Ancient Tokyo is brought back to life as traditionally costumed locals parade through the city’s historic landmarks with elaborate floats and portable shrines.
While Japan is home to some of the most well-known cherry blossom scenes, many cities celebrate spring’s arrival with these beautiful blooming trees.
It was not an easy task for an outsider, but Fiona – known as Sayuki – is hoping her new venture will attract more tourists to sample some of Tokyo’s traditions.
One of the hottest spots in Tokyo today, this neon-lined neighbourhood is home to hundreds of niche shops, from anime shops to French maid cafes.
With unparalleled theatres and an array of bars that are favourites among locals and visitors alike, discover the best of Japan’s capital after dark.
Follow Carmen Roberts through the busy city streets as she hunts down sweets made of bean paste jelly, eats at a ghost-themed restaurant and learns how to make a lettuce out of wax.