Archives for the month of: September, 2012

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When it comes to coffee, Starbucks has never been my first choice; aside from the taste of the house blend, I can’t get to grips with the oversized ceramic mugs, plastic ’grande’ iced-coffee containers and ’frappuccino’ style tea and coffee based drinks.

But if there’s one thing Starbucks do better than any other cafe chain – in Japan at least – it’s to provide a great customer experience.

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Tokyo: a vast city, with so many things to see; so much to do. What follows is one of dozens of possible “best of” to do lists for this city. Individually, these places and experiences offer glimpses of Tokyo’s unique culture; taken as a whole, they should provide a multi-faceted view of the city to a first-time visitor.

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