My mom and I just got back from a week in Japan, where we spend 2.5 days in Tokyo, and 4 days in Kyoto!
I already shared my videos of the sakura in Kyoto, but wanted to share my Tokyo videos and photos too!
Here's what my trip looked like~
First 2 Days:
We arrived late night at Narita Airport, and took the train into Tokyo. We were staying in Shinjuku, so after we got to the AirBnb and dropped off our stuff, we headed out to the Golden Gai to look around and find food. The Golden Gai is a collection of really tiny bars and eateries that usually only have 5-6 seats. Its fun to just wander the alleys and see what you can find :)
The next morning we headed straight to Harajuku to visit the Meiji Shrine. It was early in the morning and it was sooo peaceful - definitely check out my video, its gorgeous! After that we grabbed breakfast in Harajuku and just wandered the shopping streets. I hit up my favorite used clothing store and found some cute things^^
After that, I was lucky enough to visit YouTube Space Tokyo! It had an amazing view of the city and is a studio where lots of YouTubers can come to make videos and use YouTube's really expensive equipment haha!
The next day we went to the Imperial Palace to see the cherry blossoms but there weren't that many out yet, then headed to a Peter Rabbit themed cafe that was ADORABLE.
The next day we went to Kyoto, and you can check out all that footage HERE!
After 4 days in Kyoto we came back for about 24 hours in Tokyo before our flights home :(
We dropped off our bags and headed to Shibuya Crossing because it wouldn't be a trip to Tokyo without it! We sat in the Starbucks overlooking the crosswalk and just people watched for hours.
The next morning I had time to grab coffee at a cafe I've really wanted to go to, and then we headed to the airport.