Tokyo in Japan

sumo, Sakura and sushi. though these are all wonderful draws to Tokyo, there is so much more to this fascinating, multi-faceted city. one trip will certainly not be enough. we promise you’ll be back!

a Piece of Cake

a Piece of Cake

coffee

$$ $$$ coffee, patisserie & bakery, tea room Aoyama

small hidden tea house & cafe with yummy homemade cakes, on the forecourt of the lovely...

About Life Coffee Brewers

About Life Coffee Brewers

coffee

$$ $$$ coffee 19

this cute little coffee stand is run by Onibus coffee & serves up fresh & tasty...

Aman Tokyo Spa

Aman Tokyo Spa

beauty

$$$$ $ Chiyoda-ku

the spas at Aman hotels never disappoint & this is no different, a truly luxurious...

Arise Coffee

Arise Coffee

coffee

$ $$$$ coffee Hirano

one of the most unique places to grab coffee in Tokyo as it's a bit...

Cafe  de L'ambre

Cafe de L'ambre

coffee

$ $$$$ coffee 10

this sweet coffee shop is tucked away in a small & quiet street in Ginza &...

Glitch Coffee

Glitch Coffee

coffee

$$ $$$ coffee

this micro roastery sits on a sweet & quiet street corner, you can also head here...

Hakone Open Air Museum

Hakone Open Air Museum

culture

free Hakone

this lovely open-air museum is Japan's first & boasts a wonderful collection of artwork made...

Hotel Claska

Hotel Claska

shop sleep

$$ $$$ Meguro

intimate artsy boutique hotel with a roof terrace, located in the quiet Meguro neighborhood famous for its second-hand...

Imperial Palace & East Gardens

Imperial Palace & East Gardens

activity

free 1

this beautiful part of the inner palace area is open to the public & is...

Karaoke Kan Shibuya

Karaoke Kan Shibuya

dancing

$$ $$$ Udagawacho

if you've seen Lost in Translation then you definitely know this fantastic little karaoke bar...

Koffee Mameya

Koffee Mameya

coffee shop

$$ $$$ coffee Shibuya

specialty coffee beans shop where you can taste a special selection of coffee from various origins...

LaQua

LaQua

beauty

$$ $$$ Kasuga

this tranquil indoor & outdoor spa has an incredible array of options to relax from...

Little Nap Coffee Roasters

Little Nap Coffee Roasters

coffee

$$ $$$ coffee 65

just a stone's throw away from Yoyogi Park, Little Nap Coffee plays host to some...

Meiji Shrine

Meiji Shrine

culture

free 1

this iconic Tokyo shrine is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji & his wife...

Mori Art Museum

Mori Art Museum

culture

$ $$$$ 10

tucked away in Roppongi Hills this wonderful museum houses a fantastic collection of contemporary art...

National Art Centre

National Art Centre

culture

$ $$$$ 22

what used to be a research facility for the University of Tokyo now houses one...

National Museum of Modern Art

National Museum of Modern Art

culture

$ $$$$ 3

this imposing & fantastic museum houses the foremost collection of modern Japanese art & includes...

New York Bar

New York Bar

drinks

$$$$ $ Shinjuku

situated on the 52nd floor of Park Hyatt with breathtaking views of Tokyo, very extensive...

New York Grill

New York Grill

dinner

$$$$ $ steakhouse Shinjuku

order one of the mouth melting grilled beef dishes while you enjoy the most stunning...

Nezu Museum

Nezu Museum

activity culture

$$$ $$ Minato-ku

beautiful small boutique museum with a private collection of Japanese & Asian art, designed by architect...

Niwa no Yu

Niwa no Yu

beauty

$$ $$$ Nerima

this onsen - or traditional Japanesse spa - is truly sensational & well worth a...

Nua

Nua

beauty

$$ $$$ Shibuya

head to this calming spa when you're in the need for a brightening & rejuvenating...

Onibus Coffee

Onibus Coffee

coffee

$$ $$$ coffee 14

we love Onibus Coffee because it's probably one of Tokyo's top specialty coffee roasters & for very...

Path Cafe

Path Cafe

breakfast dinner lunch

$$ $$$ European 44

this hotspot is frequented by locals & tourists alike for excellent Western breakfasts & pastries...

