15 Minutes to Buy Groceries: What It's Like Traveling to Tokyo for the Olympics

If you’re traveling to Tokyo as a member of the media, you’ll be asked to sign a pledge attesting that you will follow COVID-19 protocols during a 14-day quarantine. Once you’ve arrived, there’s a sequence of protocols members of the media have to follow. Among them? You can only leave your hotel for non-work purposes for 15 minutes at a time. Need groceries? You’ll need to shop fast.