Tokyo, Tokyo Guides

Tokyo Cafes: Yanaka Coffee

Yanaka Coffee is one of those little stalls you’d usually miss. It’s the one or two people sitting on a bench that catches your eye. The languid, contented people-watcher is a permanent fixture for this coffee stall.   This roaster has over 15 options in its shelves. Most of them are light roasts, and sourced […]

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Tokyo, Tokyo Guides

Tokyo Cafes: Macchinesti Coffee

From the outside, the year-round Christmas lights and neon coffee sign, Macchinesti Coffee looks like an over-zealous suburban transplant in sophisticated Tokyo. Nonetheless, to the discerning coffee drinker, the red sign clearly says ‘Chemex’, indicating a refined brewing sentiment. The interior comes as a bit of a surprise. Even though it’s an open space with a […]

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Tokyo Guides

Accessible Tokyo Map Guide: Go Anywhere With Your Phone

Tokyo’s a city with incredible complexity and endless discoveries. This city is an experience. This post is meant to help people get to the places they want to go in order to have those experiences. Google Maps is very accurate in Tokyo for car routes, subways, trains, and buses. The subways and trains usually on-time. […]

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