Tokyo Pocketbook 2023 out now!
on Apple Books ■ 760 pages ■ updated monthly ■ USD9.99 / GBP7.49 / EUR8.99
The essential companion for the Tokyo visitor … If you like ramen and cocktails, gardens and walking, coffee and curry, temples and ¥100 stores then this guide will help you get the best experience whether you’re in the city for a whirlwind weekend or long-haul vacation.
Neighbourhood guides to ▪︎ old-school Asakusa ▪︎ day-and-night Shinjuku ▪︎ fancy-pants Shibuya, Harajuku and Aoyama ▪︎ yesteryear Yanaka ▪︎ pre-loved Shimokita
plus day or overnight trips to seaside Kamakura ▪︎ Mount Takao ▪︎ quaint Kawagoe ▪︎ World Heritage Nikko
Special sections include Coffee grounds — the ’hoods devoted to ‘joe’ ▪︎ House museums — how people made Tokyo their home over the centuries ▪︎ Eat local — the foods that the capital grew big and strong on ▪︎ Treasure hunt — flea markets and antique fairs ▪︎ Roof gardens and observation decks — the low-down on the high and mighty ▪︎ and more …
Handy guides to eating sushi ▪︎ customizing ramen ▪︎ ‘kissaten’ retro coffeeshops ▪︎ food trucks and streetfood ▪︎ old-school streetcars ▪︎ and more …
When time’s short or you’re fuzzy after the flight, let the three 1‑day itineraries lead the way … easy as a hop, skip and a jump
Over 300 photographs to whet your appetite ▪︎ get iconic shots with take-me-there coordinates
45 illustrative district maps to help you sketch out your days ▪︎ innovative ‘walk-time’ indicators provide meaningful indication of a map’s scale
More than 140 restaurant, cafe, bakery and streetfood stall listings ▪︎ over 110 bar, coffeeshop, juice counter and teahouse details
Ume plum blossom and sakura cherry blossom hotspots ▪︎ where to enjoy the finest autumn red-leaf and ginkgo displays
Made for tablet and phone from the get-go, Tokyo Pocketbook is at hand whenever you need it. Designed for easy navigation, with quick jump buttons throughout, colour-coded chapters, and thoroughly useful indexes. It all links to your three favourite map apps which will guide through Tokyo’s glorious, exhilarating, confounding streets and alleys (there’s advice on preloading too, if you won’t have data).