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Posted April 16th, 2013 - 5:49 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Hi Everyone,

FINALLY - after a 2 years break - I'll go back to Tokyo for a two weeks holiday starting from April, 27. Prior I've been living in Japan for about 1 year and I was joining some unforgettable CS-events in Tokyo. It's good to see how active the CS-community in Tokyo still is!!

I'm looking for outgoing locals or expats who would like to spend their time with me doing some fun things or just meet for a drink talking about what's new in the city. In return I want to show fellow travellers (Tokyo-beginners) my favorite places in Tokyo. Particularly, I'd be interested in doing a bike-trip through the city - never done that before, any advices from you experts ;)?

So, I'll arrive in Tokyo on April, 27 and depart on May, 10. Looking forward to meeting many of you!!

Posted April 17th, 2013 - 12:32 pm by from Tucson, United States (Permalink)
I'm new to Tokyo and I'd love to go exploring with you! Keep me updated on your plans! cheers!

Posted April 17th, 2013 - 1:28 pm by from Utrecht, Netherlands (Permalink)
Hi Florian,

I'm in Tokyo for about a month and a half, till the end of may and would love to meet new people. I'm up for anything, just learning more about Japan etc over a drink, seeying new places(I'm new to Tokyo) or exploring the city by bike (being Dutch I guess that would be the way to do it). So let me know if you wanna meet up!

Posted April 17th, 2013 - 1:49 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Hi Nicole and Anneke!

I'll arrive in Tokyo on Saturday the 27th and for my first week I actually don't have many plans yet. If you want, we can meet for a drink first and then decide what you wanna do. Exploring the city by bike would be so much fun, but I've never tried that before and I'm still waiting for advices from my Japanese friends ;)...

For my second week, my schedule is as follows:

5.5. - Daytrip to Kurayami-Matsuri (traditional Japanese festival in Fuchu, about 1 hour from Tokyo) with a Japanese friend
6.5. - Daytrip to Kamakura/Yokohama
7.5. - Daytrip to Jogasaki coast
8.5. - Daytrip to Fujigoko
9.5. - Daytrip to Nikko

All will be combined with hiking or cycling and experiencing beautiful nature and tradition. You are welcome to join me on my trips!

I'd recommend you to buy a Kanto Area Pass which allows you free rides on 3 consecutive days for 8000 Yen only. http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/kantoareapass/

Looking forward to hearing from you!
Florian


Posted April 17th, 2013 - 2:22 pm by from Utrecht, Netherlands (Permalink)
Hi Florian,

Sounds like a good plan! I haven't really got anything planned yet after the 27th so just let me know when you would like to meet for a drink and see from there. Kamakura/yokohama and Nikko are definitely on my to do list so that could be a nice possibility :).


Posted April 17th, 2013 - 3:03 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Absolutely ;)! Let's meet on the 28th evening in Shibuya, we can go to a nice Izakaya (Japanese bar) if you like? Anyone else wants to join us ;)???

Posted April 17th, 2013 - 3:14 pm by from Utrecht, Netherlands (Permalink)
28th shibuya sounds great! Looking forward to meeting you then!

Posted April 17th, 2013 - 4:02 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Yeah, looking forward to meeting you as well! Let's decide time and exact location later, but count on me ;)...

Posted April 17th, 2013 - 3:54 pm by from Murcia, Spain (Permalink)
Oh, its a pity that i cant join in 28th because i only will be in Tokyo from 13 to 17th... but anyway, if someone have any plan on that date, ill be there! :D

Posted April 22nd, 2013 - 8:19 am from Yokohama, Japan
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Posted April 22nd, 2013 - 8:33 am by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Absolutely, the more the merrier!! Funny that you've been living in Vienna, I'm sure there will be a lot to talk about... Lookign forward to meeting you all!!

Posted April 22nd, 2013 - 11:25 am by from Guadalajara, Mexico (Permalink)
Hi everyone, I arrived 2 weeks ago in Tokyo and I am here for two months. I would be happy to go out with you sometime if you don't mind.

Posted April 23rd, 2013 - 1:39 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Hi Sandra! Absolutely, can you us on the 28th?

Posted April 18th, 2013 - 2:35 am by from Tucson, United States (Permalink)
Hi Florian and Anneke,Meeting on the 28th sounds like a good plan! I won`t stay out too late, though, cause I work the next morning. But otherwise count me in!Florian, I think I will just miss you in Nikko - will go there for golden week(end), just before. But maybe I will join you for the festival on the 5th...we`ll see!

