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Michelin-star sushi restaurant in Tokyo defends foreigner rules

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Japan

The remarkable art of giving and receiving change in Japan

If you’re tired of receiving vacant smiles and flippant customer service at your local grocery store, you may want to make a trip to Japan, where the …

Customer Service

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Conclusion of Stabilisation and Association Agreement

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Utvekslet syn på sikkerhetspolitiske utviklingstrekk på Vest-Balkan

Samtalene fant sted i Sarajevo og var del av Bøs rundreise på Vest-Balkan, som også inkluderte besøk i Serbia og Kroatia. Bø og Suljagic utvekslet …

The Sarajevo War Tunnel Museum

The following episode happened in April, 2015<p>—<p>The Sarajevo War Tunnel Museum<p>‘Fuck war! FUCK WAR!’ The driver yelled. ‘War only good for criminals and …

Book review: Sarajevo Marlboro

<b>Sarajevo Marlboro</b><p>by Miljenko Jergovic<p>As an avid reader, I will also post book reviews on my blog, usually connected with places I have been or places …

5 Tourism Trends We're Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

Tourism

Japan gets another three-Michelin-star restaurant

Michelin inspectors have awarded Hiroshima the city’s first three-star restaurant in the inaugural issue for the region, which now expands the …

Chilling documents detailing Hiroshima bombing revealed

Drawings, log books and letters by the co-pilot of the Enola Gay, the American plane that dropped the bomb on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, have been …

US Ambassador Kennedy Visits Hiroshima Acknowledging Legacy of Atomic Destruction

Reproduction of <i>The Hiroshima Panels</i> (原爆の図) by Maruki Iri and Maruki Toshi, displayed at Higashi Honganji Temple Gallery, Kyoto. Photo courtesy Nevin …

The Right Chemistry: Hiroshima bomb was never tested, but its science was

Enrico Fermi looked on with awe as the mushroom cloud rose into the early morning sky set ablaze by the blinding orange fireball, the likes of which …

Hiroshima survivors: haunted 70 years on, determined to remember | Reuters

HIROSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - Hiroshi Harada remembers how his leg sank into one of the bodies blocking a narrow Hiroshima street 70 years ago, as he fled the spreading fire ignited by the atomic bomb.<p>Visitors stand in front of a photograph showing Hiroshima city after the 1945 atomic bombing as …

Hiroshima

Discover Haruki Murakami’s Advertorial Short Stories: Rare Short-Short Fiction from the 1980s

No profile of Haruki Murakami, the most globally popular novelist alive, fails to refer to the high number of languages (as of this writing, the …

Literature

Trainspotting in Tokyo

The following episode took place in March 2014.<p>—<p>I got off my train at Ueno Station, took the escalator down from the platform, headed for the main …

Japan

Living in: Tokyo

Safe and clean – yet rarely dull – Japan’s capital buzzes with energy and can be surprisingly affordable for those willing to adapt.<p>Described by residents as a “mixture of many faces” and a “Disney remake of Blade Runner” thanks to its diverse, trend-setting inhabitants and futuristic backdrop, …

Jinbocho, Tokyo: Bookworm heaven – Japan Info

Best neighbourhood for book lovers<p>Tokyo is full of quirky small neighborhoods, and Jinbocho is one of those town areas that’s full of personality. …

A day trip to Mostar

The following happened in March, 2015<p>—<p>Two hours by bus from Sarajevo lies Mostar, a pictureesque town known world-wide for its beautiful Old Bridge …

Confused in Strasbourg

The following episode took place in December 2013.<p>—<p>Strasbourg was a city it took me quite some time to get. Usually I am a really good navigator, and …

One night in Paris

The following episode took place in April 2014<p>—<p>I arrived in Paris at four in the afternoon, having taken the train from Nice earlier that day. My …

Chess in Sarajevo

The following episode happened in April, 2015<p>—<p>I play a little chess myself, and when I read about the daily chess games between old men in Sarajevo, …