Sakurai

Sakurai

coffee

$$$ $$ tea room 5

one of the most beautiful experiences you can have whilst in Japan is to attend...

Sankeys TYO

Sankeys TYO

dancing

$$$ $$ 2

a fashionable club in the heart of Tokyo that also plays host to a number...

Senso-ji Temple

Senso-ji Temple

culture

free 3

this ancient Buddhist temple is located in Asakusa & is Tokyo's oldest temple as well as probably...

Sumo Tournament

Sumo Tournament

culture

$$ $$$ 3

this is probably one of the most iconically Japanese things you can witness, but it...

Sushi Dai

Sushi Dai

breakfast lunch

$$ $$$ sushi 2

this hallowed sushi spot in the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo serves up the freshest sushi...

Sushi Yoshitake

Sushi Yoshitake

dinner

$$$$ $ sushi Chūō

incredible sushi spot nestled in the heart of Ginza, every piece of sushi is carefully...

Switch Coffee

Switch Coffee

coffee

$$ $$$ coffee 17

this specialty roaster & café in Meguro channels Australian coffee shop magic (its owner learned the tricks...

The Blind Donkey

The Blind Donkey

dinner

$$ $$$ international 17

even when you're in the world's greatest food paradise you sometimes need comfort food &...

THREE

THREE

shop

$$ $$$ 12

this crisp & sleek store has one of the most incredible & beautiful selections of...

Tokyo Central Railway Station

Tokyo Central Railway Station

culture

Chiyoda

spectacular architecture by Tatsuno Kingo, not just a station but it is a landmark that represents Japan,...

Tokyo Saryo

Tokyo Saryo

coffee

$$$ $$ tea room Setagaya

an incredibly sleek & pared down tea room where you can choose & compare multiple...

Toraya

Toraya

coffee

$$ $$$ coffee Ginza

we love heading to this shop in the Tokyo Station Hotel (there are also many...

Tsukiji Market

Tsukiji Market

shop

free Tsukiji

though it might sound like a crazy idea to wander through a huge fish market...

YogaJaya

YogaJaya

activity

$$ $$$ 25

this lovely interdisciplinary studio focuses on the practice of movement with yoga & their signature...

a Piece of Cake

a Piece of Cake

coffee

$$ $$$ coffee, patisserie & bakery, tea room Aoyama

small hidden tea house & cafe with yummy homemade cakes, on the forecourt of the lovely...

About Life Coffee Brewers

About Life Coffee Brewers

coffee

$$ $$$ coffee 19

this cute little coffee stand is run by Onibus coffee & serves up fresh & tasty...

Aman Tokyo Spa

Aman Tokyo Spa

beauty

$$$$ $ Chiyoda-ku

the spas at Aman hotels never disappoint & this is no different, a truly luxurious...

Arise Coffee

Arise Coffee

coffee

$ $$$$ coffee Hirano

one of the most unique places to grab coffee in Tokyo as it's a bit...

Cafe  de L'ambre

Cafe de L'ambre

coffee

$ $$$$ coffee 10

this sweet coffee shop is tucked away in a small & quiet street in Ginza &...

Glitch Coffee

Glitch Coffee

coffee

$$ $$$ coffee

this micro roastery sits on a sweet & quiet street corner, you can also head here...

Hakone Open Air Museum

Hakone Open Air Museum

culture

free Hakone

this lovely open-air museum is Japan's first & boasts a wonderful collection of artwork made...

Hotel Claska

Hotel Claska

shop sleep

$$ $$$ Meguro

intimate artsy boutique hotel with a roof terrace, located in the quiet Meguro neighborhood famous for its second-hand...

Imperial Palace & East Gardens

Imperial Palace & East Gardens

activity

free 1

this beautiful part of the inner palace area is open to the public & is...

Karaoke Kan Shibuya

Karaoke Kan Shibuya

dancing

$$ $$$ Udagawacho

if you've seen Lost in Translation then you definitely know this fantastic little karaoke bar...

Koffee Mameya

Koffee Mameya

coffee shop

$$ $$$ coffee Shibuya

specialty coffee beans shop where you can taste a special selection of coffee from various origins...

