The street art scene in Tokyo

2021-05-26 Wed

Mention street art in Tokyo, and anyone familiar with the city will wonder what you’re talking about. Sharp eyed observers might have spotted a few…

What did old Edo look like?

2021-05-26 Wed

Tokyo is built on the site of the old city of Edo. There are few traces of the old city, but the street pattern of…

The tiny doors of Tokyo

2021-05-20 Thu

I like to think that the layout of a city reflects the frame of mind of those who built it. Just as Beijing is a…

In Tokyo, anarchy comes on two wheels

2021-04-27 Tue

Tokyo must be the single cleanest and most orderly city in the world. Everything is beautifully well-maintained, there is no litter on the streets, and…