Maid cafe, Ninja house and Sumo wrestling

This is a post about the good, the great and the kooky of Tokyo life. Maid cafes For those of you unfamiliar with maid cafes the first thing to note is that there is nothing untoward or salacious about them. Whilst a kinkier version almost certainly exists in the weird and wonderful place that is…

Nagoya: the museum in front is a Toyota

I picked up my JR Pass from the collection point at Narita airport and headed into Tokyo where I planned to stay one night before heading south to Kyoto. After 8 hours sleep in a room no bigger than a rabbit hutch, I uncoiled myself, stretched back to full height and set out for Tokyo…