We Love Ramen
Alicja Lei

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Alicja Lei

We Love Ramen

We love it sooooooo much. So we basically make sure we are heading towards desired food, and if we see some sights along the way then all the better!

The Food

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Image - Harajuku Gyoza-ro
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Harajuku Gyoza-ro
Alicja:You will have to line up, but it's fine. Just take turns because the shopping around here is FAB!
Image - BrewDog
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BrewDog
Alicja:All the bars are in Rapongi, and it's super ex-patty, but this place was full of people just drinking beer and playing games. The best!
Image - Ichiran Ramen
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Ichiran Ramen
Alicja:I think we might have a pilgrimage to this place at least once a year. It's insanely good ramen that is served to you in a little cubby.
Image - Ichiran
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Ichiran
Alicja:It's a chain, but don't let that stop you...it's legit.
Image - Shin Udon
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Shin Udon
Alicja:I had an existential experience eating these fluffy, soft udon noodles. I cried afterwards because it was over.
Image - Chuka Soba Tomita Ramen
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Chuka Soba Tomita Ramen
Alicja:This is not in Tokyo, you have to take a 45 min train to get here and you may or may not get in. It's definitely interesting ramen.
Image - SAVOY 麻布十番店
Place
SAVOY 麻布十番店
Alicja:Tired of noodles? Go for some of the best pizza in the world!
Image - Tonkatsu Marugo
Place
Tonkatsu Marugo
Alicja:Fried pork, white rice and a side of curry sauce. What more could you want?
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Shopping

Can't stop won't stop

Image - GINZA SIX
Place
GINZA SIX
Alicja:Such a well styled shopping mall. If I was loaded, I could do some serious damage. But it was mostly just window shopping for me!
Image - Nakameguro
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Nakameguro
Alicja:A hipster-esk part of Tokyo. So may cafes and cool shops to stop at!
Image - OPENING CEREMONY TOKYO - OMOTESANDO
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OPENING CEREMONY TOKYO - OMOTESANDO
Alicja:It's one store that you could browse endlessly in. Well bought, well curated...you'll find something you just have to have for sure!
Image - Tsutaya Books Daikanyama
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Tsutaya Books Daikanyama
Alicja:Most of the books are in Japanese but this book shop is HUGE. So just spend a bit of time walking from building to building. It's cool.
Image - AINZ & TULPE (Skin Care)
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AINZ & TULPE (Skin Care)
Alicja:Make up make up make up and more make up. The Japanese to skin care so well, and it's so fun to look!
Image - Matsumoto Kiyoshi
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Matsumoto Kiyoshi
Alicja:Another awesome "drug store" where you can just endlessly browse skin care and make up brands.
Image - Don Quijote Ginza
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Don Quijote Ginza
Alicja:You won't understand this store until you go in. It's a chain, so just find one and check it out....every level.
Image - Lumine EST Shinjuku
Place
Lumine EST Shinjuku
Alicja:In most metro stations there will be a mall attached to it, and they are all so interesting!

Places we stopped along the way to food

Image - Yayoi Kusama Museum
Place
Yayoi Kusama Museum
Alicja:I would make this place a must stop. It's just facinating.
Image - Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Alicja:Serene and beautiful garden
Image - Sensō-ji
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Sensō-ji
Alicja:Come here and say a prayer
Image - Tsukiji Market
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Tsukiji Market
Alicja:We actually never woke up in time to check this out (think 3 am), but I'm going to put it here anyways cause we wanted to go!
Image - STARBUCKS COFFEE Shibuya TSUTAYA Shop
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STARBUCKS COFFEE Shibuya TSUTAYA Shop
Alicja:If you want the best view of the massive crossing, head here up to the second floor!
Image - Akihabara
Place
Akihabara
Alicja:We never bought anything, and it was a little bit creepy seeing all the anime booby ogling, but still something totally different to see!
Image - Imperial Palace
Place
Imperial Palace
Alicja:We only made it to the gardens because they closed right when we arrived, but it's a beautiful place to see!