100th blog: A Look Back at the Best

100th blog: A Look Back at the Best

Over the past 99 blogs posts, we've covered in-depth technical discussions, featured exciting hidden locations, and gotten to look at the work of our photographers in depth. So for our 100th blog, I wanted to take a look back at some of the most popular articles we've written and shared them with you to celebrate this milestone.

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The Thousand Words: Lee Chapman

The Thousand Words: Lee Chapman

A picture tells a thousand words... and we are here to tell you a few more in our ongoing series A Thousand Words where we dig through the vault of talented photographers at Aperture Tours and get them to open up a little about some of their favourite images. This week we look at our Tokyo photographer Lee Chapman and his image "Past in the Present".

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Unpacking Tokyo's Districts: West

Unpacking Tokyo's Districts: West

With over 38 million people living in the most extensive urban sprawl in the world, Tokyo can be a tricky city to navigate at first. Adding to the difficulty is that there is no single central downtown core, but rather a string of city centres dotted across the capital, each with their own feel and flair. So we wanted to help you unpack the different neighbourhoods that make up this megatropolis. Part One - West: Shinjuku, Harajuku and Omotesando, Shibuya, Ebisu, and Roppongi.

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