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Nature in Tokyo: the ultimate guide to the city's islands and green spaces

It might be the world’s largest urban area, but finding space and silence in Tokyo is surprisingly easy. Dig deeper to discover an archipelago, spacious gardens and peaceful city nooks.

A guide to the quiet side of Tokyo

As any local will tell you, finding tranquillity in the frenetic, neon-lit Japanese capital is perfectly possible — temple gardens and blossom-strewn parks are peppered between skyscrapers, if you know where to look. Try these green and serene spots for some moments of zen amid the hurly-burly.

Notes from an author: Anna Sherman on Tokyo

Amid the shifting skyline and endless innovation, the sounds of old Tokyo can be heard if you listen closely enough.

Playful puddings: reinventing children's desserts from Hong Kong to LA

From ice cream sundaes to s'mores, the nostalgic dessert trend will bring out your inner child around the world.

Eat: Tokyo

Crispy tempura, noodles in gelatinous stock and chicken skewers with sweet teriyaki — if you know where to go, a trip to Tokyo is a treat for your taste buds

Don't miss: Issey Miyake

The legendary Japanese fashion designer is the subject of a major celebration of great works at Tokyo's National Art Center, opening next mont

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