. Full body contact with strangers. Adorable Japanese woman sitting in seat I’m standing in front of, resting her head on my hip. Can’t move. Scott irrated because we accidently bought JR tickets, should have […]

Kawagoe or… Burlingame?

Posted at October 23rd, 2005 by cosmo

Kawagoe Originally uploaded by Monatopia. Lots of fun figuring out public transportation in Japanese. We’re on the express, so we are either going to be in Kawagoe very soon, or… even further from it. None of our friends in Tokyo could figure out why we wanted to go to Kawagoe. I guess it was sorta […]

So Hungry We Could Eat a Whale!

Posted at October 22nd, 2005 by cosmo

Maid Cafe Originally uploaded by Monatopia. Akihabara. Electronics. Oh My God Electronics. CES with stairs. Electronics we didn’t know existed that now we can’t live without. Searching for a Maid Cafe. From what we read, they should have been everywhere. And perhaps they were. We only saw one maid and she didn’t speak any English. […]

Scott & Mona: Karaoke Style aka Won’t be Trying that at Home

Posted at October 21st, 2005 by cosmo

Scott & Mona Originally uploaded by veroyama. That wasn’t Happy Hour – That was ecstatic hour. In which I lost my virginity to Nancy Sinatra and then had a three way with Scott and Nirvana (see picture). Yes. That’s right folks. Our second night in town and we’ve already been to Karaoke. This week’s Happy […]