Nomadic Notes Blog Posts
Tokyo subway maps – A guide to finding high-resolution maps of every railway in Tokyo.
Green spaces of Tokyo – Visiting gardens and green spaces of Tokyo.
Notes on Tokyo: Godzilla, hi-tech toilets, packed subways, fugu fish – Notes on my visit to Tokyo from 2007.
Tokyo Hotels – Search for discount hotels in Tokyo.
Japan is famous for capsule hotels, which is something I wanted to try for myself. Here is my experience of sleeping in a capsule hotel.
Go Tokyo – Official travel guide from the Tokyo Convention and Visitiors Bureau.
Tokyo Cheapo – A guide to visiting and living in Tokyo on the cheap. List the cheapest restaurants, hotels, entertainment and shopping.
Sunnypages.jp – Discover cool and traditional Tokyo spots beyond the guidebook recommendations by word-of-mouth reviews.
Exploring Tokyo – Tourist’s guide to Tokyo Japan. Maps sights and tourist attractions, points of interest, shrines, temples, gardens, parks, and dining.
Tokyo Direct Guide – Highlights of Tokyo written by a local.
Time Out Tokyo – Listing restaurants, films, gigs, clubs, things to do and places to see.
Tokyo Stroller – A guide to navigating Tokyo with kids.
Tokyo Art Beat – Art and design galleries and events around the city.
ShootTokyo – Photography blog of Tokyo.
Tokyo Times – Photo blog of an expat who arrived in 1998.
Articles About Tokyo
Tokyo’s mini-gardens are more than patches of green
“Lovingly tended by avid green thumbs, these tiny oases reflect the city’s soul.”
The big city that is also pleasant to live in
“Surprisingly, the world’s biggest city is also one of its most liveable.”
How the 1964 Olympic Games changed Tokyo forever
“Officials seized their chance to turn a war-scarred city into a modern metropolis.”
Tokyo became a megacity by reinventing itself
“Walk through Japan’s energetic urban heart and see a vibrant, creative culture that bounced back from war and natural disaster.”
The best 50 things to do in Tokyo
A great summary of sights and activities in Tokyo, by youcouldtravel.com.
Tokyo’s long lines lead to magic (and life-changing ramen)
On an impromptu trip to Tokyo, without a single reservation in hand, food writer Helen Rosner explores the Japanese art of standing in line.
Shibuya246 – Tokyo blog posts from the Japan-wide blog.
Tokyo Travel – Archive of Tokyo articles from muza-chan.net.
Tokyo travel guide: how to plan for the trip you’ll remember forever – lifetailored.com.
5 must see districts in Tokyo – By contentedtraveller.com.
10 Things You Have To Do in Tokyo – By everintransit.com.
Things to do in Tokyo on a budget – ooaworld.com.
Tokyo Food File – Food writer and restaurant reviewer for the Japan Times blogging about the best places to eat in Tokyo.
Food Sake Tokyo – A chef’s guide to the best food in Tokyo.
Tokyo Burger Blog – A burger quest to find the best hamburgers in Tokyo…and beyond.
Every amazing thing you’ve heard about Japanese convenience stores is true – Fried chicken, onigiri, and a wild candy selection — Tokyo’s conbini are havens of 24/7 snacking.
Tokyo Cheapo Podcast – Listen to the Cheapo podcast to get the latest tips on doing Tokyo on a budget.
Tokyo Photo Gallery – Photo gallery of my visits to Tokyo.
These photos are why I’m trapped in Tokyo forever now – Photo essay of a visit to Tokyo by Damjan Cvetkov-Dimitrov, who stayed at the Nakagin Capsule Tower.
360Cities: Tokyo Tower Gigapixel Panorama – High-resolution 360° panoramic photo of Tokyo, shot in September 2012.