Last-minute flights to Tokyo with Opodo

June 3rd, 2015|ARCHITECTURE, BARS & CLUBS, HOTELS, SEASONAL CITIES, SITES, TOKYO, Uncategorized|

Today Opodo is offering last-minute flights from London to Tokyo in the next six weeks from £379. To celebrate this, we bring you three great ideas in the Japanese capital, lovingly harvested from our brand new Summer 2015 guide. SIGHT - Tokyo City View (pictured) The 238-metre Mori Tower isn’t quite the tallest building in [...]

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Live A Little (Longer)

March 27th, 2015|LONDON, MOSCOW, PARIS, PARKS & GARDENS, SEASONAL CITIES, SYDNEY, TOKYO|

  Reported by the BBC today, On Your Feet Britain says office workers are sitting too much at work. So in an international bid to get us all moving about more, here are our top five city parks from the Spring 2015 guides. Explore the boundaries of the lunch break. Live a little (longer). LONDON [...]

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Honesty Bar In Tokyo

March 25th, 2015|BARS & CLUBS, SEASONAL CITIES, TOKYO|

When I sat at my desk in London, laptop brimming with possibilities, to edit the new Spring 2015 guides as they landed, this bar review jumped out at me for its brutal honesty and roller coaster appeal of being a slightly wild ride. Cue a long-distance salute to our resident Tokyo writer Nicholas Coldicott for [...]

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Spring 2015 guides now live

March 6th, 2015|BARCELONA, BARS & CLUBS, BERLIN, CAFES, GALLERIES & MUSEUMS, HOTELS, INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY, ISTANBUL, LONDON, MOSCOW, MOTHERS DAY, NEW YORK, PARIS, PARKS & GARDENS, RESTAURANTS, ROME, SEASONAL CITIES, SHANGHAI, ST PATRICKS DAY, SYDNEY, TOKYO|

With the weather in the UK turning blissfully mild and sunny, this is just a reminder that the brand new Spring 2015 guides are now live and starting to inspire and inform travellers around the world this season. From your very own access code to get into the new and exclusive members-only One Ocean Club [...]

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Hidden attractions

February 13th, 2015|BARS & CLUBS, GALLERIES & MUSEUMS, ISTANBUL, LONDON, NEW YORK, PARIS, RESTAURANTS, SEASONAL CITIES, TOKYO|

Finding the less obvious can be more rewarding, so as the weekend looms we bring you our top five hidden attractions in London, Paris, Istanbul, New York and Tokyo from the winter guides. From a tucked away museum to a restaurant among the trees, we think you'll love tracking them down. LONDON - Leighton House [...]

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New year, big idea

December 19th, 2014|BERLIN, MOSCOW, NEW YEAR, NEW YORK, SEASONAL CITIES, SHANGHAI, TOKYO|

It’s a fickle business, bringing in the new year. Some people love it. Others flee it. If you fancy a last-minute escape or just want to plan something epic for next year, we bring you five great things to do around new year from our 11 new and free Winter 2014 guides. Whatever you decide [...]

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Carols and cocktails

December 18th, 2014|ARCHITECTURE, BARCELONA, BERLIN, CHRISTMAS, CONCERTS & MOVIE, LONDON, MOSCOW, RESTAURANTS, SEASONAL CITIES, SHOPPING, TOKYO|

Following our recent posts on Christmas markets and ice rinks, we have selected five wintry and festive things to do from the 11 Winter 2014 city guides. The guides cover December, January and February and are completely free to download. London - Claridge’s Bar It’s Christmas Eve. You’re ready for a treat. Consider a visit [...]

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Tokyo snow

December 8th, 2014|CHRISTMAS, NEW YEAR, SEASONAL CITIES, SHOPPING, TOKYO|

It’s going to be sunny and 14C in Tokyo tomorrow, so it’s anybody’s guess if the Japanese capital will get snow this Christmas. I am loving this introduction to the city during winter from writer Nick Coldicott (www.coldicott.net) – it sounds like a great place to be at this time of year. The free Tokyo guide [...]

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Shore leave

November 12th, 2014|PARKS & GARDENS, SEASONAL CITIES, TOKYO|

Good to see that the Team GB swimmers will be heading to Japan for training sessions and acclimatisation in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Hopefully they will be able to coordinate a visit with the famous autumn leaves, reviewed in our 2014 guide by writer Danielle Demetriou. THE LAST WORD Leaves. There are [...]

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Take it outside

October 15th, 2014|BARS & CLUBS, RESTAURANTS, SEASONAL CITIES, TOKYO|

It’s going to be around the 23C mark and sunny for much of the weekend in Tokyo. If I was there I would be heading to Two Rooms. Love this review from our autumn 2014 Tokyo writer, Danielle Demetriou. www.danielledemetriou.com. Two Rooms Wander across a water-terrace bridge, through a contemporary walnut interior, past the acclaimed restaurant [...]

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