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The “David Bowie Is” exhibition is the first international retrospective on the artist’s life and career, and is now officially the most-visited exhibit... Read More

This story originally appeared on Time.com. A massive sinkhole created commuter chaos in downtown Fukuoka in southwestern Japan Monday, when the... Read More

We all take our frustrations out in different ways. As this never-ending election season finally draws to a close, many Americans are starting to... Read More

Brazil’s government is considering waiving visas for tourists from the United States, Canada, Australia, and Japan, as part of an effort to make the... Read More

According to a recent report by the global consulting firm McKinsey and Company, some of Japan's most stunning destinations remain... Read More

If you got through your college years living on instant noodle soup, or if you have a soft spot for single-subject pop-culture exhibitions,... Read More

The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog, where visitors get a creative twist on both the Irish pub experience and what you’d expect at an upscale cocktail bar,... Read More

A new proposal for the Trans-Siberian railroad could make it possible to travel from London to Tokyo entirely by train. A Japanese newspaper reported... Read More

This story originally appeared on fwx.com.America’s current line of Doritos flavors covers a wide gamut from the obvious (Nacho Cheese) to the slightly... Read More

This story originally appeared on FWx.com. Part of why we drink (I’ll speak for all of us drinkers right now) is to take some of the stress out of... Read More

A passenger on a Japanese bullet train sat for 50 minutes on Monday without noticing that a python was wrapped around his armrest.Almost an hour into... Read More

This story originally appeared on time.com. Everyone knows that salty and sweet together make the perfect treat, so the wizards at... Read More

Japan has long been at the forefront of transportation technology—for half a century, its bullet trains have whisked people between cities at up to 200... Read More

There's a reason Kyoto topped the list of 2015's World's Best Cities. It has the perfect mix of quiet, contemplative spots and bustling... Read More

Five years ago, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture, triggering a tsunami and leading to a nuclear disaster.Towns and beaches in... Read More

This story originally appeared on fwx.com.“You are what you eat” takes on a whole new meaning with these Swiss-inspired cheese nails. Yes, those are... Read More

Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture has hit a tourism milestone, drawing in more than 50 million visitors in the past year, according to data released by the... Read More

Thursday is the first time the Japanese celebrate Yama No Hi—or Mountain Day—a new national holiday meant to encourage people to celebrate Mount Fuji... Read More

This story originally appeared on FWx.com.There’s one Tokyo hotel bar that every guidebook and every traveler will tell you to visit: the New York Bar,... Read More

There's a pop-up attraction in Tokyo that's guaranteed to get you dirty.The Gata Bar offers guests the opportunity to take a lounge in mud while they... Read More

Flights from New York City, San Francisco, and San Jose to Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Taipei are about to go on sale for as little as $399, according... Read More

This story originally appeared on FWx.comWhen you’ve been covering the food beat for as long as I have, you come across some pretty crazy stories. And... Read More

Last year, Kyoto dominated the World’s Best Awards by snagging the winning spot on list of best cities. This year, it broke the top 10. It’s easy to see... Read More

There probably isn’t a lot in the world that can still surprise No Reservations and Parts Unknown host Anthony Bourdain. He’s been to 75... Read More

This story originally appeared on money.com.On Thursday, Disney opened its sixth theme park location worldwide, in Shanghai, China. The park... Read More

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