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desserts • japanese food • karaoke • museums • parks • historic sites • architecture
What are the Tokyo spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?
Traditional Japanese things! Especially the Japanese architecture that I recommend in my map.
Do’s and don’ts in Tokyo: (Ex: Tipping: yes/ no, public transport tips, safety tips etc.):
There are no tips but don’t call someone on any public transport because it’s really rude in Japan.
What do you do and why do you do it?
I’m a college student! Next year I will be working in IT sales.
Which Tokyo shops do you hit up when you’re itching for something new?
Shinjuku! There is a ton of shops so you can buy anything you want!
Your all-time favorite musicians:
Recently I have started to like Maroon 5. I also like musicals, they're fantastic.
Which neighborhood is it best to experience during the day / night?
I like the calm bits of town! So I prefer to be in a bar in Omotesando.
What’s the area in town you’ll never be caught dead in?
Shibuya! It’s really dirty haha but if you are a first time visitor you have to go because there is a lot of culture young people like!
What’s the one place in Tokyo you think is underrated?
Kasai because there are a lot of local Izakayas.
Where would you take a date for a romantic night out?
Ginza because there are a lot of romantic bars.
Drunk and hungry - where do you go in Tokyo?
Ginza - this area has good restaurants! But they are really expensive!
It's freeeeezing out - what should a visitor do?
You should go in to your hotel hahah :).
Where do you take your guest when you want to impress?
Sony park in Ginza, they have a lot of technology there.
Your go-to brunch spots:
Kappa sushi! It’s a Japanese sushi store. The sushi is made for you by the cook.
Your perfect night out in Tokyo includes:
Night view!! From the sky deck in Roppongi... You can propose there.
Special views that mainstream tourists don't know about:
The night view from the ferris wheel I recommend in my map is the best!
Best place for a cheap bite on-the-go:
Sendagi: this area has loads of izakayas and some food shops!!
Tomorrow’s your last day in Tokyo. How do you spend it?
I would go shopping in Roppongi.
You’re meeting the mayor of Tokyo - what constructive criticism would you give them?
I would say clean the city haha.