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How to Spend Your Time in Tokyo: A Suggested Itinerary for 2019

Posted: 4/25/2019 | April 15th, 2019 Tokyo is one of the most amazing cities in the world. It’s fast-paced, futuristic, and bursting with weird and wonderful activities to keep you busy, including gorgeous shrines, palaces, and temples; hip clubs and bars; and fashionable people and shopping, not to mention cherry blossoms. Tokyo lives up to all the hype you’ve heard about it. You never know what you’ll find here. One second you’ll run into a group of women dressed in pig masks and ’80s dress...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Japan, New York, Disney, Paris, Gwen Stefani, Tokyo, Shinjuku, Eiffel Tower, Google Maps, Miyazaki, Hayao Miyazaki, Kyoto, Mario Bros, Hostelworld


Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo: Step inside an intergalactic food hall at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland

Step into the Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo restaurant in Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland and you’ll find hungry Star Wars fans dining inside special effects-laden shipping containers beneath a food freighter spaceship operated by a surly alien cook. Docking Bay 7 will offer an intergalactic twist on the latest food hall and food truck trends in the Black Spire Outpost village on the Star Wars planet of Batuu, the setting for the new 14-acre themed lands coming to the Anaheim theme park and Disney’s ...
Tags: Asia, Florida, Disney, Sport, Customers, Things To Do, Soccer, Morocco, Beatty, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Naboo, Southern California, Disney World, Anaheim, Tokyo Japan


A single tuna fish sold for $3.1 million

In 2019 a single bluefin tuna, weighing 279 kilograms, sold at auction in Tokyo's famous Tsukiji fish market for $3.1 million dollars. That comes out to $315/ounce, making for a very expensive piece of sashimi. In this video from Abroad in Japan, we take a trip to the northern coast of Honshu, where Japan's prized tuna are caught. Image: YouTube/Abroad in Japan
Tags: Video, Japan, News, Tokyo, Honshu, Tsukiji, Fishy Business


Photos of the perfect day in Tokyo

On an early fall trip to Tokyo, Japan, we spent the day exploring the city’s temples, Tokyo’s old and new fish markets, and hidden neighborhoods. We learned about Japan’s famous beckoning cat, studied the art of sushi-making, saw the busiest intersection in the world, and explored streets jam-packed with tiny bars. Here are some of the best images from that trip to inspire the perfect day in Japan’s capital. 1 Like small windows into the past, preserved ...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Chicago, Tokyo, Shinjuku, All, Tokyo Travel, Tokyo Japan, Imperial Palace, Tsukiji, Collette Stohler, Golden Gai, Komodo National Park, Izakaya, Shinto, Jorgo Kokkinidis


5 top things to do and see when travel to Tokyo

Tokyo is truly unique. One of the most exciting big cities on the planet, Japan’s capital offers almost everything you’d expect on a city break. From traditional Zen gardens to the most modern architecture, exploring Tokyo is a blast for your senses. As one of the most visually attractive cities, there’s not a better way of capturing your memories of an unforgettable trip than with one of professional photographers in Tokyo. As the metropolitan area is vast, the best way to discover Tokyo is by...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Tokyo, Shinjuku, Fifth Avenue, Travel Blog, Kyoto, Osaka, Buddhist, Shibuya, East Garden, Imperial Palace, Tsukiji, Harajuku, Asakusa, Ginza


Endangered bluefin tuna sold for $3.1 billion to sushi tycoon

A recent predawn auction at Tokyo’s new fish market brought a record-breaking bid for the endangered bluefin tuna. Sushi tycoon Kiyoshi Kimura, who owns the Sushi Zanmai chain, paid $3.1 million for the enormous fish, more than double the price from five years ago. Kimura’s Kiyomura Corp has won the annual action in the past, but the high price of the tuna this year definitely surprised the sushi king. Nonetheless, Kiyomura says: “the quality of the tuna I bought is the best.” The 612-pound (27...
Tags: Japan, Design, Tokyo, Pacific, Oma, Tsukiji, Tokyo Bay, Kiyoshi Kimura, Sushi Zanmai, Kimura, Kiyomura Corp, Kiyomura, Jamie Gibbon


Where to travel by zodiac sign

Maybe you think astrology is stupid. Maybe you think it’s a bunch of hippie-dippy junk science people use to excuse bad behavior. “Well you should have known I was going to was going to cheat on you, Janet. I’m a Scorpio!” Ok, well put that aside for a second. Because if you buy into astrology — if only for the time it takes to read your horoscope — it can be pretty entertaining. And sometimes, surprisingly accurate. Besides, even if you’re not into astrology, there’s a good chance someone yo...
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Record $3.1 million paid in New Year's tuna auction at Japan's new market

A Japanese sushi entrepreneur paid a record $3.1 million for a giant tuna Saturday as Tokyo's new fish market, which replaced the world-famous Tsukiji late last year, held its first pre-dawn New Year's auction. Bidding stopped at a whopping 333.6 million yen for the enormous 278-kilogramme (612-pound) fish -- an endangered species -- that was caught off Japan's northern coast. Self-styled "Tuna King" Kiyoshi Kimura paid the top price, which doubled the previous record of 155 million yen also p...
Tags: Japan, News, Tokyo, Tsukiji, Kiyoshi Kimura


