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Countries around the world can vary greatly when it comes to their tipping practices.While most Western nations expect you to tip, tipping may not be... Read More

Kim Kardashian West and her husband Kanye West may be two of the most recognizable people on Earth, but that doesn’t mean they can’t get away with... Read More

Getting to take a 10-day vacation for under $100 seems like a dream, but for travel blogger Sam Huang that fantasy recently became a reality when he... Read More

Getting the wrong order at a restaurant is the number one nuisance for diners. However, there is one restaurant making mistakes for a good cause.A... Read More

This story originally appeared on’s still more conceptual than actual, but Nintendo and Universal Studios Japan are teasing a more... Read More

This story originally appeared on vehicles are one thing. Now a startup backed by Toyota is working on a “flying car” that they... Read More

This story originally appeared on Spending hours bingeing on a favorite or new show is now a part of everyday life. We’re not strangers... Read More

This story originally appeared on Over the past 17 years, Anthony Bourdain has traveled to over 50 different countries while filming... Read More

This story originally appeared on Many would dream about living a life of royalty. But could one give it all up for love?That’s what Japan’s... Read More

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 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 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 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

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