goodbye japan

Day 06 - Grabbing a sushi triangle passing through a train station is the definition of breakfast on the go. We ventured our way to Asakusa and spent most of the morning browsing through the market stalls and collecting souvenirs. Though, our first order of business was to find a particular knife shop that Jordan…

tsukiji fish market

Day 04 – On all the past trips to Tokyo, I have never ever been to the Tsukiji Fish Market. Jordan had been looking forward to this in the weeks leading up to the trip and it was finally here! What an experience! A chaotic and magical place. I have never seen so much seafood…

a day exploring

Day 03 - The first priority of the day was to get to Hiro-o to meet a flamboyant personality, namely Yuka Mazda, that would show us the Japanese cooking ways and some popular staple dishes. Once at the Hiro-o train station, I whipped across the road to a small bakery and collected a handful of…

straight off the plane

A reasonably short flight, with Jordan and Pop, into Narita airport and straight onto the NEX train, an express train from the airport to Shinagawa Station, and we're in freezing, and surely unexpected, Tokyo weather. It was definitely a shock as we slow jogged with our luggage at approximately 9pm, as the wind whistled up the…