Officially referred to as Tokyo Metropolis, Tokyo is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan. It is also the country’s capital, the center of the Greater Tokyo Area and the largest metropolitan area in the whole world. It is the seat of the Japanese government and the Imperial Palace. Flights to Tokyo will land in the midst of a rich neon-lit city, with the most fascinating nightlife you can find.
Take any of the cheap flights to Tokyo and get a taste of Mexico in Agave. If you are a Tequila lover, this place is paradise for you. You can choose from over 350 brands. The walls of this venue are adorned by Frida Kahlo prints and Zapata posters, while the background is soothed by Mexican music which plays over the speakers. The food here is invariably loaded with salsa and guacamole. In spite of all this, this place has managed not to feel like some theme bar. Being seriously committed to their drinks, the cocktails here are ambrosial and you can have a lot of fun testing the unknown waters of the tequila collection.
Be sure to pay a visit to Amrta, a venue in a tucked away spot near Roppongi. Somewhat hidden, this is an atmospheric after-hours space, a secret you wouldn’t want to share. The décor is rather simple and the soft-toned and low-lit basement room attracts a smartly attired clientele. People usually crowd here to enjoy a late drink after dinner. You can also listen to some pretty amazing live music, appropriately smoky jazz or local DJs. The walls are decorated with local arts, which are changed monthly. So start looking up airfares and nurse a beer or two in this charming place.
Grab your cheap tickets to Tokyo and get ready to be wooed by Aquavit, a stylish Scandinavian lounge bar tucked away in the bustling Kita-Aoyama neighborhood. It has siblings in both New York and Stockholm, but the Tokyo branch is just as sleek, clean and effortlessly hip, full of funky Austin Powers-style egg chairs and green velvet booths care of famous Swedish designers. The creative menu of cocktails offers a wide range of unusual drinks based on aquavit, the potent Scandinavian schnapps and a variety of delicious Swedish nibbles.
After you’ve got the best fares, you will be rewarded at Bar Rage. You will be whisked up in a tiny adorable elevator into this little bar overseen by the gifted Tomoyuki Kitazoe. Famous for his original fruit syrups, Tomoyuki is not keen on elaborate garnishes, preferring sprigs of herbs or a piece of grilled fruit. The place is known for its serious art of mixing cocktails. You can browse through an extensive vintage liquor collection. Try the pear, mango or honey martini and you’ll understand exactly how fantastic a place this is.