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The man is a world-class bargain hunter. When we were booking our flights from Australia back to Italy, he discovered that a stopover in Tokyo would cost the same as a direct flight so we might as well fly to Japan! 886 more words

Japan! Tokyo... No Wasabi Kudasai!

With over 37 million people Tokyo is the most populated metropolitan area in the world! It is beyond vast! You might imagine with that many people it would be loud, hectic or dirty, but it’s exactly the opposite! 1,010 more words


Super Mega Early Tsukiji

More visuals from backlog posts continue as I sort through photos from my old phone… Here are the photos I took from this post in which I finally went to the tuna auction at the butt crack of dawn. 276 more words


Catch it if You Can |Tsukiji Market |Tokyo

This week is Japan week on travelmagnolia. Starting off with Tokyo’s Tsukiji Market – a MUST SEE and you only have a little more than a year before this iconic institution leaves central Tokyo and everything changes.   224 more words


200th Post and an Ode to the Tsukiji Fish Market

200th post on this little blog of mine, thank you to those reading and especially those who leave a comment or two. It’s nice to know there are actually people out there interested in Japan and Japanese food. 788 more words


Tsukiji Tuna Auction

It’s an ungodly hour in Tokyo but the fish market is alive and buzzing. We get there at 3:30am but barely make the cut into the second group to view the tuna auction. 908 more words