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Christmas Illuminations in our Cities Around the World

by Moderator February 2013 - last edited March 2013

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Jetting off for Christmas? We've tracked down some of the best festive illuminations and twinkling light displays on offer in our cities around the globe...


Meet the Locals in these Must-See Tokyo Videos

by Community Manager January 2013 - last edited February 2013

Must-See Tokyo Videos

Life in this sprawling metropolis moves at quite a pace with new restaurants and bars opening up on a daily basis across the city. People work and play hard here meaning there’s always something exciting to sink your teeth into.  Take a trip around town and meet some of the locals with our five favourite Tokyo videos.


Once in a Lifetime: Essential Tokyo Experiences

by Community Manager January 2013 - last edited March 2013

Once in a Lifetime: Tokyo

A trip to the capital of all things quirky never disappoints us on the once-in-a-lifetime front. These Tokyo experiences not only ensure that we take the best of Japanese culture home with us, but also stories that we’re bragging about to anyone who’ll listen.


Tips from 35,000 Feet: Our Top Tokyo Spots

by Community Manager January 2013 - last edited August 2014


We always get excited when we touch down in the world’s largest city, and it never disappoints us. If, like us, you are desperate to see some world-famous sumo wresting, then there is simply no better place in Tokyo than Ryugoku Kokugikan. Well, it is the sumo centre of the universe, after all.



Insider Interview: Mio Yamada, Arts Editor of the Japan Times

by Community Manager January 2013 - last edited April 2013 by Moderator

Insider Interview Tokyo: Mio Yamada  

If anyone knows what is happening when, where and why in Tokyo, it’s Mio Yamada, the Arts Editor at the Japan Times. She takes some time out to chat to us about the art and culture of her home city – and reveals where we should really beshopping in Tokyo.



Tokyo's Best People Watching Spots

by Moderator July 2012 - last edited October

There are 32 million people in the greater Tokyo area so unsurprisingly it's one of our favourite places in the world for just hanging out and watching the crowds...