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Tokyo’s blinding lights and frenzied masses can be a lot to experience at street level — which is why our preferred vantage is a swanky hotel bar, 45... Read More

The United Nation’s World Tourism Organization just named a new Special Ambassador of the International Year: Hello Kitty.The United Nations... Read More

This story originally appeared on FoodandWine.com. It seems like there's a new method of ranking restaurants every week, but this one has seriously... Read More

There are plenty of new attractions worth traveling to Disneyland and Walt Disney World for in the next few years, but if you want to experience a... Read More

In the blocks surrounding New York City's Bryant Park, you'll find the beginnings of a food trail — one that winds through an unremarkable stretch of... Read More

This story originally appeared on FoodandWine.com. Lately, soda companies have been more and more interested in reducing sugar in their drinks. Coca... Read More

A Japanese company has come up with perhaps the greatest incentive ever to quit smoking: Six extra vacation days a year.According to the Telegraph,... Read More

This story originally appeared on Time.com. Two American women and their dogs were rescued this week by the United States Navy, after being adrift in... Read More

At least two people were killed and many more were injured when Typhoon Lan struck Japan early Monday morning.A 70-year-old man who dove into the water... Read More

This story originally appeared on Time.com.Meet Azuki, the pygmy hedgehog in Japan who has captured the hearts, eyes and social media likes of thousands... Read More

Starting in January, those visiting Japan will be able to travel luggage-free thanks to a new initiative.Having to lug your bags with you once you... Read More

The business district of Marunouchi is home to Tokyo Station, the Imperial Palace, and several hotel chains, but the past decade has seen a big... Read More

Looking for a sense of security? You may want to head to Tokyo.According to the Safe Cities Index 2017, a report produced by The Economist Intelligence... Read More

While most frequent fliers are used to the occasional delay because of weather or a maintenance issue, the reason for 14 flight disruptions at an... Read More

This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com. Aileen Adalid entered the corporate world at age 19 after graduating from De La Salle University... Read More

On Tuesday, MasterCard revealed the results of its annual Destination Cities Index. The survey not only provides insight into the spending of... Read More

Amid rising tensions between the United States and North Korea, Pyongyang launched a missile that flew over Japan on Friday.While many people... Read More

This story originally appeared on People.com.Much like his bestie Taylor Swift, singer Ed Sheeran has a thing for cats. And, as it turns out, the... Read More

Proposals for a Trans-Siberian railroad that would connect the two cities have been in the works for nearly a year, but Russian President Vladimir Putin... Read More

Most people probably don't belt out their favorite tunes while riding carnival attractions. But on the Big-O (a popular Ferris wheel at the... Read More

There is, arguably, no more quotable person in the travel sphere than Anthony Bourdain.Whether he’s proclaiming his “disgusting, shameful” love of fast... Read More

The A-List is Travel + Leisure's annual selection of the world's best travel agents and destination specialists, as chosen by the editors. Rely on these... Read More

This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.There aren't many frills at the Nine Hours hotel, but when you're only staying for a nap... Read More

Every major flight deal site from Thrifty Traveler to Scott’s Cheap Fares and The Airfare Spot seem to have honed in on a secret: you can fly to Japan... Read More

Travel in minimal luxury. Don’t worry, that’s a good thing.MUJI, a go-to paradise of minimal home furnishings, accessories and apparel, is a palace for... Read More

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