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The bright lights of Tokyo are as alluring as they are blinding, but it isn’t all skyscrapers, sushi, and singing toilets. The Japanese capital is full of amazing natural beauties, quirky little stores, and enough cool hole in the wall bars to satiate anybody’s hankering for a drink. You can go from feeling anonymous with the hordes at Shibuya Crossing to frolicking around in nature within half an hour, and all on some of the quickest, cleanest, and most reliable public transport in the world.

Japanese culture is a completely different beast to anything we know in the West, but half of the fun of being there is figuring out the small idiosyncrasies that make this country so unique. Tokyo is a great point to start your Japanese adventure; the big city is easy to navigate for tourists and, unlike in a lot of large metropolises, most strangers will be happy to try and help you when you inevitably get lost. It’s an astoundingly vibrant and diverse place, with bustling, high end shopping centres a stone’s throw from ancient Kamakura period temples and futuristic gadget shops. No matter what kind of trip you’re looking for, a Tokyo holiday is sure to open your eyes to a whole new world.

Tokyo

The bright lights of Tokyo are as alluring as they are blinding, but it isn’t all skyscrapers, sushi, and singing toilets. The Japanese capital is full of amazing natural beauties, quirky little stores, and enough cool hole in the wall bars to satiate anybody’s hankering for a drink. You can go from feeling anonymous with the hordes at Shibuya Crossing to frolicking around in nature within half an hour, and all on some of the quickest, cleanest, and most reliable public transport in the world.

Japanese culture is a completely different beast to anything we know in the West, but half of the fun of being there is figuring out the small idiosyncrasies that make this country so unique. Tokyo is a great point to start your Japanese adventure; the big city is easy to navigate for tourists and, unlike in a lot of large metropolises, most strangers will be happy to try and help you when you inevitably get lost. It’s an astoundingly vibrant and diverse place, with bustling, high end shopping centres a stone’s throw from ancient Kamakura period temples and futuristic gadget shops. No matter what kind of trip you’re looking for, a Tokyo holiday is sure to open your eyes to a whole new world.

   
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Traversing Tokyo

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    3 course meal for 2: £36.62

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    A regular cappuccino: £2.79

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    A medium beer: £3.66

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    One-way (Local Transport): £1.46

Traversing Tokyo

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    3 course meal for 2: £36.62

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    A regular cappuccino: £2.79

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    A medium beer: £3.66

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    One-way (Local Transport): £1.46

Soundtrack of the city

Weather

Tokyo is fairly temperate, with highs of around 30c in the summer months. Whilst the weather isn’t too extreme, Japan is an incredibly humid country, so if you do choose to come in summer you’ll want to bring a hand-held fan. Luckily, most places and all public transport is air conditioned, so you can quickly cool down once inside.

Discover the real Tokyo

Japanese cuisine is lauded worldwide for almost every aspect; the complexity of ramen broths and the simplicity of beautifully crafted sushi are all encompassed under the same delicious banner, and there’s nowhere you can experience it all like Tokyo. You’re never far from an astounding meal here; even convenience stores have better quality meals than a lot of restaurants in other parts of the world. Chopsticks at the ready: once you start eating here, it’s hard to stop.

Tokyo has so much going on that it can be overwhelming, but we’re here to help you to avoid the tourist traps and to make sure you’re getting an authentic, memorable experience. We’ve distilled the best of local knowledge, so you don’t have to trawl through pages of research to find out what works for you.

In this sprawling city of almost ten million, there’s an endless number of activities and attractions to explore. Public transport in Tokyo is super accessible, and it’s one of the safest cities in the world, so there’s almost no barriers to enjoying everything you can in the city; the only problem is running out of time!

Food & Drink

Japanese cuisine is lauded worldwide for almost every aspect; the complexity of ramen broths and the simplicity of beautifully crafted sushi are all encompassed under the same delicious banner, and there’s nowhere you can experience it all like Tokyo. You’re never far from an astounding meal here; even convenience stores have better quality meals than a lot of restaurants in other parts of the world. Chopsticks at the ready: once you start eating here, it’s hard to stop.

Guides & Tips

Tokyo has so much going on that it can be overwhelming, but we’re here to help you to avoid the tourist traps and to make sure you’re getting an authentic, memorable experience. We’ve distilled the best of local knowledge, so you don’t have to trawl through pages of research to find out what works for you.

See & do

In this sprawling city of almost ten million, there’s an endless number of activities and attractions to explore. Public transport in Tokyo is super accessible, and it’s one of the safest cities in the world, so there’s almost no barriers to enjoying everything you can in the city; the only problem is running out of time!

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