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Tokyu Capitol Hotel oozes authentic style

Tokyu Capitol Hotel oozes authentic style

It's after dark when I reach the Tokyu Capitol Hotel, exhausted from a sweaty race around Narita airport to make the shuttle into the city. The hotel, a few minutes away from The Diet, Japan's parliament, is a peaceful shelter from the crowded chaos of a city populated by more than nine million people and …

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Killing time in Tokyo – a 4 hour layover

Killing time in Tokyo – a 4 hour layover

Some cities are perfect for layovers. Take Amsterdam. A short, efficient, easy to use rail system shuttles visitors from the airport to the center of the city. Nearly everyone speaks English, and the city is navigable. Tokyo is no Amsterdam. To put things in perspective, 35 million people live in Tokyo and most of them …

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