Anu Singh

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The ryokan: the ancient Japanese inn that is the next big Airbnb thing

The rentals website is reporting a 600% rise in bookings next year for the traditional, family-run hosteries – the oldest of which dates back to the 8th century<p>Hundreds of years ago, they were a place for Japan’s nomadic samurai to rest their limbs and reflect. But these days, the ryokan – a …

Japan

12 Crazy Things You Can Only Find in Japan

Photo: Hachi888/Shutterstock<p>1. Cutesy Construction Barriers<p>Construction can be unpleasant to look at, so might as well make it a little cuter. The …

Japan Is Shockingly Cheap Now

Japan has a reputation as being one of the most expensive countries in the world, for locals and travelers alike. While real estate prices in Tokyo …

Is This the Most Beautiful Restaurant in Japan?

Japan-based adventurers Simon and Martina have been traveling the world and making videos since 2008, the same year the Canadian couple moved to …

Japan

The Traveler’s Guide to Staying at a Japanese Ryokan

I was young, single, and travelling alone through Japan. Not only was it my first time abroad, but I barely spoke more than a word of Japanese. It …

Kyoto: A Luxury Collection Destination, Japan

The imperial capital of Japan for 1,200 years, Kyoto is Japan's cultural keeper from kimono-clad Maiko to temple festivals.<p>Over one thousand temples …

VIDEO: Five Things to Do in Kyoto

Last year, Kyoto dominated the World’s Best Awards by snagging the winning spot on list of best cities. This year, it broke the top 10. It’s easy to …

Japan

3 Ways to Go from Narita Airport to Tokyo

Narita International Airport, also called Tokyo Narita Airport, is located in Chiba prefecture about 40 miles away from central Tokyo. This major …

Japan

World-famous Tokyo fish market holds final auction

The world's biggest fish market, Tsukiji in Tokyo, has held its last New Year auction as it prepares for relocation. The historic site is known for …

Japan

Tell Us Your Best Tokyo Tips

We’re sixteen weeks into Hack Your City, so maybe it’s time to talk about the largest metropolitan area in the world. Tokyo, which houses and employs …

Japan

On the Hunt for Tokyo’s Strangest Souvenirs

Photo by Dick Thomas Johnson/Flickr<p>How the city’s wackiest discount store turned one avowed anticustomer into a voracious shopper.<p>By nature, I’m not …

Japan

Where to Eat in Tokyo Right Now

Our methodology is simple. We asked ourselves to be really honest, like “last meal” honest, about the food we live and fly for, and we canvased our trusted network of writers, chefs, and restaurateurs for the dishes they can’t stop dreaming about thereafter. What follows is the print-it-out …

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8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Do this and you'll have done the important stuff first.<p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder. How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve out time every day to progress and improve, without question, your …

Self-improvement

The 18 Chicest Coffee Shops in New York City

Get your daily caffeine fix in style...<p>Getting your java fix isn't just a way to stay awake around the dreaded 3pm work slump, it's a ritual that people take seriously...very seriously. Don't be annoyed by the Starbucks on every corner, there are loads of cafes that are worth you time- warm, cozy …

How To Score Tickets To Your Favorite Late Night Shows

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

New York City