Sushi king pays record $3.1m for endangered bluefin tuna in Japan

The winning auction bid for the enormous tuna was more than double the price fetched five years ago A record $3.1 m (£2.4 m) has been paid for a giant bluefin tuna at Tokyo’s new fish market, which replaced the world-famous Tsukiji late last year.The winning bid for the prized but endangered species at the predawn auction was more than double the 2013 annual New Year auction. Continue reading...
Tags: Food, Japan, Environment, World news, Fish, Asia Pacific, Tokyo, Tsukiji


Bluefin sold for $3 million in 1st 2019 sale at Tokyo market

TOKYO (AP) — A 612-pound (278-kilogram) bluefin tuna sold for a record 333.6 million yen ($3 million) in the first auction of 2019, after Tokyo's famed Tsukiji market was moved to a new site on the city's waterfront.The winning... [Author: [email protected]]
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Bluefin goes for $3 million at 1st 2019 sale at Tokyo market

TOKYO (AP) — A 612-pound (278-kilogram) bluefin tuna sold for a record 333.6 million yen ($3 million) at the first auction of 2019, after Tokyo's famed Tsukiji market was moved to a new site on the city's waterfront.The winning... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Ap, Tokyo, Tsukiji


Japanese Omelette Squares (Tamagoyaki) With Sweet Mustard

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 A few years ago just outside the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, I discovered tamagoyaki. An omelette made from rolled up layers of sweet egg, it’s a snack, sushi component or part of a bento box. Mesmerised by a street stall with eight pans on the go, I was inspired to try it at home. They served it up with a nostrilflaring hot mustard, but I’ve concocted a more mellow version using a little miso.
 [Author: Murdoch Books]
Tags: Crafts, Tokyo, Tsukiji, Murdoch Books


Official: Move of Japan fish market could have been better

TOKYO (AP) — A top market official is acknowledging the recent move of Japan's main fish market from Tsukiji to a site earlier contaminated by arsenic could have been better handled.A few businesses are staying in Tsukiji, selling... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Japan, Ap, Tokyo, Tsukiji


Bells, bids and traffic jam as world's largest fish market reopens in Tokyo

The world's largest fish market resumed operations at a new location in Tokyo on Thursday, after final auctions last week at the previous facility in Tsukiji, one of the top tourist attractions in the Japanese capital.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Tokyo, Tsukiji


Tokyo's new Toyosu fish market opens for business

Toyosu replaces Tokyo's famous Tsukiji market, a popular tourist attraction that closed on October 6 following 83 years of operations.
Tags: Cnn, Tokyo, Tsukiji, Toyosu


Iconic Tokyo fish market prepares to shed 83 years of bustle and grime

In the coming week, most of Tsukiji’s 800-plus stalls, which sell 480 varieties of seafood and 270 types of fruits and vegetables, will be moving to a new $5.3 billion facility.
Tags: News, World, Tokyo, Tsukiji, Nation & World


End of an era as famed Tokyo fish market closes

Following years of delays and plenty of controversy, Tokyo's Tsukiji wholesale fish market, one of the city's most popular destinations for international visitors, has finally shut its doors.
Tags: News, Stories, Tokyo, Tsukiji


Tokyo's legendary Tsukiji fish market closes

Following years of delays and plenty of controversy, Tokyo's Tsukiji wholesale fish market, one of the city's most popular destinations for international visitors, has finally shut its doors.
Tags: News, Stories, Tokyo, Tsukiji


End of an era as Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market closes

Tokyo's famed Tsukiji wholesale fish market has finally closed its doors. Here's what travelers need to know about the new facility that's taking its place.
Tags: Cnn, Tokyo, Tsukiji


Tsukiji: Japan's famed fish market to relocate

A huge tourist draw, the world's largest fish market will be dismantled and moved to a new site.
Tags: Business, Japan, Tsukiji


Famed Tsukiji fish market uneasy over move to new site

TOKYO (AP) — After years of delays Tokyo's 80-year-old Tsukiji fish market is closing on Saturday to move to a more modern facility on reclaimed industrial land in Tokyo Bay.The new, 569 billion yen ($5 billion) facility at Toyosu... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Ap, Tokyo, Tsukiji, Tokyo Bay, Toyosu


Famed Tsukiji fish market uneasy over move to new site

After years of delays Tokyo's 80-year-old Tsukiji fish market is closing on Saturday to move to a more modern facility on reclaimed industrial land in Tokyo Bay.
Tags: Finance, Article, Tokyo, Associated Press, FBN, Tsukiji, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, YURI KAGEYAMA, C272da4a-a4fd-53f5-8e2a-e563fd25003d


