Chin up Tokyo !
I didn’t realize how big this city was before stepping a foot in it. The most populous metropolitan area in the world is a massive contrast between the eras. Ancients amazing parks in the middle of the brand new buildings fully equipped with latest technologies, the future is now. Everything here is ticking like a Swiss watch: cleanliness, time schedules, subways, roads, toilets, games, jobs, and much more. This is the culmination of small details making the society perfectly working. Well, almost... Its reputation for the social issues and people relationships is real. The smartphone addiction and social media are heartbreaking, no one looks at each other at any time, eye contacts are massively avoided and this is probably the place where having a conversation with a local was the most difficult for me.
Hopefully, I had the privilege to break the ice thanks to some friends and spent an entire night with over 20 locals to talk about those social matters but also to discover their amazing sense of humor and kindness. I thought I had enough but I want more !
Arigato gozaimasu !
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