iOS app Android app

Tokyo Japan

What Walking Backwards Through Tokyo Looks Like... Backwards

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Arts

Sometimes it's the simplest ideas that end up being the most magical. Take this for instance: film a man walking backwards through a foreign city and ...

Hong Kong 101--An American's Guide to The Asian Financial Forum

April Rudin | Posted 04.01.2014 | World
April Rudin

About two years ago, I visited Hong Kong for the very first time and could not believe my eyes. Traveling from the dated, fraying JFK airport in NYC to the shining, efficient airport in Hong Kong, my world view was immediately changed: It was the U.S. that was a third-world country, and Asia was vivid.

Exploring Tokyo, the World's Most Populated City

Marcello Arrambide | Posted 12.19.2013 | Travel
Marcello Arrambide

If you can conquer the world's most populated city, amongst 35 million people, you will build the confidence you need for your next vacation.

Tokyo 2020: The Whole World Is (Really) Watching Now

Nancy Snow | Posted 11.08.2013 | World
Nancy Snow

Tokyo may be celebrating, but there is a deeply concerning global angst about a city hosting the Olympic games about 220 kilometers (137 miles) from the site of one of the worst nuclear disasters in history.

Tokyo Like You've Never Seen It Before

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel

Below is the second largest photograph in the world. In September 2012, Jeffrey Martin, a photographer from The Guardian, shot from three different...

PHOTOS: The Joys Of Tokyo's Famed Park Hyatt

Edward Schneider | Posted 01.28.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

In the months leading up to our October trip to Japan, my wife and I looked forward to many things. Right near the top of the list was our return to the Park Hyatt Tokyo, where we'd stayed five years earlier. That, I think, says a lot about the hotel's allure.

WATCH: One Week In Tokyo

Posted 06.29.2012 | Travel

Tokyo gets its close up in Vimeo user Lukas Backland's film shot during a week-long vacation to the Japanese capital. The city's metro, which gets ...

Reaffirming Tokyo's Leader in Washington

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 07.01.2012 | World
Joshua W. Walker

In isolation, neither 3.11 nor Mr. Noda have changed Japan. Yet in different ways both have exposed the Japanese state's shortcomings by contrasting the resilience of its citizenry with the impotence of its government.

PHOTOS: The World's 2nd Tallest Opens

AP | MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 04.17.2012 | Travel

TOKYO -- A Tokyo developer took visitors up the world's tallest freestanding broadcast structure on Tuesday, a 634-meter (2,080-foot) tower with speci...

Pan Am Memories of My Adventures to Tokyo and Kyoto

Carole Mallory | Posted 03.18.2012 | Home
Carole Mallory

At Tokyo's airport I kissed Michael 'goodbye' and gave him my address in New York, but after a few letters, I never heard from him again. 'Tokyo Michael' was how I remembered him and don't regret one moment we spent together.

Hiroshige: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: A Luscious -- and Affordable -- Must-Have Art Book

Jane Chafin | Posted 01.16.2012 | Arts
Jane Chafin

As soon as I saw Taschen's luscious volumeHiroshige: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo in a museum gift shop, I knew I had to have it.

To Save Power, Tokyo Employees Start Work Early, Wear 'Super Cool Biz' Dress Code

AP | By MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 08.06.2011 | Green

TOKYO -- Facing a summer power crunch, some Tokyo city government employees began working an hour earlier Monday to conserve energy amid shortages cau...

Understanding The Strength And Fragility Of Human Life

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

As I watch these dramas unfold, I am struck once again by the strength and fragility of our human life. If we do not understand the one, we will not truly understand the other.

Blog Watch: Artists Work To Help Rescue/Rebuild Japan

designcrushblog.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Like a lot of you I've been engrossed with the tragedy in Japan these past few days. It's easy to feel helpless when you're halfway around the world, ...

Tokyo Maid Cafes: Where Cute Japanese Girls Slap & Spoon-Feed Customers (PHOTOS)

La Carmina | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
La Carmina

At a Japanese maid cafe, customers pay good money to be pampered by cute, young girls in frilly costumes. The role-play goes pretty far. Waitresse...

Snuggie World Tour (PHOTOS)

Jen Pollack Bianco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jen Pollack Bianco

We've all received novelty gifts as holiday presents, and world travelers are no exception. Surely some "person who has everything" will find a Shake ...

China-Japan boat row deepens

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Chinese PM threatens action against Tokyo unless it frees trawler captain seized near disputed islands....

Japan approves new Iran sanctions

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Tokyo imposes restrictions on Iranian business interests over Tehran's disputed nuclear programme....

Aerosmith member confirms Steven Tyler will judge 'American Idol' next season

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Shizuo Kambayashi/AP PhotoAerosmith's Steven Tyler, here performing in Tokyo with guitarist Joe Perry in 2004. In an interview with The Star-Ledge...

Toyota recalls luxury vehicles over engine problems

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota started recalling more than 90,000 luxury Lexus and Crown vehicles Monday in Japan over defective engines — the latest...

Pininfarina Mythos: The Ferrari Concept That Group Hugged Maranello, Tokyo, And Brunei

High Gear Media | High Gear Media | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

It was just over twenty years ago, 1989 to be exact, when my life as a seven-year-old boy changed forever. I was in the midst of worshiping th...

Odd News: Paper airplane virtuoso tests record aloft

Grand Junction Free Press | GJ Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TOKYO (AP) - In the world of competitive paper airplane throwing, a 20-second flight is exceptional, 25 or better is world class. Thirty is t...

Obama seeks better ties with Asia

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

US president promises broader engagement and expanded trade with Asia in Tokyo speech....

Overseas stocks rise ahead of U.S. December jobs report

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

APA man cycles past an electronic stock indicator in Tokyo.World stocks advanced today ahead of a critical U.S. jobs report, with Asian markets bu...

Johnny Depp Likes Pants With Leg Room

NYMag.com | NYMag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

He arrived in Tokyo in some of the baggiest pants we've seen on an actor lately....