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Toyko riot

Tokyo is very tiring. So much so that people seem to fall asleep any place, any time, any position. My favourite sleeping Japanese encounters were: In the hotel: a guy who had fallen asleep standing up whilst using a public phone. His head was resting on the wall behind the phone, and he was still …

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Dieting the Tokyo way

Cosmopolitan Diet of the Decade: First of all, scrap exercise – aerobic and anaerobic. Best achieved by confinement in small spaces, e.g. train cabins, planes, Tokyo capsule hotels. Second, scrap protein, or meat at least. Aim for a high ratio of carbs to fats, but don`t say no if offered lumps of pig fat. Constant …

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