Happy Easter, everyone! I love this time of the year for many reasons: the weather gets warmer, the snow and ice go away, the sun sets later, and the end of the school year gets closer and closer! Which, admittedly, also means report card-writing season is just around the corner.
At this time of March in 2014, my wife and I took a trip to Tokyo (which is written with the kanji for “east” or “eastern” and “capital” – makes sense). With the new baby, it’s hard to believe that was only two years ago!
Other photos from this trip, including the only place where I saw Easter eggs in Tokyo, can be found here.
The amount of styrofoam packaging they use in Tsukiji Market is as mind-boggling as the size of the place and the insanely high prices that tuna goes for at their morning auctions. I believe they’ve come up with a system to make things a bit more eco-friendly here.
Compare that to glitzy Ginza, only a short walk away.
Sensou-ji in Asakusa
Looking out from Tokyo Sky Tree
Gotta love the Yamanote Line. It may be a pain catching the last train on the busiest transit system in the world, but this iconic circular line has all of the most important stations in Tokyo. The trains even indicate the exact number of minutes it would take to get from one station to another.