By Martina Lucchini, the Milanese translator who came to Japan to study, and never left!
Edited by Kathryn Foley
To me, Tokyo is a city of contradictions, but they all work well together. In a city so huge, there’s no shortage of cool things to do, but deciding which of these cool places in Tokyo you want to visit can sometimes be a challenge. It’s easy to get swept up in the crazy chaos of famous districts like Shibuya and Shinjuku, but branch out a little and you’ll see there are so many cool neighbourhoods in Tokyo where you can feel a real local vibe and experience what life is like away from the bright lights and technology. I live separated from the chaos of the city but can get there in twenty minutes, so I have the best of both worlds. So from cool Tokyo restaurants to a museum that will blow your mind, here are my recommendations for some unique and cool things to do in Tokyo!