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The 5 Best Places to Shop in Tokyo

By Yukie Wakasugi

Tokyo might be renowned for being one of the best shopping destinations on the planet, the problem is, do you know where to start? From cutting edge stores selling products you didn’t even know were missing from your life until you laid eyes upon them to markets where you can find traditional kimono, the issue isn’t if the product exists, it’s where exactly to find it. With this in mind, our Tokyo local Yukie has rounded up 5 of the best places to shop to give you a head start! Whether you want to browse the luxury stores in Ginza or grab some souvenirs, Yukie’s guide to Tokyo shopping has got you covered so you can get shop like a local!

 

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The Best Cafes To Work From In London, New York and Tokyo

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

When you’re traveling on business, we know a priority is always going to be finding a spot to get some work done when you’ve got a few hours in between meetings. And this means somewhere that has a free and reliable wifi connection, tasty options for refueling (we’re thinking strong coffee, and depending on your tastes, energizing protein pots or decadent cakes) and enough space for both you and your laptop. So if you’re looking for some business travel tips whilst visiting London, New York or Tokyo, we’ve put together a guide to the best cafes to work remotely from!

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Tips For Traveling Solo From Our Locals in London, Tokyo, and NYC

By Edited by Kathryn Foley
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Top 5 Reasons To Visit Tokyo in 2017

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

We reckon it’s time to start thinking about the next year of traveling, the places you’d love to finally tick off your bucket list and what new cities are just waiting to be discovered. So if you’re getting excited thinking about where you’d like to travel in 2017, let us give you a little bit of inspiration! Ever been to Tokyo? Whether Tokyo is on your travel bucket list or you’ve never even thought of heading to the Japanese capital for a city break, check out some of the best reasons to visit Tokyo in 2017 and we’re sure you’ll be convinced in no time, we just can't be held responsible for any flights that you might book!

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Top 10 Local Things to do in Tokyo

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

We’re not huge on facts here at CityUnscripted. But did you know that Tokyo has more three Michelin starred restaurants than any other city in the world? Bet you’re listening now. It’s no happy coincidence that eating and drinking takes up six out of our ten spots for things to do in Tokyo recommended by locals. If you’re visiting Tokyo let us show you some of our favourite places to eat, drink, and be merry, and even if the culinary talent isn’t enough for you (unlikely), we’ve also got some pretty stunning scenery and shopping to share. So here’s our top ten things to do in Tokyo: enjoy!

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A Family Halloween in New York, Tokyo and London

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

So we’ve already let you in on where to party this Halloween. But if you’re looking for a little more pumpkin carving and little less cocktail sipping, we’ve got you covered. For those of you lucky enough to be visiting New York, London or Tokyo this October, there’s plenty to get involved in with your little ones (and even if they’re not that little any more, who wouldn’t want an excuse to get into fancy dress and go trick or treating?) So here’s our picks, recommended by locals for these three cities if you’re spending Halloween Weekend with your family and want to get involved in some the local Halloween festivities while you’re in town!

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Halloween Party Like A Local in London, New York and Tokyo

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

October is well and truly underway which can only mean one thing: Halloween is creeping up on us. In a slightly inconvenient turn of events, the 31st falls on a Monday this year. Troublesome, we know. But we also know it won’t stop you from dressing up and celebrating across the weekend instead. So with this in mind, we thought we’d share with you in on a few of the spots our locals will be hitting and what they’ll be getting up to this year over the Halloween weekend in London, New York and Tokyo. And if that’s still not enough for you, why not book a local to show you the amazing party scenes in these cities.

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