Irina Abulashvili

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Our Japanese staff members pick the top places in Japan they'd like to visit again someday

<b>Figuring out where to go during your stay in Japan can seem like an insurmountable task.</b> For first-time visitors to the country, there are so many …

A Look inside a Capsule Hotel in Kyoto

The lack of usable space in Japan has given way to the trend of capsule hotels, such as the 9 Hours<p>The lack of usable space in Japan has given way to …

Kyoto's Geisha Real or Imagined, Still Captivating

One would think that Kyoto, Japan was in the middle of a geisha boom, the way the streets are filled with kimono-wearing women, shuffling down the sidewalks in their six-inch high wooden geta and split toe socks. The jangly metal fan ornaments and flower blossoms in their hair called <i>kanzashi</i> bob …

Japan

Japanese Animators Give Advice for the Anime Industry

Being an animator in Japan is hard. It’s very hard. But with the myriad of problems in the industry, is there a solution? Here’s what some people in …

Sunken WWII Imperial Japanese mega-submarine mapped and filmed off Pearl Harbour [Photos and video]

A WWII-era Imperial Japanese Navy mega-submarine had been mapped and filmed 18 months after it was first discovered off the coast of Hawaii.<p>The I-400 …

She's Almost Real: The New Humanoid On Customer Service Duty In Tokyo

The latest robot sensation in Japan is so lifelike that when she was on the floor of a Tokyo department store recently, she was confused for a human being. The new humanoid's name is Aiko Chihira, and she was working in customer service, clad in a traditional silk kimono.<p>"She's 165 centimeters [5 …

Customer Service

Narita Airport's New Toilet Gallery is a Museum for Bathrooms

TOTO’s new toilet gallery at Narita Airport | click images to enlarge<p>It’s no secret that Japan has some of the most advanced toilets in the world. …

Japan

Tokyo Hotel Opens Doors to its Godzilla Rooms

If you dare.<p>The Hotel Gracery in Tokyo's Shinjuku district has opened the doors to its Godzilla themed rooms.<p>There are two special types of room. The …

4 invaluable tips for traveling cheap in Tokyo

You went on travel sites, you’ve looked at hotels, and everything is out of your price range. You can’t even afford a hostel in Tokyo. You are a …

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Tokyo Photo 2013

Tokyo

Wherever I May Roam