Gontran Cherrier – Tokyo’s French Bakery

On a rainy afternoon in Tokyo it pays to be sat in a large window. From here, you can watch as the lights change and opposing hordes of umbrellas crash, then merge. It's a fitting tribute to commuter culture in Japan. As the sky darkens, the multicoloured lights wash over the pavements like glitter shifting over …

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VIA – A Cycle Café in Saitama, Japan

The Breakdown VIA is a cyclists’ café filled with references and in-jokes for the dedicated cyclist, as well as serving as a pit stop on a much longer journey. However, if you’d like to get out and see a bit more of the Japanese countryside, then this’ll be a nice day out. VIA Opening Hours: …

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