From opera in London to tea time in Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, getting to the heart of a destination was never so richly rewarding yet so downright free.
The dense sprawl of Tokyo can be mind-blowing to the uninitiated, but think of it as spending 24 hours in an amalgamation of mini-cities.
You can shop ’til you drop in Tokyo from the sprawling retail clusters around the busiest train stations to the abundance of smaller, more eccentric shops found on the backstreets.
From multi-storied computer stores to anime-themed cafes, Akihabara is Tokyo's thriving epicentre for electronic goods and otaku (geek) culture alike.
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