It’s been a long time but i’ve finally made it for another one of T-Site’s fantastic Cars and Coffee-esque morning meet ups! Dubbed, “Morning Cruise”. For one reason or another, i’ve never had much luck with these meets on my previous visits to Tokyo but this time, it’s happening! And on the day i was […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2018: Daikanyama Morning Cruise Part 1: May we meet?"
Once again we found ourselves back in Tokyo and once again, it’s not an automotive-centric trip. This time, we were (supposedly) here for vacation but since i’ve been visiting Japan on and off for the past couple of years, i played tour guide for our small group throughout most of the trip, and as it […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2018: Spring Spotting!"
Every month (usually), Tsutaya bookstore’s flagship at Daikanyama T-Site holds a Cars & Coffee style meet called the Morning Cruise. Every month (usually), i will feverishly be checking their facebook page for the latest photos and updates from the meet. Needless to say, one chance encounter attending this meet up back in 2015 left a […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku & Friends! Daikanyama T-Site Morning Cruise Jan 2018"
As i’m finishing up my write ups for the Tokyo Auto Salon, i figured now would be a good time to take a detour and show you guys what i was up to the day before the big event. You all should by now have seen coverage of the Tokyo Fresh Meet that happens on […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2017: Odaiba Toyota History Garage"
With the 2016 edition of the Tokyo Auto Salon about to open its doors in a few hours, i thought it would be fun to revisit an article i once penned for a local magazine. A simple guide to surviving the largest and greatest automotive aftermarket show this side of the globe. When i first […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku: Surviving the Tokyo Auto Salon"
Tsutaya Bookstores T-site flagship store is one place i always love to revisit, besides the fantastic section dedicated to all things automotive, the excellent Ivy’s Place restaurant and a lovely little petshop, there is also the carpark where there will always be something cool or interesting parked up, even on days where planned meets are […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku: T-Site Sightings and Street-side Spotting"
Many people have asked me during my travels to Japan if i’ve ever visited Daikoku and although i’d love to one day have a go, without renting a car or having a local bring you around, it’s pretty much impossible for most overseas visitors to make trip. Sure i could have taken a taxi cab […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2015: Hardcore Tokyo Fresh Meet in Odaiba-Part 2"