Tokyo's neon-lit yokocho (alleyway dining spots) are overflowing at all hours.
With only 15 rooms, the small and stylish TRUNK(HOTEL) was arguably Tokyo's first 'lifestyle' hotel.
The World Cup is around one corner and the Summer Olympics and Paralyampics around the next one for Tokyo.
There is an unseen world of opportunity waiting beneath your feet.
Is it worth queuing for one of Tokyo's finest ramen? The answer is a resounding 'yes'.
The Tokyo Station Hotel is a grand survivor of the train travel's golden age.
Whether you're into food or art, history or modernity, music or sport, here is your ultimate Tokyo city guide.
First-time visitors to Tokyo keen to see the hotspots will find the Yamanote rail line, which loops around the city, covers all bases.
An exploding pinata, all colour and energy and promise, Tokyo is a love them or hate them type of city. Tackle the city's wildest nightlife in Shinjuku; drop by teenybopper haven in Harajuku; explore old town Tokyo in Asakusa; and hit the shops in Shibuya. Slide into the city's quiet cracks for a green tea latte and some downtime; but remember there's no escaping this city's bright lights.