I'm not sure if Tokyo is officially the biggest city in the world, but it feels like it. What surprised me is that the neighbourhoods are all so different. We spent a month in Tokyo – walking, exploring, eating – and these are my favourite areas: Shinjuku That image of Tokyo you… Read more of "A Tokyo neighbourhood guide"
There are 80,000 restaurants in Tokyo. Just take a moment to let that sink in (if you need something to compare that to, there are 15,000 in New York). Walking around you really feel it, there is food everywhere. So it's hard to even scratch the surface in… Read more of "Where to eat in Tokyo"
Watching sumo was one of our favourite experiences in Japan. The tradition, the fast-paced matches, the rowdy crowd – it was such good fun. It's actually very easy to get tickets compared to some of the other attractions in Tokyo (I'm looking at you, Studio Ghibli). There are six tournaments a… Read more of "Sumo wrestling in Tokyo"
Apartments in Tokyo are small, we stayed in one that was the same size as our bathroom in London, with a bed on a raised platform over the tiny kitchen. So if you're planning to do any work in this city, it's pretty important to find a good work space.… Read more of "The best cafes to work in Tokyo"
After a 6-hour bus ride from Takayama (a small town in the Hida Mountains), we made our way through Shinjuku station during rush hour. There were people everywhere and we had no idea where to go or how to get to our apartment, but we all had the biggest smiles… Read more of "Tokyo: fish markets, robots and cherry blossom"