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At Japan’s Hirakata Park in Osaka, a new service lets visitors hire a fake fighter who will pretend to punch them in order to impress their date.Upon... Read More

Japan launched an all-new luxury train service last week but you won’t be able to experience it for quite some time.All seats aboard the Train Suite... Read More

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is considering adding a Japanese island where women are not allowed to its... Read More

Very few people board an airplane and expect a luxury meal while flying to their destination. But few people expect a single banana.On his recent nine... Read More

May the Fourth be with those who can afford it.Japanese jeweler Ginza Tanaka will sell a solid gold Darth Vader mask for a cool $1.4 million at its... Read More

Filled with serene temples, sensational gardens, and historic shrines, Kyoto is full of wonder to explore. And for actress and businesswoman ... Read More

In Japan’s Washuzan Highland amusement park, daredevils will find a roller coaster you pedal to control some 590 feet off of the ground.There might... Read More

United Airlines is facing global outrage after a video showed passenger David Dao being yanked from his seat and dragged off a flight from... Read More

This story originally appeared on Time.com.Once more, the Japanese version of an American fast food staple takes creativity to the next level. Starbucks... Read More

Knowing when to book a hotel can make all the difference when it comes to the price you pay.For those planning to take a summer getaway this year,... Read More

This story originally appeared on FoodandWine.com.Have you ever wondered what it would be like to pancake yourself?Not in the sense of frying on a... Read More

This story originally appeared on FoodandWine.com.Pizza. Candy. Cherry blossoms. These are three good things. Three great things. Three of the BEST... Read More

Travelers looking to explore Japan’s most impeccable sights can do so aboard a new luxury train created by the designer behind famed luxury cars that... Read More

Nowhere is safe.Dementors, which are notably “among the foulest creatures that walk this earth,” are invading Japan.The Wizarding World of Harry Potter... Read More

In case you've ever wanted to take a little tour through Tokyo's best sights without shelling out for a plane ticket, today is your lucky day. British... Read More

Each spring, visitors flock to Japan to take a walk underneath the mesmerizing wisteria tunnels of the Kawachi Fuji Gardens in Kitakyushu, Japan.Thanks... Read More

Facebook and Instagram photos have long served as a kind of cultural cache for users — a measure of social status, however superficial.Creating a... Read More

This story originally appeared on FoodandWine.com.But do they still come with a free hat?Long gone are the days when Krispy Kreme was known exclusively... Read More

By the end of March, the Japanese Ministry of Justice will put into effect new rules allowing foreign workers to become permanent residents faster than... Read More

Thanks to airlines that offer free stopovers, you can explore two cities for the price of one.Instead of having customers wait for connecting flights at... Read More

It’s human to be haunted by the ghosts of lovers past. But there’s one love hotel in Japan that some locals believe may actually be haunted.When it was... Read More

The company that brought us the robotic dinosaur hotel is adding another bucket list item to its resume: a floating capsule hotel. Needless to say, ... Read More

This story originally appeared on time.com. Japan is considering installing universal, transgender-friendly toilets in venues hosting Olympic and... Read More

Travelers based in cities all across the United States—from the West Coast to the East Coast and plenty of destinations in the south—can take advantage... Read More

Cherry blossoms in some areas of Japan may bloom later than usual, according to a new forecast from Weather Map. Visitors can still expect blooming in... Read More

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