Follow up to the last article on Kanda & Kanda Shrine. Continue reading What does Kanda mean? (part two)
People have been asking for this one since 2013. I finally did it in 2 parts. Continue reading What does Kanda mean?
Ōme was far from Edo but today it is one of the most beautiful areas of the Greater Tōkyō Metropolitan Area. It also has a connection to a legendary Kantō samurai hero. Continue reading What does Ōme mean?
Continuing with our 27th installment of exploring Edo-Tōkyō Continue reading Ōedo Line: Ochiai-Minami-Nagasaki
Continuing with our 23rd installment of exploring Edo-Tōkyō via the Ōedo Line. Continue reading Ōedo Line: Yoyogi and Shinjuku
The autumn leaves are changing. It’s time to tackle the otaku mecca – Akihabara! Continue reading What does Akihabara mean?
The story of the Kanda River is a story as old as Edo itself. It is part and parcel of the evolution of the city. Continue reading The Kanda River
More rivers than you can shake a stick at!
You know, if you’re into that sort of thing… Continue reading The Rivers of Edo-Tokyo
It’s sounds inaka, but so does your mom. Continue reading What does Tamachi mean?
Suidobashi mean “aqueduct bridge” because in the Edo Period there was a water pump here that allowed two rivers to cross without merging. Continue reading What does Suidōbashi mean?