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The opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympics are always a huge spectacle, creating a theatrical performance, often featuring music, cultural... Read More

Today’s Tokyo is a clash of extremes. On one end, traditionalists guard centuries-old convention, wary of losing or diluting their cultural heritage in... Read More

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

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

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There's a pop-up attraction in Tokyo that's guaranteed to get you dirty. ... 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

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

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

With the incredible popularity of London's upcoming naked restaurant, Japanese entrepreneurs are hopping in on the trend. This au... Read More

Just because you don’t have the time or money to travel doesn’t mean your stuffed animals should have to miss out on vacation. Or at least that’s the... Read More

Wondering how to spend your Memorial Day weekend? If you're based in San Francisco, we suggest taking a spontaneous trip to Asia. According to The... Read More

Whenever the Olympics takes over a city, there’s a need for more transportation and infrastructure to sustain the influx of people. This also means more... Read More

The Japanese countryside is beautiful in winter, spring, summer, and fall, and one of the best ways to appreciate the changing scenery is by riding the... Read More

Tokyo officials have announced several advances the city is making to prepare for the 2020 Olympics including altering the subway map to... Read More

For travelers, subway maps can be a struggle. Between the colors, directions, and station names, figuring out which way you need to go can be one of the... Read More

If cat cafes aren't quite your thing, you've got options—specifically, you can now visit an eatery in Tokyo's Roppongi District filled with hedgehogs.... Read More

Travel in Japan is about to get a whole lot easier. A new bullet train (shinkansen) running from Tokyo to Hakodate is set to debut this Saturday that... Read More

When Shuzo Nagumo makes a cocktail at Mixology Laboratory (1-6-1 Yaesu, 3rd floor, Chuo-ku; 81-3-6262-3946), the process often resembles a science... Read More

Now is the time to be in Tokyo. Thanks to warmer-than-usual temperatures, Hama-rikyu Gardens are currently a-blossom with vibrant yellow rapeseed... Read More

One of the most fun things to do in Tokyo is to visit the famous Tsukiji Fish Market first thing in the morning, so make time to catch a tuna auction... Read More

With 30 stores from Miami to Tokyo and collections from home furnishings to men's neckwear, designer Jonathan Adler is in a constant state of motion.... Read More

David Chang may be at the heart of New York's restaurant scene, but his food loving heart lies thousands of miles to the east—in Tokyo. ... Read More

It’s no secret why certain sights become famous, and their perennial crowds underscore their enduring allure. But every once in a while, it’s worth... Read More

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