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Knife Attack Suspect Captured: Reports

AP | Posted 06.28.2013 | World

TOKYO -- Japanese media say a man attacked three boys with a knife in Tokyo, but their injuries were minor. They say the man, who tried to escape in ...

Burger King Puts Cocktails, BBQ on Tokyo Menu

BurgerBusiness | Posted 06.27.2013 | Taste
BurgerBusiness

Burger King tomorrow will begin serving cocktails such as Mojitos and Pink Daiquiris to accompany new barbecued-rib dinners in three Tokyo restaurants.

5 Free Sights Around Tokyo

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 08.13.2013 | Travel

TOKYO — Finding free things in one of the world's most expensive cities may sound impossible. Surprisingly, Tokyo offers a wide range of museums...

Fast and Furious 6 Speeds On

Carole Mallory | Posted 07.28.2013 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Who wants to see a film with a six in the title? I certainly didn't. But, boy, am I glad I did! This is a good film.

Save Big on Summer Travel in Japan

Gail Nakada | Posted 07.28.2013 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Don't let the fear of high transportation costs hold you back from a visit at this uniquely Japanese time of year. Save big on transportation with these tips.

Steampunk in Japan: Tokyo Subculture Style (PHOTOS)

La Carmina | Posted 05.21.2013 | Weird News
La Carmina

2013-05-22-steampunk_la_real.jpgDid you know Steampunk culture existed in Japan?

ANA Airways Gives Visitors a 360° Look Into Japan

Gail Nakada | Posted 07.13.2013 | Travel
Gail Nakada

ANA had a tough time this year with the grounding of their shiny new fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners. Recently they've been given the go ahead for test flights and should soon be cleared for passengers again.

Geek Out In Tokyo

La Carmina | Posted 07.10.2013 | Travel
La Carmina

If you're a nerd at heart with a yen for Japanese pop culture, then you should spend time in Nakano, Tokyo.

10 Of The World's Most Stressful Tourist Traps (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.30.2013 | Travel

The Tower of London. Times Square. The Taj Mahal. Between crowds, queues and inflated admission costs, hitting the world's biggest "can't-miss" sights...

Tokyo's Odaiba : Do It Gundam Style

Gail Nakada | Posted 06.05.2013 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Odaiba on the other side of Tokyo's Rainbow Bridge is an island of food and fun with the added perk of great views of the city, including Tokyo Tower and Sky Tree. But for Japan Fan Boys and Fan Girls, there's way more to it than that.

Cherry Blossom Season In Tokyo

Gail Nakada | Posted 05.18.2013 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Nearly every neighborhood has it's own poofy pink claim to fame, even naughty Roppongi. On the way to the clubs, stop by Tokyo Midtown. The road at the back and side of the complex has 150 trees that are floodlit at night.

LISA TOMASETTI: Behind the Scenes with the Australian Ballet

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 05.14.2013 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

In her first exhibition at James Makin Gallery, renown photographer Lisa Tomasetti presents a series of images of the Australian Ballet, having been g...

Cities Blooming In Spring 2013

U.S. News Travel | Posted 04.29.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Mardi Gras may be over, but the party is just getting started in the Big Easy.

Faith As Inoculation At Tokyo's Health Temples

Gail Nakada | Posted 04.27.2013 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Koganji has been drawing hopeful health seekers to Sugamo since 1656. Believers come to pray to the powerful Togenuki Jizo statue.

25 Ways To Propose On The Road

Viator | Posted 04.16.2013 | Travel
Viator

For an adventurous way to mark your engagement, explore the jungle from the back of Thailand's gentle giants with an elephant ride in Phuket.

PHOTOS: Tokyo's Craziest Cabaret Cafe

Gail Nakada | Posted 04.16.2013 | Travel
Gail Nakada

It feels like a sequence in a Sci Fi film or a bonus stage in a video game.

PHOTOS: Watching Work Around The Globe

Global Yodel | Posted 04.07.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

Nearly half the world's population commutes by bus, car, foot or beast.

PHOTOS: Fairytale Photos Out Of Snow-Clad Tokyo

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.15.2013 | World

Tokyo saw its first snowfall of the season on Monday, which left the Japanese capital covered in a thick white blanket. According to Bloomberg, sn...

The Big Burg Theory

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.12.2013 | World
Marian Salzman

Megacities create megaproblems. Say "cities" and the negative associations come cascading out: noise, dirt, housing projects, shantytowns, concrete, crowding, crime, drugs, pollution, gridlock, stress, alienation. But they also spur people to figure out megasolutions.

20 Outstanding Hotel Restaurants

The Daily Meal | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel
The Daily Meal

It used to be that a hotel was the last place any serious eater would venture to dine. That started changing about two decades ago when hotels began recognizing that their in-house restaurants could be an asset, crafted into destinations in their own right.

Car Safety 2013: 32,000 Dead -- Where's the Outrage?

Steve Parker | Posted 02.18.2013 | Business
Steve Parker

Some 32,367 people died in motor vehicle accidents in 2011. That's nearly 100 a day dying on our nation's highways, yet any apparent outrage remains muted at best.

Holiday Shopping Havens Worldwide

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Tired of visiting the same designer boutiques, venerable chains and fluorescently-lit retail centers? So are we. That's why we decided to scour the globe for unique shopping spots; in these retail heavens, you'll find an eclectic array of boutique haunts, stylish department stores and secret discount venues.

You May Be Surprised By List Of The World's Most Expensive Cities

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.14.2012 | Money

In a sign that the global economy is shifting, a recent list of the world's most expensive cities contained some surprises. A new cost of living su...

PHOTOS: Brooklyn Hipster Dining At Home In Tokyo

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.07.2012 | Food

Walk into Brooklyn Parlor and you'll find walls of warmly-lit wooden paneling and exposed brick, shelves lined with books, industrial-style metal tabl...

Zaha's UNBELIEVABLE Japanese Stadium

designboom | Posted 01.16.2013 | Arts
designboom

Zaha Hadid's winning design for the New National Stadium Japan It's confirmed! Zaha Hadid has been selected to design the New National Stadium Japan...