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In Japan, spring is an occasion for social outings, serene walks in nature, and plenty of selfies taken next to cherry trees coated in candy-pink... Read More

Tokyo’s Shinjuku neighborhood is not known for its subdued entertainment.On one street, flashing lights advertise a “robot restaurant” experience. Those... Read More

Google Street View is an excellent way of “putting yourself inside the map,” so-to-speak, in order to become familiar with a new place. But Street View... Read More

This article originally appeared on LONDON — Coca-Cola is set to launch its first ever alcoholic drink.The soft drink company is... Read More

Penguins, they’re just like us.When a cute little penguin spots pure talent, it just can't look away. Case in point: these adorable... Read More

Here at Travel + Leisure, we know that food and travel are two sides of the same coin — so we’re excited to announce the year’s best culinary travel... Read More

Japan’s famous cherry blossom season is right around the corner (the blooms tend to arrive in late March and continue through early May). And if you’re... Read More

The world’s tallest wooden skyscraper is preparing for construction in Tokyo.The 1,148-foot building in central Tokyo will become the world’s tallest... Read More

Global life expectancy averages out to 71.4 years. That means, of course, that some parts of the world see much shorter life spans, while others enjoy... Read More

Scientists have discovered a lava dome inside an underwater volcano in Japan that could potentially kill up to 100 million people if it were to erupt.A... Read More

Okinawa is so lush that buildings and rivers are often obscured by its profusion of greenery. Along the coasts, tourists swim in aquamarine waters. All... Read More

Hour-long meet-and-greet lines, walls of merchandise, sweets shaped like familiar faces — it’s all part of the Disney-going experience. But at parks... Read More

A snowy getaway in Hokkaido, a beach vacation in Okinawa, or a photography trip to capture cherry blossoms in Tokyo — the best time to visit Japan... Read More

If the vintage roots of Space Mountain, high-flying joy of Astro Orbitor, and retro futurism of rides like the Tomorrowland Transit Authority... Read More

Valentine’s Day is just a little more than a week away, but don’t worry, you still have time to plan something for your someone special. This year, don... Read More

Mongee bananas have a skin that's fully edible, pesticide-free, and filled with vitamins.If you find it annoying to peel a banana every time you crave... Read More

A volcanic eruption in central Japan killed one and inured at least 12 people.The eruption on Mount Kusatsu-Shirane sent rocks and volcanic... Read More

A rare snowstorm that hit Tokyo blanketed the city's Disneyland park. Despite being covered in snow, Tokyo Disneyland still drew in loads of... Read More

There are cat cafés, dog cafés, sheep cafés, and even goat yoga for people to get their fix of furry animal companionship whenever they like in major... Read More

Unsurprisingly, if you want an on-time flight, you should probably go to Japan.According to a new report from the Official Airline Guide (OAG),... Read More

As the “bomb cyclone” advances through the Northeast, schools and businesses have shut down. People are staying inside to avoid winter conditions and... Read More

Winter may be the darkest season, but every year Japan’s Nagashima Resort glows with millions of LED lights.Nabana No Sato, the resort’s flower garden,... Read More

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have finally landed in Tokyo after what can only be described as a surreal flight experience.On Dec. 27, the... Read More

It's the question model Chrissy Teigen – and anyone else who heard the tragicomical story of her 8-hour "flight to nowhere," is still asking:... Read More

Chrissy Teigen is not happy about her latest flight experience.The model was four hours into a Tokyo-bound flight from Los Angeles when the plane... Read More

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