bits of tokyo: #danielaeats in tsukiji market

We arrived in the market past 9AM. When they say “be early in Tsukiji,” it’s to (a) witness the auction that happens at 4 or 5AM or (b) get in line for the freshest catch at the restaurants. It was a Tuesday, so the market wasn’t so full, and we comfortably made our way in. We were there with the plan to eat in a restaurant named Daiwa, which apparently is one of the more affordable, good restaurants in the market. Let me give you a glimpse of our 2-3 hour visit.

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bits of tokyo: yoyogi

We spent our last day in Tokyo walking Yoyogi park in Shibuya. It was so beautiful. I had seen a few photos of the park in fall, but actually going there and people watching was a whole different story. We don’t have much parks here in the Philippines (at least nothing close to that), so seeing people come out to play with their dogs, picnic over cold cuts and wine, Β practice ballroom dancing and fly a kite felt so new and refreshing. It was so great!

I couldn’t get enough of the fall colors. I think i’m unconsciously obsessed with it now, trying to subtly inject them in some work that I do. Just look at the combination of the reds, oranges, yellows, greens, and everything in between!

Anton, Chesca and I walked over to Family Mart to buy beers and cheap cold cuts in a pack that their convenience store so conveniently had there (I wish we had that here too!!!). We sat in the grass, ate, drank, and just people-watched.

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