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What to Pack: Tokyo

This East Asian city has endless wow factor. Visitors come on sushi pilgrimages, to peep fantastic street style, and to experience Tokyo’s neon-lit …

The Rainbow Bridge in Tokyo

Tripods in Tokyo<p>I’ve never had a problem using a tripod anywhere in Tokyo (or Japan for that matter)! I think that the Japanese people are so polite …

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Coffee in Japan: Seeking Perfection at Cafe Use in Tokyo

GalleryCoffee in Japan: Seeking Perfection at Cafe Use in Tokyo<p>At Cafe Use, a short walk from Shimokitazawa Station in Tokyo, signs in the window ward off cell phone users, smokers, young children, and people seeking espresso or cappuccino. There's no wifi for computer users. And while there are a …

Innovative Woman Uses Toilet Plunger On Tokyo Subway In Hilarious (Or Gross) Lifehack

We can't decide if this picture is super awesome or super concerning; it all hinges on where that plunger's previously been.<p>This viral picture of a woman apparently using a toilet plunger to keep her balance on a Tokyo subway car is either a brilliant lifehack or a rather disgusting display of …

Bonkers Tokyo Hotel Package Costs $514K For Three Nights

The Hilton Hotels & Resorts flagship in Japan, the <b>Conrad Tokyo,</b> is celebrating the company's 50th anniversary in Japan with one of the most outlandish hotel packages ever conceived, dubbed the Ultimate 50. For the reasonable price of <b>$514K,</b> guests get a three-night stay in the Conrad's most …

Tokyo on a budget: tips for making your yen go further

You don’t have to live off vending-machine coffee and rice to experience the grandeur and excitement of Japan’s singular capital. Here are our tips for doing Tokyo a budget.<p>Finding a place to stay<p>Shop around online months ahead for Tokyo accommodation, as rates can fluctuate dramatically. The best …

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Top 21 things to do in Tokyo for free

Exploring the Big Sushi is a mind-blowing experience, but it can also blow your budget. Don't despair <b>–</b> there’s an abundance of things to do and see in Tokyo that don’t cost a single yen. From gardens and temples to contemporary art, sumo practice and a world-famous fish market, you can experience …

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Escape from Tokyo: the Izu Peninsula

Tokyo can have you feeling like a pinball being flung about in one giant game of pachinko. And while experiencing the bright lights and buzz of one of the world’s great cities is what brings most here in the first place, it’s also eventually what may have you planning your escape. Thankfully the …

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EQ Tokyo

A one-stop shop for all things “well-designed” and “high-tech,” EQ Tokyo opened its doors in the<p>A one-stop shop for all things “well-designed” and “high-tech,” EQ Tokyo opened its doors in the city’s Harajuku district back in April. Stocking everything from electronics and accessories to a range of …

Tokyo Cafe Lets You Drink Coffee And Cuddle Kitties

The Cat Café Neko no Mise is a coffee shop in Tokyo where you can relax, drink coffee, and pet kitties while you work on your blog or surf the web. …

Night Stroll: Geometric Lightscapes Animated on the Streets of Tokyo by Tao Tajima | Colossal

<p>Night Stroll is a lovely animated short by Tao Tajima. Various light figures are seen interacting with locations around Tokyo, I can’t begin to …

Starbucks Coffee Shop Design in Tokyo Based on Original Library Theme

Japanese design studio <b>Nendo</b> envisioned an interesting <b>Starbucks coffee shop</b> version in Tokyo, where customers can order coffee by taking “books” to …

Evening view from Tokyo Skytree

This panorama was taken from the observatory of the Tokyo Skytree in the evening. The day was clear enough to look Mt. Fuji and Tokyo tower. Although …

Tokyo Skytree Panorama Rig Powered by 12 Nikon D3S DSLRs

The Tokyo Skytree is a massive broadcasting tower in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan that currently holds the title of world’s tallest tower and second tallest …

Snapshots from Japan: Grilled Brains, Genitals, and Other Offal in Tokyo

GallerySnapshots from Japan: Grilled Brains, Genitals, and Other Offal in Tokyo<p>What I especially like about Japanese restaurants (and what I believe to be a key to outstanding quality) is specialization. A great sushi bar serves only seafood. Even more specialized, an <i>unagi</i> restaurant sells only …

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Tokyo is a crazy, confusing, and completely exhilarating place. While sushi, sake, and samurai may be the first things that pop into your mind when …

Coach Flagship Store in Tokyo by OMA

Coach brand hired NY-based OMA to design their brand new flagship store in Tokyo, Japan. Taking up the first two floors of the building, the store …

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The Cult of the Courtyard: 10 Backyard Ideas for Small Spaces<p>by Meredith Swinehart<p>Landscape Revival: A Secluded, Historic 1920s Estate in Santa …

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

30 Pictures That Show How Crazy Hong Kong And Tokyo Are For Cute Food

"Kawaii" cooking, or cute food cooking, took off in Japan a few years ago. To show affection for their children, mothers can spend hours turning a bento lunch into the splitting image of Pokemon.<p>Like all things J-pop, the trend quickly spread to Hong Kong. Now, locals can take cute cooking classes …

Seeking Balance and Tranquility: Modern Zen Design House in Tokyo

Exuding tranquility, this private Modern Zen Design House in Tokyo is envisioned as the perfect place to find inner peace. Balance is one of the …

Disgusting or Brillant? Tokyo Salon Uses Snail Slime in New Facial

While they may be rather destructive in a garden, <b>snails</b> have found a less pesky purpose: beauty product. The Clinical Salon in <b>Tokyo</b> has debuted a new snail facial. The secret behind it? Because of their plant-eating and floral destruction, their slime grows rich in hyaluronic acid, protein and …

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Nike Free Flyknit City Pack – NYC, London, Tokyo, Paris and Shanghai

As we showed you earlier today, Nike has mated their revolutionary Nike Flyknit uppers with their flexible Nike Free outsoles for the all-new Nike …

Five sites for exploring Edo-era Tokyo

Technology and fashion might be the first things that come to mind when you think of Tokyo, but even the city's most cutting-edge characteristics are framed by a past when 'Edo' (the pre-1868 name for Tokyo) was the world's biggest city and military Shogun ruled the country. While the US has its …

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