Shinbashi

The salaryman's playground

By Hannah Warren    - 1 min read

By day, Shinbashi is nothing special. At night, however, salarymen from the surrounding areas flock here for quick meals and cheap beer. Small bars pop up everywhere, and fast food joints do a roaring trade. The air is thick with cigarette smoke, and a feeling of desperation, as hundreds of salarymen try to forget their day in the office and down one final beer before last train. 

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Hannah Warren

Hannah Warren @hannah.warren

Hannah lives in Sydney and spends most of her time dreaming of being somewhere else. She loves karaoke, hates making plans in advance, and will probably never be able to read a map.