April 12

Bullet Train Sox

At the Steam Locomotive Cafe & Bar, in addition to having a wicked model train set in the middle of all the tables, they sell little socks that match every train system in Japan! If only these came in Giant Adult Foreigner size…

I wish I could see this at night – all the buildings light up and you can see inside them through the windows!

If you’d like to eat at the Café & Bar Steam Locomotive the next time you’re in Tokyo, a map is on my website, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had.

Jonelle Patrick is the author of the Only In Tokyo mystery series, now out for the first time in paperback

More Nightshade book goodness here, in case you think you might want to, you know, read it or something

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