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In the Park Hyatt’s New York Bar, Tokyo. February 8th, 2019.

What a dazzling, seductive beast the city of Tokyo is! My thirteen days in Japan’s  enchanting capital marked what I can only describe as perhaps the definitive highlight of my global wanderings these past twenty years! And, no I’m not exaggerating. After all, where else could one get hands on with a sumo wrestler, hang out with rare owls, have dinner in a vampire’s lair, wield a samurai sword, meet the humanoid robot Asimo and retrace Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson’s hallowed steps as a special guest in one of Japan’s most luxurious hotels?

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Strawberry delivery, deluxe room Park Hyatt Tokyo. February 8th, 2019.

As you sit here reading this, I’ll forgive you for thinking that I’ve just reeled off the highlights. But that would be a disservice to the fine dining and magic tricks of The Ninja Restaurant, not to mention the bikini-clad, winged warrior fighting a malicious machine from atop a giant T-rex at The Robot Restaurant. It also wouldn’t be fair to the majesty of The Ghibli Museum and Japan’s most revered animated films, nor indeed to the hypnotizing brilliance of the arcades and anime stores of Akihabara Electric District. Uff, I’ve already given away too much.

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Sumo duel performance, Tokyo. February 4th, 2019.

To dive deep into Tokyo’s endless possibilities, check out my location reports on:

What To See & Do in Tokyo

Tokyo’s Amazing Themed Cafes, Bars & Restaurants

Other Cool Places To Eat & Drink in Tokyo

The Tokyo Subway, Trains & Electric Lines

Where To Stay in Tokyo
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