Tokyo Revealed: PBS Preview with Darley Newman

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Mixing the ultra-modern with Edo-period traditions, Japan’s capital city of Tokyo is one of the most exciting and diverse destinations on the planet. Join us on September 14 as television host, writer, and producer Darley Newman shares insider’s tips on this fascinating metropolis, which she collected while putting together an upcoming episode for her PBS series “Travels With Darley.”

She used locals to guide her through the top neighborhoods, markets, temples, and surprising areas of natural beauty, and is ready to share plenty of practical strategies for visitors along with insights into Japanese daily life and culture. Darley has received five Emmy nominations for the globe-trotting PBS series “Equitrekking."

A saké tasting follows the program. 

Darley Newman in Tokyo

Darley Newman in Tokyo

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