Tokyo is a great place to
visit. The Imperial Palace in the center of town is huge and it is
something that everyone should see. Even though the city is enormous
it is not that bad to get around in if you use the subway system (don't
drive). One downside of it being the third largest city in the world
is that most of the hotels have the smallest rooms you have ever seen.
My favorite hotel is the Ana and even though it is beautiful, the rooms
are the size of most closets. There are a ton of places to see in
Tokyo whether it is the Repunge district where most of the tourists and
expatriates go or more authentic areas like Ginza and Akasaka to name a
few. I recommend a trip to the Tokyo Tower (similar to the Space
Needle) for a great view of Mount Fuji on a clear day as well as Kokugikan
the Sumo arena. Even though the Yen is basically 100 to every one
Dollar it is one of the most EXPENSIVE places in the world to live and
visit and this is never more obvious then after a night of sushi and sake
at Barbacoa;-) Kampai!