Posted April 18th, 2013 - 3:13 am by from Tokyo, Japan (Permalink)
Hey guys

It sounds like a nice gathering ... I live in tokyo as i work here fr cple of years n I wld like to join if u guys are ok .

Lemme know

Raj

Posted April 18th, 2013 - 7:21 am by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Of course Raj, I'll keep you posted about location and time to meet!!

Posted April 18th, 2013 - 7:21 am by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Hi Nicole! Great, looking forward to meeting you!!

Posted April 21st, 2013 - 10:37 pm from Mannheim, Germany
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Posted April 22nd, 2013 - 8:04 am by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Perfect ;). Wanna join us on the 28th as well?

Posted April 22nd, 2013 - 4:59 pm from Mannheim, Germany
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Posted April 23rd, 2013 - 1:55 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Hi everyone!

I'm really excited about meeting you guys!!!!! As some of us are quite new to Tokyo, I think it will be easiest to meet in front of the Hachiko statue near Shibuya station (Hachiko exit).

Sunday, 28th of April, 8pm

Unfortunately I don't have a Japanese mobile phone. Hope, time and location will be fine for you...

See you Sunday!

Florian

Posted April 23rd, 2013 - 3:55 pm by from Guadalajara, Mexico (Permalink)
28th at 8pm is perfect for me. I don't have any mobile phone either so hopefully I'll find the right place! See you there! Have a safe trip Florian!

Posted April 23rd, 2013 - 4:14 pm from Houston, United States
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Posted April 26th, 2013 - 1:20 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Not really Nohra. But I'm sure 8 will be early enough to find a table in an Izakaya or similar and Shibuya will offer us some places ;)...

Posted April 23rd, 2013 - 4:58 pm from Yokohama, Japan
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Posted April 24th, 2013 - 2:28 am by from Tokyo, Japan (Permalink)
I don't know I can go or not yet...
But if I can go back Tokyo until 8:00 PM, I'd like to join the party. :))

Posted April 24th, 2013 - 3:58 am by from Utrecht, Netherlands (Permalink)
28th at 8 pm is fine for me. I don't have a Japanese number either but I'll make sure I'm there on time :).

Posted April 26th, 2013 - 6:56 am by from Aarhus, Denmark (Permalink)
How nice with so many people gathering! I hope it's okay that I join as well! :-)
See you 8 pm on Sunday!
Helene

Posted April 26th, 2013 - 1:18 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Yeah, I'm really overwhelmed by all the responses!! See you all on Sunday!!

Posted April 27th, 2013 - 10:47 am by from Tokyo, Japan (Permalink)
Hi there!It sounds so much fun.I'm a local who recently returned Tokyo.Hope I can make it tomorrow and meet everyone. See you !

Posted April 27th, 2013 - 2:38 pm from Utsunomiya, Japan
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Posted April 27th, 2013 - 3:14 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Hello guys! In order to make sure you'll find me tomorrow in front of Hachiko - I'll be wearing a blue leather jacket and glasses and I have dark blonde hair ;). Looking forward to meeting you all!!

Posted April 28th, 2013 - 1:09 am by from Tucson, United States (Permalink)
Hey guys! In the end, am not sure if I can make it tonight. Please don't wait for me if I am not there, and have fun!

Posted April 28th, 2013 - 1:31 am by from Billericay, England (Permalink)
Hey this gathering sounds like fun - I hope I can join you all this evening :)

Posted April 28th, 2013 - 5:45 am by from Utrecht, Netherlands (Permalink)
See you tonight!

Posted April 28th, 2013 - 8:14 am by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
I could manage to reserve a table in an Izakaya. See you soon ;)!!

Posted April 28th, 2013 - 3:21 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Thank you so much for coming tonight, it was a lot of fun!! Hope to see you again... Florian

Posted April 30th, 2013 - 4:13 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Do you have any plans for tomorrow evening? I mean Wednesday, so actually today ;)... I would be free to hang out and would be nice to see you again!!

Posted April 30th, 2013 - 11:51 pm by from Guadalajara, Mexico (Permalink)
No I don't! I am available. :) Where would you like to go? I finish my work around 7 or 7:30 and I am working at Takadanobaba.

Posted May 1st, 2013 - 2:28 am by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Perfect ;)!! But can we meet in Shibuya, I think it's the easiest way...? I'll leave my room now for some sightseeing and I probably won't have access to internet all day.

So I'll just wait in front of Hachiko at 8 PM and it would be nice if you could come. Of course also everyone else is welcome to join ;)!!

