Singapore - Tokyo 2015
Collected by Yue Weng Mak, AFAR Staff
1 Bayfront Avenue Marina Bay Sands Tower 3, Singapore 018971
Looking to enjoy the breathtaking skyline of Singapore’s Central Business District in style? Check out CE LA VI’s skybar at the Observation Deck Marina Bay Sands, a rooftop bar on the 56th storey that serves cocktails and appetizers during happy...
18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
Located near the Central Business District, Gardens By The Bay is a collection of two conservatories and other gardens that cost over $1 billion (Singapore Dollars) to build. The Cloud Forest conservatory was the highlight in Gardens By The Bay....
25 Trengganu Street, Chinatown, Singapore 058476
Chinatown Food Complex is located in the heart of Chinatown and has been a main staple in the Chinatown community for many years. The complex provides a collection of local dishes with cheap prices, such as carrot cake, char kway teow (which is...
01, Far East Square, 18 China St, 01, Singapore 049560
The Ya Kun experience is a must for foodies looking for an authentic Singaporean breakfast. Ya Kun Kaya Toast started as a humble coffee shop in Singapore’s business district, but it’s since morphed into a café chain with an...
8 Chome-7-6 Ginza, Chūō-ku, Tōkyō-to 104-0061, Japan
Fancy dining at a one-michelin star sushi-ya, while not caring for the stiff and formal atmosphere that other michelin sushi establishments have? Try Kyubey sushi, located in the Ginza district. As a tourist who does not speak Japanese, the sushi...
2 Chome-3-1 Asakusa, Taitō-ku, Tōkyō-to 111-0032, Japan
Both Tokyo's largest and oldest Buddhist temple, Senso-ji is one of the city's must see sights. The streets leading to Senso-ji are filled with souvenir shops where you can find tapestries, kimonos, kitschy key chains, and finger foods....
1 Chome-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan
Omoide Yokocho (which means memory lane in Japanese) features old-school townhouses that specializes in yakitori (grilled chicken meat), served in izakaya houses. Think of izakaya houses as a “tapas” style cuisine, with many small plate dishes...
Japan, 〒150-0047 Tōkyō-to, Shibuya-ku, Kamiyamachō, 17−１ 1F
My traveling companion is a huge fan of Okonomiyaki, and insisted that we find a place that serves this dish that hails from Hiroshima in Tokyo. We found it in the Shibuya area, in a place called Okonomiman. Okonomiman is located in a small red...
Japan, 〒163-1055 Tōkyō-to, Shinjuku-ku, Nishishinjuku, 3 Chome−7, 西新宿3-7-1 2 パーク ハイアット 東京 41F
Tokyo, while being one of the greatest metropolitan cities in the world, is a confusing place to be in for a foreigner. There are language barriers, cultural norms and a general sense of helplessness when you get lost in the city. We sought out...
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