A world away from bullet trains and the subway crush, seeing the country on foot reveals a different Japan. And dipping a toe into the hot springs of Oita, as Pat Nourse discovers, proves more revealing still.
The Apollo team has repeated the success of its Sydney restaurant in Japan, opening the hottest Greek restaurant Tokyo has ever seen. Somewhere along the way, chef Jonathan Barthelmess found time to explore Ginza, his new stomping ground. Here are his picks of the neighbourhood.