Travel & Pictorial

Hidden Japan: A Guidebook to Tokyo & Beyond

Hidden Japan is the ultimate guide to exploring the roads less travelled, in Tokyo and beyond.

Chiara Terzuolo takes us on a journey through Tokyo and its surrounding cities, uncovering the hidden treasures that lie beneath the well-trodden hustle and bustle of one of the world’s most-travelled destinations. 

From tucked-away bars to quirky vending machines, themed walks to secret tea houses, Hidden Japan is your guide to the art of wandering off the beaten path. With chapters on the Nature, Food, History, Art and Late-Night destinations that you’ll find only in Tokyo, Hidden Japan has detailed recommendations for every kind of traveller. 

Complete with stunning illustrations by Justine Wong, this is a must-read for anyone looking to explore Japan’s many hidden marvels.

About The Author

Chiara Terzuolo’s connection with Japan began around 2007, and she has been a Tokyo resident since 2011. A creative jack-of-all-trades, she is a writer/editor, tourism consultant, opera singer, narrator and anchor for a Japanese language program on NHK, Japan’s national broadcaster. Previously, she has published The Vegan Guide to Tokyo with Smith Street Books. Justine Wong is a food, book, and lifestyle illustrator based in Toronto. She is the creator behind the project ‘21 Days in Japan: An Illustrative Study on Japanese Cuisine,' consisting of paintings of 100 meals discovered while she traveled Japan. Justine has since lived in Tokyo for a year and enjoys illustrating for editorial publications, storybooks, and advertising campaigns.

  • Publish Date: April 30, 2024
  • Format: Trade Paperback Original
  • Category: Travel - Asia - East - Japan
  • Publisher: Smith Street Books
  • Trim Size: 5-5/7 x 8-1/4
  • Pages: 264
  • US Price: $27.50
  • CDN Price: $36.95
  • ISBN: 978-1-922754-75-2

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