Roppongi’s clubs and bars are the places people from around the world go to see and be seen, so why aren’t you there already?
During the day, the central Tokyo district of Roppongi is a shopping paradise. Once the sun sets, however, music starts thumping, drinks are imbibed, and the bustling and feel-good revelry is revved up to a new level. Roppongi nightlife has an international vibe to it – the place to meet locals and travelers alike. Here are the seven places to do it. Continue at Source: 7 Best Bars and Clubs in Tokyo’s Roppongi Neighborhood
Traveling solo is one of the best things you can do for yourself. Exploring a destination alone lets you fully immerse yourself in the culture and energy of a place, and you have no one to please but yourself, so your itinerary can be as stacked or as free as you want it to be.
Tokyo is one of the coolest places to visit alone. This weekend guide lists the best things to do in Tokyo if you’re traveling solo. Continue at Source: The Best Things to Do in Tokyo if You’re Traveling Solo | The Manual
Tokyo is a place of eye-popping fashion, incredible food, animal cafes, hole-in-the-wall bars and train stations as big as city blocks. There are towering buildings with neon signs next to warren-like alleys full of tiny, old-world eateries and the shopping is dangerous! You’ll be cramming your bags with toys, the latest gadgets, homewares and beautiful crafts. There is so much to love here, and we hope you’ll uncover your own treasured places. Continue at Source: How to Spend a Perfect Day in Tokyo
The onsen town of Hakone is spread across spring-filled mountains around the foot of Mount Fuji. Hakone is one the most famous onsen hot spring towns in Japan, and is the perfect weekend destination from Tokyo, as it’s less than two hours away by train. Continue at Source: What to Eat in Hakone: The Onsen Getaway Town | Tokyo by Food – Cooking Classes and Food Tour in Tokyo
In the wake of Tokyo International Bar Show and Asia’s 50 Best Bars awards that happened earlier this month, Metropolis thought it was the perfect time to celebrate the city’s best cocktail spots. Tokyo’s bar scene is one of the best in the world, with some incredible bars and bartenders shaking and stirring up all kinds of magic to tantalize the taste buds. Renowned for its excellent spirits too, Japan produces some of the world’s best liquor, from auction-breaking Karuizawa whiskies to the ‘world’s best’ award-winning KI NO BI gin, and even Nine Leaves Japanese rum, distilled using Japanese sugar cane.
Tokyo is full of adventures and people — so many people.
Japan’s capital is the world’s most populous metropolis, with 37.5 million people. And along with those living there, tourists have flocked to Japan and the nation’s capital. More than 30 million overseas travelers visited Japan in 2018, an all-time record, according to the Japan National Tourism Organization.
But the crowds are on to something. Tokyo is known for its ultramodern and old-world attractions, its food and its natural beauty. It was recently named Conde Nast Traveler’s best big city in the world, and it’s easy to see why.
Here are five things every first-time visitor to Tokyo should experience.