Sandra Barron is a correspondent who lives in Tokyo and covers the city for Forbes Travel Guide. Barron has worked for the Japanese media both in New York City and Tokyo. She loved the serenity of living in rural western Japan and now thrives on the energy of Tokyo. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, on CNN International, in The Japan Times and in its trend blog, Japan Pulse. She also is contributing to a book about some of Tokyo’s most intriguing hidden destinations.