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As every well-traveled person knows, getting from one end of the airport to the other can be a trek — especially when you have a short period of time to... Read More

Like the slowest traffic lane, the busiest airport is always the one that you’re stuck in. But if you’re flying out of Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta,... Read More

Mark Lakin is a member of Travel + Leisure’s Travel Advisory Board and the A-List, a collection of the top travel advisors in the world, and can help... Read More

Go to a street market in any major city and you’ll be met by the sight of people hopping from food truck to food stall, gathering a variety of savory... Read More

Getting around Japan has always been a breeze thanks to the country's bullet train system. But soon, you may be able to get around even faster thanks to... Read More

Have you ever dreamt that you’re in your own version of Beauty and the Beast’s “Be Our Guest” scene? The china is dancing, delicious food is before you,... Read More

No dining out experience is complete without a trip to the bathroom these days.It’s become the place where a restaurant makes or breaks their vibe. Not... Read More

The culinary world owes a lot to whoever first discovered the magic of mushrooms. Fungus — from everyday cremini to decadent morels — is an undeniable... Read More

Every spring, travelers from around the world visit Japan to see the country’s cherry blossoms, but the season also brings several other stunning... Read More

“Tokyo brings out my inner tourist,” said American designer Tory Burch, who recently returned from a whirlwind trip to the Japanese capital. The New... Read More

There is something particularly defeating about landing in an airport only to discover you have to go through security again before boarding your next... Read More

The official torch for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo was released this week, and its design is a bit flowery.Indeed, the rose-gold aluminum torch was... Read More

Japan was just recently named our Destination of the Year, and the reality is that many travelers only visit Tokyo, Kyoto, and – if you’re into winter... Read More

While cherry blossom season in Washington, D.C. is drawing near — with peak bloom expected to start on April 3 — the pink petals are mere days away in... Read More

In December 2017, Starbucks opened what was helmed to be “the largest Starbucks in the world” in Shanghai—a 30,000-square-foot Reserve Roastery with two... Read More

There are tons of unique destinations to visit in Japan, including islands inhabited by cats and bunnies, a ramen museum, bamboo forests, and beautiful... Read More

There’s something about a scenic train ride through the snow that makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.There are lots of gorgeously picturesque... Read More

In case you somehow missed it, Japan is having a tourism moment. Not only was it named the Travel + Leisure Destination of the Year in... Read More

Japan’s famed cherry blossoms are expected to bloom early once again in 2019, according to the first forecast for 2019 released by the Japan... Read More

This story originally appeared on Aomori City, Japan, is the snowiest city in the world, according to AccuWeather.The coastal city... Read More

Going to Japan on your next vacation? You are, of course, going to be given a warm welcome. But get ready to pay the taxman to get home.Japan’s National... Read More

Upon landing in Tokyo there was one thing I wanted to do: Shop. Shop until I literally dropped. Because setting fashion trends is one of the things... Read More

Those who are even mildly in touch with the wellness conversation these days can't be blamed for feeling a bit of fermentation fatigue — after all, in... Read More

Spring is always the best time to see flowers and trees blossom, but there are few sights that compare with seeing cherry blossom trees in full bloom.In... Read More

Wannabe homeowners in Japan are about to get the deal of a lifetime.The Japanese government is launching a program to reduce the number of abandoned... Read More

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