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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

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

The sad truth is you can't visit 24 locations around Kyoto and Tokyo in six minutes. Physically and mentally, that wouldn't be ideal anyway—no time for... Read More

As the former imperial capital, Kyoto’s cuisine is linked to its regal history and landlocked geography. It’s home to several Michelin-starred... Read More

Japan’s historic city of Kyoto just released an etiquette manual for tourists traveling to the area. ... Read More

In mid February, Chef René Redzepi wrapped up his hotly-anticipated pop-up at the Mandarin Oriental Tokyo. Fifty-seven thousand people were on the... Read More

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Boston-based interior designer, tastemaker and photographer Frank Roop is an avid traveler who looks for creative inspiration wherever he goes, from the... Read More

Flour Bakery, Boston: Call ahead to reserve your sticky bun—these caramel-smothered, pecan-studded brioche rolls are among the best you’ll ever have. No... Read More

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I was having breakfast on the 17th floor of the Hotel Okura. One long wall of the restaurant is window, so I was overlooking half of Kyoto. Below was... Read More

Vera Gordon, a retired educator in Brooklyn, New York, is a garden-variety traveler. Literally. Like more and more botanically minded tourists, she’s... Read More

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“We find inspiration in the oddest places,” says Kristina O’Neal, part of AvroKO, the ... Read More

While the megalopolis of tokyo catapults itself into the future, Kyoto—renowned for its temples, shrines, and vibrant geisha culture—has grown... Read More

Q: Can you recommend a stylish, well-priced hotel in Madrid? —Salvador Lopez, Austin, Tex. ... Read More

Though I lived in Japan for more than five years, I did so as a young imbecile: I never saw Kyoto in more than a perfunctory way and when I did it was... Read More

ALEXANDRA PENNEY, author of How to Make Love to a Man and Sexiest Sex of AllPlanning a trip for my fiancé's 50th birthday (at the time he was just my... Read More

During my sophomore year of college, in the mid-seventies, I took a stroll after class one day with my Japanese teacher, an accomplished and, as I'd... Read More

It was back in 1994 when my great-aunt, a legendary figure in children’s books and the publisher of two volumes of poetry translated into English by... Read More

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