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10 Things You Must Do In Yokohama

It is a city which is extremely close to Tokyo, yet it seems to get overlooked by many tourists – this is of course the beautiful port city of …

Japan

Dakar Rally Stage 12: Leads close in Cars and Trucks; just 2 stages remain

<b>Editor’s note: Check out expanded video highlights of Stage 12 Friday at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN.</b><p>After playing offense through much of the first 11 stages …

Motorsport

These Tweets About Jake Paul's Birthday Are A Lot Nicer Than Tweets About His Brother

Teeny-bopper pop culture icons, brothers Logan and Jake Paul, are living totally opposite lives right now. Logan, a (now formerly) popular YouTube …

Dating

Everything You Need to Know About Hokusai, the Painter of ‘The Great Wave’

While most people instantly recognize <i>The Great Wave off Kanagawa</i>, some may not know anything about its eccentric creator, Katsushika Hokusai. Having produced a colossal volume of around 30,000 works during his lifetime, <i>The Great Wave</i> woodblock print wasn’t produced until 60 years after he first …

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Select sushi rolls from a conveyor belt, walk among pastel pink cherry blossoms, and watch the sunrise over Mount Fuji—you are in the Land of the …

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Fugu blowfish fail sparks emergency warning in Japan city

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Japanese city issued an emergency alert to residents Monday after two people ate potentially dangerous portions of fugu fish that should not have been sold.<p>Five packs of Yorito fugu (blunt head blowfish) were sold at a supermarket located in Gamagori city, in the central Aichi prefecture, …

Japan

Nissan's Xmotion Concept: Is This the Next Xterra?

Nissan has gone all in on crossovers, with its Pathfinder having migrated to a car-based platform, the Murano providing a more premium alternative, the compact Rogue selling like gangbusters, the slightly smaller Rogue Sport wedging in just below, and the newly introduced Kicks replacing the Juke …

Trucks

Japan's love affair with vending machines

Japan has the highest number of vending machines per capita in the world. They play a key role in Japanese culture and society, and not just in …

Japan

Snowkiting is a thrilling sport that’s gaining popularity | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>A bright object hovers and drifts</b> on a wispy cloud-filled horizon, like a lackadaisical butterfly. It’s pulling along Bjørn Kaupang, who is …

News (China)

How the Japanese fought suicide in the 'Sea of Trees'

​Long before YouTube star Logan Paul brought renewed notoriety to this primeval forest at the foot of Mount Fuji by posting a video of a body hanging …

Japan

YouTube suspends star over suicide video, doesn't shut door

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — YouTube has suspended a star who posted video images of what appeared to be a suicide victim but says that doesn't mean it won't work with him in the future.<p>The video service announced this week it had pulled Logan Paul's channel from its ad-supported Google Preferred …

Business

Logan Paul's "Suicide Forest" Misstep Was Bound To Happen, Experts And Fellow YouTubers Say

"It gets tiring, it gets hard, and I think that is where there are some lapses in judgment," popular YouTuber Christine Sydelko told BuzzFeed News.<p>Logan Paul’s fall from grace at YouTube after posting a much maligned video that included a dead man’s body hanging from a tree in Japan was, according …

Logan Paul

ANA InterContinental Tokyo Club Lounge Review

In my recent trip to Tokyo, I stayed at the ANA InterContinental Tokyo in one of their Club rooms, which have reviewed. Staying at the Club room …

Japan

The Latest: Female TV producer re-shot sexual assault scene

The Latest on upcoming programming from the TV Critics meeting in Pasadena, California (all times local):<p>12:50 p.m.<p>A sexual assault scene in an …

Entertainment

12 things I wish I knew before hiking Mount Fuji

Hiking Mount Fuji should be on any outdoor enthusiast’s to-do list when visiting Japan. Here are some tips for ascending Japan’s highest peak.<p>1. The …

Outdoors

Hidden Gems In The capital City Of Japan! 10 Unique Things To Do In Tokyo

Think you’ve been there and done that? Japan’s capital has a whole host of hidden delights you should seek out on your next trip<p>Been to Tokyo and …

Japan

Chinese tourists drive Japan's 20% rise in visitor number

A record number of tourists visited Japan last year, the government said Friday, as the country gears up to welcome the world to the Olympic Games in …

Japan

Explore the Different Sides of Mount Fuji at the Fujisan World Heritage Center!

Whenever people talk about visiting Mount Fuji, there are a few standard approaches to go about it. If you are physically fit or the adventurous …

Japan

YouTube have just cut ties with vlogger Logan Paul

If you're bang into the wondrous world of YouTube, with all its pimple popping goodness and totally binge-worthy channels, then you've probably come …

Logan Paul

Hosking already targeting Tokyo gold

Chloe Hosking (Ale-Cipollini) is renowned as mercurial off the bike and a fierce competitor on it and that looks unlikely to change as she attempts …

Cycling

The best train journeys in Asia for 2018

Our rail experts suggest the best train journeys across Asia for 2018.<p>1. Jungle Train, Malaysia<p>The 300-mile (480km) Jungle Train was built by the British to harvest Malaysia’s tin, rubber and tea. It still weaves through defunct mines, rubber estates and vast tea plantations. There’s no dining car, …

Trains

YouTube cuts ties with vlogger over Japan suicide video

<b>YouTube has cut business ties with a star of the video-sharing website after he posted a video which showed the body of an apparent suicide victim in Japan.</b><p>Logan Paul's channels were removed from YouTube's Google Preferred programme, where brands sell ads on the top 5% of the platform's content …

Logan Paul

The film they ought to make: when Churchill and Hitler nearly had tea

Amid the glorious mythology about Winston, truths get overlooked. The Nazi leader once stood him up. If that’s not box office gold, what is?<p>I have been enjoying Gary Oldman’s very clever, entertaining and now award-winning impersonation of Winston Churchill in the movie Darkest Hour, which opens …

Opinion (UK)

Youtube drops Logan Paul after 'suicide forest' video

Logan Paul a the Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles.<p>Image: Phil McCarten/PA Images<p>Logan Paul a the Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles.<p>Image: Phil …

Logan Paul

OPINION: Logan Paul messed up - now he needs to learn how to use his power for good

LOGAN PAUL is 22 years old, and he’s everything you hate about Americans, young people, the internet, and young Americans on the internet.<p>He’s a …

Logan Paul

How Hello Kitty manhole art is helping Japan’s sewage industry clean up its act

Japan’s sewage industry has found a way to clean up its dirty and smelly image: elaborately designed and colourful manhole covers with 12,000 local …

News (China)

Best hiking trails in the world - 20 Top places to hike in 2018

Do you want to know where the best hiking trails are in the world? Yes, of course, you do! I’ve asked a few of my favourite hiking bloggers where …

Adventure Travel

As Electric Cars’ Prospects Brighten, Japan Fears Being Left Behind

FUJI, Japan — At a factory near the base of Mount Fuji, workers painstakingly assemble transmissions for some of the world’s top-selling cars. The expensive, complex components, and the workers’ jobs, could be obsolete in a couple of decades.<p>The threat: battery-powered electric vehicles.<p>Their …

Business

Rally Japan set for return to WRC schedule as early as 2019 - FIA WEC

WRC Japan Round Bid Committee have outlined plans to bring the FIA World Rally Championship to Japanese shores once again, for the first time since …

Japan

Yes, Japan is unique, but it's not your fantasy land

Shares 1<p>I've thought about writing this post for a long time. There were some days and weeks over the past year when I'd witness such poor behavior …

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