LaQua

LaQua

beauty

$$ $$$ Kasuga

this tranquil indoor & outdoor spa has an incredible array of options to relax from...

Little Nap Coffee Roasters

Little Nap Coffee Roasters

coffee

$$ $$$ coffee 65

just a stone's throw away from Yoyogi Park, Little Nap Coffee plays host to some...

Meiji Shrine

Meiji Shrine

culture

free 1

this iconic Tokyo shrine is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji & his wife...

Mori Art Museum

Mori Art Museum

culture

$ $$$$ 10

tucked away in Roppongi Hills this wonderful museum houses a fantastic collection of contemporary art...

National Art Centre

National Art Centre

culture

$ $$$$ 22

what used to be a research facility for the University of Tokyo now houses one...

National Museum of Modern Art

National Museum of Modern Art

culture

$ $$$$ 3

this imposing & fantastic museum houses the foremost collection of modern Japanese art & includes...

New York Bar

New York Bar

drinks

$$$$ $ Shinjuku

situated on the 52nd floor of Park Hyatt with breathtaking views of Tokyo, very extensive...

New York Grill

New York Grill

dinner

$$$$ $ steakhouse Shinjuku

order one of the mouth melting grilled beef dishes while you enjoy the most stunning...

Nezu Museum

Nezu Museum

activity culture

$$$ $$ Minato-ku

beautiful small boutique museum with a private collection of Japanese & Asian art, designed by architect...

Niwa no Yu

Niwa no Yu

beauty

$$ $$$ Nerima

this onsen - or traditional Japanesse spa - is truly sensational & well worth a...

Nua

Nua

beauty

$$ $$$ Shibuya

head to this calming spa when you're in the need for a brightening & rejuvenating...

Onibus Coffee

Onibus Coffee

coffee

$$ $$$ coffee 14

we love Onibus Coffee because it's probably one of Tokyo's top specialty coffee roasters & for very...

Path Cafe

Path Cafe

breakfast dinner lunch

$$ $$$ European 44

this hotspot is frequented by locals & tourists alike for excellent Western breakfasts & pastries...

Sakurai

Sakurai

coffee

$$$ $$ tea room 5

one of the most beautiful experiences you can have whilst in Japan is to attend...

Sankeys TYO

Sankeys TYO

dancing

$$$ $$ 2

a fashionable club in the heart of Tokyo that also plays host to a number...

Senso-ji Temple

Senso-ji Temple

culture

free 3

this ancient Buddhist temple is located in Asakusa & is Tokyo's oldest temple as well as probably...

Sumo Tournament

Sumo Tournament

culture

$$ $$$ 3

this is probably one of the most iconically Japanese things you can witness, but it...

Sushi Dai

Sushi Dai

breakfast lunch

$$ $$$ sushi 2

this hallowed sushi spot in the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo serves up the freshest sushi...

Sushi Yoshitake

Sushi Yoshitake

dinner

$$$$ $ sushi Chūō

incredible sushi spot nestled in the heart of Ginza, every piece of sushi is carefully...

Switch Coffee

Switch Coffee

coffee

$$ $$$ coffee 17

this specialty roaster & café in Meguro channels Australian coffee shop magic (its owner learned the tricks...

The Blind Donkey

The Blind Donkey

dinner

$$ $$$ international 17

even when you're in the world's greatest food paradise you sometimes need comfort food &...

THREE

THREE

shop

$$ $$$ 12

this crisp & sleek store has one of the most incredible & beautiful selections of...

Tokyo Central Railway Station

Tokyo Central Railway Station

culture

Chiyoda

spectacular architecture by Tatsuno Kingo, not just a station but it is a landmark that represents Japan,...

Tokyo Saryo

Tokyo Saryo

coffee

$$$ $$ tea room Setagaya

an incredibly sleek & pared down tea room where you can choose & compare multiple...

Toraya

Toraya

coffee

$$ $$$ coffee Ginza

we love heading to this shop in the Tokyo Station Hotel (there are also many...

Tsukiji Market

Tsukiji Market

shop

free Tsukiji

though it might sound like a crazy idea to wander through a huge fish market...

YogaJaya

YogaJaya

activity

$$ $$$ 25

this lovely interdisciplinary studio focuses on the practice of movement with yoga & their signature...