Posted May 1st, 2013 - 2:40 am by from Tokyo, Japan (Permalink)
Im planning to go to shibuya hub in the eve ... Tht wld be nice to hangout ... So many ppl though ..
I have a number ... I wld try ma best to find u guys if im there ...
Incase ..... 080 33629027 ... Just drop a msg :-))

Ciao :-)

Posted May 1st, 2013 - 2:41 am by from Guadalajara, Mexico (Permalink)
I'll be there!

Posted May 1st, 2013 - 3:21 am by from Utrecht, Netherlands (Permalink)
I'm gonna try to make it! Hopefully see you tonight!

Posted May 1st, 2013 - 3:49 am from Yokohama, Japan
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Posted May 1st, 2013 - 4:18 am by from Tokyo, Japan (Permalink)
Me too.
If I can go there I gonna go.

I'd like to talk someone who I did't talk on last Sunday.

:D

Posted May 1st, 2013 - 7:05 am by from Tokyo, Japan (Permalink)
I think im the odd one as im meeting i guys fr the first time .. Sooooo hw i gonna recognize all of u as there r lots of ppl waiting at the same place ...

I will be in a black T , im lil tall n i look like horrible indian though .. It wld be easier fr u to find me .... :))))

:)

Posted May 1st, 2013 - 7:51 am by from Utrecht, Netherlands (Permalink)
Ok I'll keep an eye out for you. But I'm sure you will spot us. I'm wearing light blue pants and a black jacket.

See you soon!

Posted May 1st, 2013 - 8:11 am by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Wow, so nice that so many people will be coming again!! Don't worry Raj, we'll find you for sure. See you soon!!

Posted May 1st, 2013 - 8:31 am by from Tokyo, Japan (Permalink)
Thanks guys :-) lookin frwrd to see u all :-)

Posted May 1st, 2013 - 8:55 am by from Tokyo, Japan (Permalink)
do you have any idea for the night?
I found this craft beer drinking event just upstart of shibuya station.

500 yen for beer and open (last order) til 2130


Posted May 1st, 2013 - 9:01 am by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Wow, a beer drinking event sounds interesting ;)!! I would need something to eat before though... Maybe some Ramen or I was also thinking about an Indian restaurant - let's see...

Posted May 1st, 2013 - 9:11 am by from Tokyo, Japan (Permalink)
Dude ...... Indian food in japan ???? Hmmmmmm naaaaa its only fr japanese untill n unless u find a real good one ...

Best of livk though :-)))

Posted May 1st, 2013 - 9:23 am by from Cork, Ireland (Republic of) (Permalink)
I might go as well

Posted May 1st, 2013 - 9:55 am by from Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam (Permalink)
i wana join too.see you.

Posted May 1st, 2013 - 10:21 am by from Guadalajara, Mexico (Permalink)
Hi, I am sorry something came up at work. I won't be able to make it tonight. Sorry!

Posted May 1st, 2013 - 4:07 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Thank you all for coming, this was a fun night!!

Posted May 1st, 2013 - 4:14 pm by from Utrecht, Netherlands (Permalink)
It was! :)

Posted May 2nd, 2013 - 11:27 am by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Dear friends,

As announced yesterday, I'll go to a traditional Japanese festival outside Tokyo with Japanese friends this Sunday.

It's called "Darkness Festival" and it's the only festival of this kind in spring - usually they take place in summer only. Here's a link with at least some English information: http://www.gotokyo.org/en/kanko/fuchu/event/kurayamimaturi.html.

Please join us if you want! Meeting point will be directly on the platform of Keio-Line at Shinjuku staion at 9:15 AM.

However, I would like to limit this to only 5 people from CS. Sorry, but otherwise the group would be too big and I don't wanna feel kinda "in charge" if someone gets lost etc. I hope you understand ;)!

So, it would be a great pleasure to enjoy some Japanese tradition and culture with you guys! Who's in ;)?

Florian

Posted May 2nd, 2013 - 12:04 pm by from Guadalajara, Mexico (Permalink)
I am in! :-)

Posted May 2nd, 2013 - 6:24 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Perfect ;)

Posted May 7th, 2013 - 2:58 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Hi! Unfortunately I'll leave Japan soon and it would be very nice to say goodbye to you guys... So if you're interested, let's meet tomorrow (Wednesday) at 8 in front of Hachiko (as always). Hope to see some of you despite the short notice... Florian

Posted May 8th, 2013 - 3:55 am by from Tokyo, Japan (Permalink)
x_x
Omg. I can't go this time.

I hope you guys have a good time. :D

Posted May 8th, 2013 - 10:34 am by from Tokyo, Japan (Permalink)
I wiil be at hub after work .. Lets hav a drink if u r there ..