|Above, Tokyo Tower. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Australia's Gizmodo.com.au has a new article, "The Beginner's Guide To Tokyo." This is for those of you who have never been to Tokyo (or Japan).
The article gives an overview on what there is to see and what to expect when visiting Japan's capital city.
It starts with:
Tokyo is the capital of contrasts. On one hand, it’s a mesmerising metropolis, a manic assult on the senses, a mélange of anime, cosplay, neon lights, Lolita girls and more raw fish than you could eat in a lifetime.
On the other hand, it’s a city deeply steeped in tradition. In the shadows of Tokyo’s glittering skyscrapers and mammoth screens are meandering alleys, microscopic shanty bars and ancient temples wreathed in incense.To read more, go here.