Respect the environment in Tokyo with our green guide to the city, taken from travel bible Great Escapes.
For rates, reservations and info on getting there see www.yoshimizu.com.
Most department stores will stock furoshiki, with simple cotton fabrics selling for as little as ¥300 and pure silk anything up to ¥7500 or more. Try Matsuya in the Ginza district for everything from traditional to modern designs.
Mominoki is at 2-18-5 Jingūmae, Shibuya-ku; the nearest station is Meiji-jingūmae. For menus and prices see omotesando.mominokihouse.net.
It may not seem so at first glance but Tokyo is actually fairly bike-friendly, and it’s highly satisfying to slowly free-wheel through the quiet backstreets and meander between serene parks such as Ueno, Yoyogi and Imperial Garden.
Some outfits will deliver fold-up bikes to your hotel which you’re allowed to take on the metro – and if you’re getting on at Shibuya station, you’ll be helping the environment that little bit more, since footplates in the turnstiles harness the energy created by passengers walking over them and convert it into electricity.
For cycle maps and further info on cycling in Tokyo see cycle-tokyo.cycling.jp.