Most Popular Food in Cities around the World

What are the most  famous foods from different countries around the world? In this collaborative guide, travel bloggers from all corners of the globe share their city’s most popular food.  There are so many different dishes and foods from around the world. And there are always certain  foods that each city is famous for. I recently posted about the most popular foods across the United States. Now here is a list of  famous foods from around the world . Bon appetit! London – Fish and Chips   Y...
Tags: Travel, Food, Hong Kong, Japan, London, Instagram, Wales, Indonesia, Mexico, France, Scotland, China, Berlin, Singapore, India, Tel Aviv


Tokyo fears losing a part of its soul as world’s biggest fish market moves

Sushi breakfasts for tourists who flock to Tsukiji will be a thing of the past as the city’s seafood paradise shiftsThe thousands of wholesalers who keep Tsukiji fish market running day and night have been at work for several hours when it starts filling up with weekend shoppers and tourists eager to sample the ultimate Tokyo culinary experience – a sushi breakfast.Long lines form outside restaurants as traders whizz past on small trucks laden with boxes of every type of seafood imaginable: huge...
Tags: Business, Japan, World news, Fish, Asia Pacific, Tokyo, Tsukiji, Fishing Industry


Japan's Tsukiji fish market to stop tourist tuna viewings

Tokyo's famous Tsukiji fish market will stop admitting tourists to watch its pre-dawn tuna auctions next month, as it prepares to move locations on October 11, a spokeswoman said Tuesday. After more than 80 years in operation Tsukiji, the world's largest fish market and a popular tourist attraction in an area packed with restaurants and shops, will move east to Toyosu, the site of a former gas plant. The early hour does not seem to put off the tourist crowds and "some tourists start lining up ...
Tags: Japan, Science, Tokyo, Tsukiji, Toyosu


The Most Underrated Neighborhoods of Tokyo

It might sound counterintuitive, given that Tokyo is the planet’s largest metro area, but it can be tempting to write the Japanese capital off after you’ve been to Japan a few times and visited the most popular neighborhoods of Tokyo. There are so many other exciting destinations to discover in Japan, after all, and huge cities like Tokyo are simply a waste of time and money once you’ve seen their main attractions. Underrated Neighborhoods of Tokyo The thing is, Tokyo is not so much one huge c...
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Tsukiji Fish Market Restaurant – 1 Restaurant, 5 Concepts and 20% Off

With 5 different Japanese food concepts under one roof, Tsukiji Fish Market is quite a paradise for Japanese food lovers. They offer a wide range of Japanese cuisine at fairly affordable price points. From hearty ramen to fresh sashimi air-flown directly from Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market twice a week, this is one Japanese restaurant in the heart of Orchard Road to love if you don’t already know. You’d be glad to hear that Tsukiji Fish Market is set to enthral with brand new additions to their v...
Tags: Restaurants, Anthropology, Tokyo, Orchard Road, Tsukiji Fish Market, Advertorial, Tsukiji, Yakitori, Index - T, Dining in Orchard, Orchard Road Food, Orchard Road Restaurants, Best Ramen in Singapore, Ramen Restaurants in Singapore, Korean Army, Best Oysters in Singapore


Chope Epic Birthday Flash Sale – 10 Restaurants In Singapore With Up To 50% Off

Gone are the days when making a restaurant reservation requires more than a tap of your finger—and we have Chope to thank for that. Every day, many Singaporeans (like us) make use of Chope’s seamless and hassle-free reservation system to secure a table at a restaurant because who always has so much time to spare to queue up for a table, right? Join in the celebrations as Chope turns 7 this month and you know what that means—more savings at selected restaurants! Partnering Visa, Chope’s one-day ...
Tags: New York, Restaurants, Singapore, Anthropology, Sun, Clarke, Somerset, Advertorial, Lou, Dakota, Atrium, Tsukiji, David Thompson, Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Jalan Besar, Index - C


At Sushi Sazanami in Sherman Oaks, the chef’s choice is always a smart pick

Sushi Sazanami sits on a mini-restaurant row on Riverside Drive in Sherman Oaks, between Monster Thai and Rock ’n’ Pies Pizza Co., which is not where you might expect one of the Valley’s best sushi restaurants to be found. Indeed, we’re so used to finding the best sushi along Ventura Boulevard, the presence of great fish, elegantly prepared, served in an understated setting that’s not on Ventura Boulevard comes as a bit of a cultural shock. And yet, it certainly happens. And in this case, it hap...
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10 Omakase Restaurants In Singapore To Pamper Yourself Like Royalty

The concept of omakase revolves around allowing the sushi chef to decide on the choice of dishes to serve his or her customers and will typically consist of a series of plates, beginning with the lightest fare and subsequently proceeding on to the heavier dishes. There’s so much to love about this culinary style—from the trust that diners give the chef to the chef’s expertise in featuring a menu that encompasses only the freshest produce of the season. An omakase meal often starts off with an a...
Tags: Japan, Restaurants, Singapore, Anthropology, Sun, Clarke, Tokyo, Michelin, Jiro, Tsukiji, Ginza, Kenji, Scotts Road Singapore, Tsukiji Market, Fullerton Road, Best Uni Singapore