• Posts Tagged ‘Tokyo’

    Tsukiji market and 6 a.m. sushi

    by  • May 12, 2012 • - Japan, Travel + Places • 1 Comment

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    While I did not set an itinerary for Tokyo, I thought my trip would not be complete without a visit to Tsukiji market.        The market consists of a wholesale seafood section, vegetables & fruits section, with retail shops & restaurants on the outer area catering to the public.                      I arrived a bit...

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    Short trip to Tokyo

    by  • May 11, 2012 • - Japan, Travel + Places • 0 Comments

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    Tokyo was quite a last-minute trip. No fixed schedule and no firm itinerary. I’ve got to travel like that more often, I had almost forgotten how much fun it is just to wander around.                Here is one of my favorite photos, taken at Shitaya Shinto shrine in Ueno. A short walking distance away...

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    Japanese grapes

    by  • November 17, 2011 • - Japan, Travel + Places • 0 Comments

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    These are the juiciest grapes I ever had.   I was just browsing around in a supermarket in Tokyo. For some reason, I couldn’t resist buying these. I’m not really into grapes, but was surprised by how incredibly sweet and juicy they were. It’s great to just follow your heart, or in this case – your...

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