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Tokyo bringing in step-free buses ahead of Olympics

May 29, 2018

Tokyo bringing in step-free buses ahead of Olympics

Buses with fewer steps leading to their rear seats will start operating in Tokyo later this year as the capital gears up for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Tokyo already had 1,464 buses with a step-free entrance as of April last year, but passengers ...

The latest take on Tokyo: Shibuya after dark

May 22, 2018

The latest take on Tokyo: Shibuya after dark

Already known for its boutiques, bars, restaurants and that famous scramble crossing, Shibuya's appeal as a destination for foreign visitors has gotten a further boost from its local tourist association: tours introducing the area's nightlife, from backstreet izakaya pubs to the "love hotel" quarter. The ...