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Hello from Tokyo Part 5

Konnichiwa! I am blogging from my hotel room here in Tokyo. I'll be leaving in a bit to meet a friend, but I just wanted to update you about what's been up so far. I have unlimited wifi which means that I'll have tons of posts over at @lizlanuzo on Instagram as the days go by! I'm using the #lizintokyo hashtag if you'd like to follow my adventures. ^_^ 

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I woke up very early this morning just before dawn. As I looked out the window and saw the pink sun rising up the city line, I realized that this is exactly why I work so hard. I want to be able to experience this as often as I can for as long as I live.  Tokyo is my favorite place in the world - all the stark beauty, the energy, the creativity, I want to breathe it. It inspires me more than any experience I've had so far in my life.

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Upon arriving at Narita via Japan Airlines, I immediately booked a bus going to my hotel. It was four degrees outside, so cold I could barely feel my face and hands! Good thing I brought lots of layers, a coat, and boots with me.

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Here's the lobby of the hotel where I'm staying. So happy to find out that it's nicer than I expected. 

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My room! As with all the hotels I've stayed here, it's small but efficiently arranged. Wish it has more power outlets though.  

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After fixing my things and changing into something warmer, I explored my hood. I'm staying in the Ikebukuro area - my first time to. I usually stay in the Yaesu/Ginza area. Here it's a lot more lively! I was out until 1230 am last night and there were still lots of young people in the streets.

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My dinner. It was so cold, only ramen could fix it! So that's it for now. ^_^ Hope you enjoyed my mini travelogue!  

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