Chureito Pagoda and Mount Fuji cherry blossoms

“He who climbs Mount Fuji once is a wise man, he who climbs it twice is a fool“ OK so this applies to “climbing” and not “watching”, this mystic and sometimes frustrating mountain has its own charm. Year after year I discover new locations around the Yamanashi and Shizuoka prefectures but there in one spot which

Mathematics : Apollonius Circle applied to Tokyo Skytree and the Tokyo Tower

Mathematics class meant depression for me in school and I think am not alone in saying this. A class full of students vying for the teachers attention and the brightest in the class always miles ahead, I sank into my own space, building a gradual dislike for the subject due to peer pressure. Mathematics even today nauseates me when

Free Observation Deck : Carrot Tower at Sangenjaya

Visitors to Tokyo spend good money to visit observation decks like the Tokyo City Vie win Roppongi Hills, the Tokyo Skytree or Tokyo Tower. There are many free access observatories in Tokyo and quite popular too. A relatively less well known is the Carrot Tower in Sangenjaya. I discovered it in 2004 when I had visited a

Haneda Airport observation deck : Nice flight action

Why do people go to an airport? One reason, they maybe working at the airport. Oh, more importantly, yeah to board a flight and travel. For me, the things started a bit differently. International travel from India in my childhood days of the early 80s was “RARE”. Staying close to an international airport in Mumbai,

Experience Tokyo – FREE Breathtaking view of Tokyo from the Metropolitan Government Building

Shinjuku is home of the tallest office buildings in Tokyo, most of which are located in the famous Western side of the Shinjuku district. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is located in the twin towers and the top floor houses the observation decks open to public access, yes for FREE. First the details Address Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building No.1,