Steve McKenna I have spent the evening hopping around Tokyo's weird and wacky theme bars.
Traveller on Sunday's writers, on the spot around the world, have hunted down the hottest neighbourhoods to visit in six major cities.
Ben Groundwater Amid Tokyo's bustle there is a cool, quaint quarter where life is human in scale, writes Ben Groundwater.
Robert Upe It's a far cry from the lie-flat seats business travellers now expect, but it's a lot cheaper too.
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.
Tokyo's teenagers are known for dressing in unusual outfits, with styles such as gothic, cyberpunk and 'Lolita' among the most popular.
Cherry blossoms in full bloom in Tokyo. Tokyo's cherry blossom trees were in full bloom on March 22, Japan's weather agency said, marking the second earliest blossoming in the capital on record.
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.
Tripologist I would like to go to Tokyo. But after the nuclear plant problems, how safe is it?