New Guide Service in Tokyo
"The Japanese have a love of the hidden, which makes Tokyo a very hard place to navigate," says Nicole Fall. So she founded Bespoke Tokyo, a luxury concierge-style service that tailors high-end itineraries around Asia's most famously impermeable city. What's your pleasure?Fall, along with fellow expat Charles Spreckley, can lead you to rustic-chic boutiques embedded in residential neighborhoods, one-table sashimi joints in the Ginza, and everything in between. Thanks to their two decades' worth of contacts and fluency in Japanese, thes e opinionated, chatty, and thoughtful guides put Tokyo's breathtakingly cool surface into historical and cultural context. bespoketokyo.jp; from $822 for half-day itineraries.