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Eating out in Japanese: a guide to Japan's restaurants

The Japanese love to eat out, and the profusion of culinary options, even in the smallest towns, can be overwhelming. There’s something for every taste and budget, from humble slurp-and-go noodle stands, to refined traditional eateries serving seasonal fare. With Japan’s range of dishes and cooking …


Daikanyama Sarugaku Festival 2016

The surroundings of the Hillside Terrace complex close to Daikanyama Station transform into an 'urban village' for this annual festival, which brings …

Living Space

Broste Copenhagen//The Nordic Way of Life Autumn/Winter 2013 photographed by Line Thit Klein

from The House Doctor Journal 2013 ~ MOMENTS

Tokyo’s top 20 vintage stores

Fashion is a fickle mistress – just when you think you have it down, parachute pants are suddenly 'not cool' anymore and the shiny new purchase you …

Business trip: Copenhagen

Ranked as the easiest place in Europe to do business, this compact, walkable and easy-to-navigate Danish city might be the best city in the world for a work trip.<p>Copenhagen may be the best city in the world for a business trip.<p>It is compact, walkable and easy to navigate. The travel time between …

Voices of Neukölln, Berlin

Neukölln has gone from being a rough-and-tumble working-class district of Berlin to a hugely hyped hub of expats and artists, rife with retail experiments and trendy bars.

Nishiki Market, Kyoto, Japan

Sampling the multifaceted pleasures of Japan's culinary crown jewel<p>Though I've visited so many great food bazaars in Japan, for my money, the …

How to Spend 5 Days in Kyoto

Arriving at my ryokan in the Higashiyama district of Kyoto, a commotion of tourists near the hotel entrance erupted as <i>maiko</i> (apprentice geisha) stopped in front of a silvery-leafed tree to pose for a photographer.<p>Given my location near Gion, famed for the <i>ochaya</i>, or teahouses, where geisha entertain …