Beginner's guide to Tokyo: 5 insiders share their advice edition.cnn.com

posted by  banzaitokyo | 10 months, 1 week ago

Even the most experienced travelers struggle to decipher the cryptic metro maps and navigate the busy streets.

It would take a lifetime to explore every little lane -- and even then, it could all change overnight in this fast-paced city.

But navigating the world's most populous metropolitan area doesn't have to be a blur of neon and noise. CNN Travel asked five Tokyo insiders to offer local perspectives on how best to spend time and navigate this sprawling megalopolis.

0 | #13083 by  RamenRyan | 10 months ago
I watched someone I follow on Youtube go for the first time and I swear, it was like he had gone there several times before. Why? He didn't use guidebooks. He just took it all in naturally! These tips are great and I feel like anyone who is new to Tokyo needs to check them out.