use a map of the place you visited as the mat for the photograph from your trip. Neat idea, but I'd make the map bw and the photo color :)
Shopping in Tokyo, Japan is next level. From multi-level departments stores to tiny specialized shops that only sell chopsticks, Tokyo has it all. It can be overwhelming, but there is one retail concept you have to check out while in Tokyo: 100 yen shops aka hyaku-en (¥100) shops.
Find hotels with fast WiFi or take a speed test while at a hotel.