Tokyo is quite simply an astonishing city… the greatest assault on the senses I’ve experienced in twenty years of global adventures. People keep asking me what I liked best about the Japanese capital. It’s a tough question to answer, as every one of my thirteen days here was packed with highlight after highlight, a dizzying attack of positive, colorful, bucket-list-ticking mania.
Tokyo’s seemingly endless array of themed cafes, bars and restaurants plays a huge part in its unique appeal. Dream up a crazy theme and chances are someone here has already thought of it. From retro video games, battling dinosaurs, rare owls, dancing monsters and pizza-serving vampires to snakes, robots, penguins, Ninjas, French maids and more… if only I’d had time to see it all.
Nevertheless, I managed to experience a very decent chunk of what was on offer, so why not dive into my location reports on: