Steve McKenna I have spent the evening hopping around Tokyo's weird and wacky theme bars.
Jamie Lafferty Oysters may now be given a helping hand to create pearls, but nature and luck still play a part, writes Jamie Lafferty.
Edited by Sarah Maguire From retro caravans to saving the rhinos, here's what we love about travel right now.
Michael Gebicki I suggest Japan because no matter how much you've travelled, Japan is an eye-opener.
Shopping in Tokyo is not just retail therapy, it's a feast for the senses through displays of cutting-edge art and design, writes Misha Janette.
The Japanese have a festival for every season. Maria Visconti dons her dancing geta and joins the fun.
Traveller writers reveal memorable locations to experience the beauty of the world in half-light.
Tokyo's teenagers are known for dressing in unusual outfits, with styles such as gothic, cyberpunk and 'Lolita' among the most popular.
Tripologist If you cross more than four time zones you can expect to feel some effects of jet lag, but if you're smart, you can lessen its effects and duration.
The cities renowned as the world's most expensive aren't so expensive any more - as long as you have the benefit of coming from Australia, writes Tim Richards.