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See you Tokyo! (東京,じゃね!)

See you Tokyo!

See you, Tokyo!

Touching down, I cannot help but be filled with nostalgia for the fond memories of spending the happiest days of my childhood in Nakanobu. Happens every single time. Maybe, it’s an over-romanticisation of days past. Then again, going around feels like tracing the back of my hand.

What I can’t help but go on and on about is that the Japanese don’t seem to mind taking the long route, just to meet you halfway. Theirs is a kindness that seems to be increasingly rare nowadays. Maybe, it comes from their unique worldview; maybe, it’s just a cultural thing. Soaking it all up, you’re filled with a warm, fuzzy feeling that makes you want to believe in people, in strangers even.

Coming to Tokyo almost feels like coming home. Whenever I fly out, I never bid it “Sayonara! さよなら !” It has been and will be “Ja ne! じゃね”

We know our feature had been brief, and you want more. Why not join us at Boring Tokyo in Imzy? Just enter your e-mail address, and we’ll send you an invite! We’ll see you there! あそこ,またね!


See you Tokyo!


Jillian @ Passport Out

Jillian is the Editorial Director of Passport Out.

14 Comments
  1. Alexnewmann

    June 11, 2016 1:05 am

    What will be your next theme?

    • Passport Out - Editor

      June 11, 2016 2:10 am

      Out of the city. Maybe, where the sun, sea, and sky are? Where’d you want us to be next?

    • Alexnewmann

      June 11, 2016 1:57 pm

      Hmm sun, sea and sky… Maldives?!

    • Passport Out - Editor

      June 12, 2016 12:53 am

      Not just one country/city, this time. The next theme will feature a handful of places. Stay tuned! 😉

  2. cassie86

    June 11, 2016 1:06 am

    nice visuals! sorry but where was this photo taken?

  3. manlybeachdweller_01

    June 11, 2016 1:08 am

    Just found your website on Instagram. Enjoying the concept! You have an amazing eye. Please visit AU soon!

    • Passport Out - Editor

      June 11, 2016 2:12 am

      Thanks for reading on! We’ll let you know when we do come down there in the future!

  4. andrew smith

    June 11, 2016 1:56 pm

    went though your whole feature, and it’s great! can’t wait to see where you’re headed next.

    • Passport Out - Editor

      June 12, 2016 12:56 am

      Thanks for reading on! We’re excited to show you where, too!

  5. 安藤 麗子

    June 12, 2016 12:52 am

    Passport out, じゃね! ~ ( ´ ▽ ` )ノ

  6. J Marie

    June 14, 2016 11:56 am

    Love your JPN feature, KUDOS Passportout!

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