Dennis A. Amith

A Lifestyle, Personal Style and Travel Blog

The One about the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

While the majority of the buildings you find around Yokohama’s Minato Mirai 21 are modern, you will find hundreds of people near two red brick warehouses known as the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse. The buildings no doubt sticks out in the location and perhaps that is a very good thing as it houses concerts, events, 40 shops and attracts hundreds of visitors each day. Known as the Yokohama Akarenga Soko, this historical building was formerly […]

The One about the Golden Turd or Flame in Sumida Tokyo (@ Asahi Beer Hall)

One of the most unique structures in Sumida, Tokyo is the Asahi Beer Hall (Super Dry Hall). One of the building of the Asahi Breweries Headquarters, many will see what many call “Kin no Unko” (“The Golden Poo” or others like to say, “The Golden Turd”). While what people are seeing is the structure designed by French designer Philippe Starck back in 1989. Known as one of Tokyo’s most modern structures, what is supposed to […]

The One about Tokyo Station and it’s Design

Tokyo Station is one of the few stations in Tokyo in which many will no doubt experience the feeling of getting lost. Similar to Shinjuku Station, it’s a large railway station that is like a labyrinth. Located in the Marunouchi business district of Chiyoda, Tokyo, it is the main intercity rail terminal in Tokyo and the busiest station in Japan (over 3,000 trains per day) and the fifth-busiest in Eastern Japan. But it’s also a […]

The One about Tokyo Tower

Tokyo Tower is one of the most recognized towers in the world. Now the second-tallest structure in Japan (#1 is Tokyo Skytree), Tokyo Tower functioned as a communications and observation tower. Built in 1958 and did its job of broadcasting radio signals, unfortunately when Japan transitioned to digital television, the height was not good enough to support complete terrestrial digital broadcasting and so, Tokyo Skytree was built for that purpose and was made public back […]

The One about Tokyo Skytree

In 2012, Tokyo Skytree was unveiled to the public. A broadcasting, restaurant and observation tower in Sumida, Tokyo, the tower is the “tallest tower” in the world and the second tallest structure in the world. Tokyo Skytree also serves as the primary television and radio broadcast site for the Kanto region.   As of 2015, Tokyo Skytree now has free Wi-Fi service and the location has a great view of the city via being on […]