Japanese cuisine offers so much more than your popular sushi and ramen…And almost half the fun in Japan is trying out its various cuisines – burst of flavors and ridiculously pretty presentation! But first, let’s start with some basic etiquette, shall we?
Last year in April, I was writing about the NYC cherry blossom festival and (wistfully) dreaming about a trip to Japan some day…well, lucky enough for us, work took me to Tokyo this year. So of course, we did what most people in our circumstances would do…squeezed in a few days for sight-seeing around town; i.e. being a tourist and all! What’s that about life handing you lemons? We made some sparking lemonade outta this one! 🙂
“Limited time” translated to just over 2 days to go sight-seeing around Tokyo (the rest of the week was all work). And boy, does this city have a lot to offer!! skyscrapers with crackling neon signs, eccentric fashions, colorful nightlife under railway tracks, museums, historic shrines…phew
To help you out, here’s our quick guide to covering the top sites in Tokyo in 48 hours: