Cruise The Seas Pleasure tripping...
My first trip of 2012 was in March to the far off land of Tokyo, Japan.
It''s far away & a very different destination.
Cherry blossoms are just budding & about ready to spring forth.
The parks & temples are beautiful & very popular places for both locals &
It helps to learn a some Japanese phases as English is not widely spoken.
The subway system is fantastic & fairly easy to get around the city. You
can buy a day pass to ride all day from one site to the next. Their are
excellent maps of the subway system & all tourists would be wise to carry one
around. At the individual stations there is always help to assist you
with where to catch the next train you need to ride. Most stations have many
entrances & exists so always ask which one you should take. Have local
currency as you cannot use USD to purchase your ticket or credit cards either.
I found a lot of the smaller merchants also do not take credit cards. The
big stores do.
There is a fabulous open market near one of the big temples that''s loads of
fun to walk around. Good for souvenirs & lots of thing to eat especially
Take a full day tour of the city so that you know what you want to hit in
the next days that you are in town.
Get up early, really early & make it out to the fish market & watch the
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