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10 Really Strange Things To Do When You’re In Japan

<b>Wine bath, anyone?</b><p>Ready, set, Gyoza! It’s time to plan your next trip to the land of temples, geishas and cat cafes – Japan. From hot-tub karaoke to …

Japan

Come to Kyoto for the Sake, Stay for the Gin

A rising gin-distilling scene in Japan's former Imperial capital is making us thirsty.<p>Kyoto is a city that’s easy to visualize, a capsule of Japanese history: dozens of ornate temples in quiet gardens, winding streets lit by paper lanterns, the occasional lingering geisha dressed in a kimono and …

Japan

Pharrell Shows off His Favorite Spots in His City Guide to Tokyo

Visiting his “second home.”<p>During his latest trip to Tokyo, Pharrell put together his personal city guide for the metropolitan city.<p>No stranger to …

Japan

Eat Your Way Through Japan And We'll Tell You Which Japanese City You're Destined For

"Okinawa, one way."

Japan

Think you know Japan? Checking behind the nation's average life expectancy and more!

Everyone has heard the rumor that Japanese people live really long – but what are the actual numbers, how old do the Japanese really get? And is …

Japan

Japan's Emperor Tries to Make Amends for World War II

(TOKYO) — For his last time, Japan’s Emperor Akihito addressed a memorial service Wednesday marking the end of World War II. Once again, he expressed …

Japan

Scott Gilman's 14-day Japan Itinerary

Scott Gilman is a member of Travel + Leisure’s A-List, a collection of the top travel advisors in the world, and can help plan your perfect getaway. …

Japan

The Complete Guide to Shibuya Station

Shibuya is known as Tokyo’s premier hub for Japan’s youth, fashion, and subcultures of all kinds. In the center of it towers the large Shibuya …

Japan

Sweltering conditions a major challenge for Tokyo 2020 Games

With less than two years to go before the start of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, an unprecedented July heat wave has organizers sweating over how to …

Japan

Gold’n Bub: Quality pub grub to match the beer

When Tokyo craves beach time, as often as not it is Shonan that’s the destination of choice. This stretch of coastline facing out onto Sagami ...

Coastlines

Monk: Diminutive ristorante punches well above its weight

It’s a long hike to Tsujido Station from the Shonan shoreline. Thankfully, there are some excellent places to revive yourself among the bars and …

Diminutive

5 of the Best Places For Craft Beer in Tokyo

In my home town of Chicago it’s pretty much impossible to walk more than a couple feet without stumbling into an artisanal microbrewery. Yet, despite …

Craft Beer

I Lived in Tokyo for a Week and Learned These 5 Japanese Skincare Secrets

One morning in mid-May, after having fallen asleep on an airplane in Los Angeles with an eye mask and a bowl of noodles in my belly, I woke up in …

Skin Care

Tokyo Wants People to Go to Work Earlier to Ease Train Crush

Being pushed onto already jam-packed trains during rush hour in Tokyo is never a pleasant experience for commuters. It only gets worse during the …

Japan

Heatwave blankets Japan, kills 14 people over long weekend

TOKYO (Reuters) - An intense heatwave killed at least 14 people over a three-day long weekend in Japan, media reported on Tuesday, and high temperatures hampered the recovery in flood-hit areas where more than 200 people died last week.<p>Temperatures on Monday, a national holiday, surged above 39 …

Heat Waves

Where To Shop In Tokyo

Save Place<p>Japan, 〒150-0033 Tokyo, 渋谷区Sarugakucho, 17−5<p>A short walk from Daikanyama Station is one of the metropolis's iconic bookstores, Tsutaya at …

「東京DEEP案内」が選ぶ 首都圏住みたくない街 単行本 – 2017/6/15

France celebrates Japanese culture with huge eight-month festival

France has opened the largest celebration of Japanese culture ever to take place abroad.The eight-month festival Japonismes 2018 features everything …

Brand-Name Luxury at Bargain Prices?! Why Japan is the Best Place to Buy Quality Watches!

Whether we’re at a meeting or out on the town, when we want to make an impression, what’s on our wrist says as much about our personality and …

Japan's Abe plans to visit Russia's Vladivostok in Sept - Interfax

FILE PHOTO: Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to media after the news conference by the U.S. President Donald Trump, after the summit between the U.S. and North Korea in Singapore, at Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Japan, June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Tokyo’s Wagyumafia Bringing Legendary $180 Wagyu Sandwich to Chicago

<b>Wagyumafia</b> — Tokyo’s famed member’s only beef club known for its spendy $180 wagyu cutlet sandwich — might not yet be ready to fully commit to the States, but founder <b>Hisato Hamada</b> is nonetheless hitting Chicago for three days thanks to Doug Psaltis, the chef/partner with <b>Lettuce Entertain You</b>. …

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Latest Release<p>Distortion<br>• May 2018<br>• • 1 Song<p>Apr 2016 12 songs<p>May 2015 15 songs<p>Popular On<p>C101 Rocks!<p>About<p>Biography<p>An unlikely but fascinating collision of …

Baidu’s autonomous buses will start transporting passengers in Japan next year

<b>FROM CHINA, WITH LOVE.</b> On Wednesday, Internet giant Baidu (the Google of China) announced a new partnership. Baidu has agreed to produce 10 of its …

This Bonsai Has Survived 392 Years And Not Even The Hiroshima Bombing Could Kill It

When this tree was planted in 1625, the United States was still 150 years away from even becoming a nation.The post This Bonsai Has Survived 392 …

Japan is finally starting to admit more foreign workers

WHEN Sakura no Mori hospital and care home in Kawaguchi, 20km north of Tokyo, hired its first foreign workers six years ago, some of the patients …

Mr. Sato travels five hours to the Oki Islands to make amends for a 17-year grievance【Photos】

<b>SoraNews24’s Mr. Sato did something unthinkable in the past</b>, but now he’s going to travel by air and sea to make it right again.<p>Ah, youth. We all …

Schemata Architects weaves modern design into a traditional Japanese house

Tokyo-based Schemata Architects have renovated a traditional Japanese residence into a modern dwelling with an office, while keeping many of the …

This museum in Kyoto has the most hilariously flexible schedule around

This is the work schedule we could only dream of.In Kyoto, Japan, there’s a quaint tourist destination called the Ukiyoe Small Museum, which is said …

‘Deep’ tourism explores the darker side of Tokyo

Hidden behind the capital’s glassy high-rises and bustling shopping streets are dusty remnants of red-light districts and smoky bar alleys preserving …

Japan

A 'Japanese tip' : the origami art left by diners

Yuki Tatsumi was waiting tables at an izakaya pub in Japan’s Kyoto when something on the table caught his eye — a chopstick wrapper folded and …