As we took our last bullet train ride of the trip back to Tokyo for the last visit leg of the trip, both of us were a bit relieved. Like the end of a school field trip, we made it to the coveted free time. Because we spent almost the entirety of our previous trip in Tokyo, there’s not as much pressure to sight-see. Rather, the plan was to good around at our own pace.

As it turned out, the itinerary wasn’t as leisurely as planned. The biggest city in the world has plenty of distractions ups its sleeve, and I suspect no amount of visits would change that fact.

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