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PHOTOS: Brooklyn Hipster Dining At Home In Tokyo

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.07.2012 | Home

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...

PHOTOS: 10 Amazing Works Of Architecture

Trippy | Posted 01.08.2013 | Travel
Trippy

Whether it's intricate carving on an ancient temple or steel bended in ways you never thought possible, the complexities of architecture never cease to amaze.

Japanese Bagel Heads: Dangerous? Trendy? Not. (VIDEO)

La Carmina | Posted 01.06.2013 | Weird News
La Carmina

"Oh my sweet, buttery bagels." Everyone's talking about Japanese bagel heads, or saline in the forehead. And most of these claims are grossly inflated.

When Flying First Class Makes Sense

Edward Schneider | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Having flown across the ocean countless times and having aged at least a few years since 1970, when I started doing so, I know that six or seven hours is about all I can take in an economy-class seat. So, when my wife and I started thinking about a far longer trip -- to Japan -- we knew we'd need to find a way to claw our way up to greater comfort.

Japan's Very Cool Personal Guide Service

Edward Schneider | Posted 11.03.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Throughout the country, including in Tokyo, there are local associations of what are often called Goodwill Guides, most typically retired long-time residents who speak some English and welcome an opportunity to use it.

PHOTOS: 25 Ghastly Places Popular With Travelers

Viator | Posted 12.31.2012 | Travel
Viator

The smaller islands in the lagoon that served as mass graves during Venice's many bouts with the plague. The one island that never saw disease, hosted an insane asylum that now stands abandoned.

10 Things To Know Before Going To Japan

Fodor's | Posted 12.11.2012 | Travel
Fodor's

On the bright side? If you do take the gamble on a dish and discover that the meat you're eating is not quite white, at least it will be delicious.

Life, Death and the Survival of the Fittest

Patrizia Chen | Posted 12.01.2012 | Green
Patrizia Chen

I was fascinated by a big aquarium in my cousin's living room in Japan. Fish of every shape and color revolved inside the tank, swimming between fake palm trees and fluttering plastic leaves.

Super Typhoon Bears Down On Tokyo

AP | Posted 11.30.2012 | World

TOKYO — A weakening tropical storm was speeding out of Japan on Monday after bringing gale-strength winds to Tokyo and injuring dozens of people...

Past Is Prelude In Japan

Jim Calio | Posted 11.21.2012 | Travel
Jim Calio

On my last day in the city, I watched a businessman approach a shrine, waft incense smoke from a pot into his nostrils and then continue on to work, his leather briefcase in hand.

Student Attempts Kidnapping 12-Year-Old

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.07.2012 | College

An alert Japanese taxi driver foiled a college student's attempt to kidnap a 12-year-old girl in a duffel bag, several outlets reported. The suspec...

Hiking The World's Urban Jungles

George Hobica | Posted 10.18.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

From the fringes of New York to the heart of steamy Singapore, nature is everywhere you're not looking in some of Earth's most notoriously crowded big cities.

PHOTOS: The Shopkeepers Of Tokyo

Thomas Shomaker | Posted 10.16.2012 | Travel
Thomas Shomaker

Anyone visiting Japan for the first time will quickly realize that the shopping experience is something special.

Around the World by Private Jet

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 10.09.2012 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

In just 23 days, you can circumnavigate the world on a privately chartered jet. Check off most of your bucket list in one fell swoop.

PHOTOS: Summer Music Festivals Worldwide

Viator | Posted 09.23.2012 | Travel
Viator

It's that time of year again, when music concerts swap sticky dive bar floors for well-tramped grass and enormous open-air stages.

Heavy Rain And Flash Floods Kill At Least 15 In Japan

AP | Posted 07.12.2012 | World

TOKYO -- Heavy rain triggered flash floods and mudslides in southern Japan on Thursday, causing at least 15 deaths and leaving 11 more people missing....

Crucial Conference On Afghan Aid

AP | PATRICK QUINN | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghanistan will seek at least $4 billion from international donors this weekend at a crucial aid conference aimed at propping u...

Chef Marcus Samuelsson On Eating All Over The World

Jetsetter.com | Posted 08.31.2012 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

Ethiopian-born, Gothenburg-raised and Harlem-settled chef Marcus Samuelsson took the flavors of his international past and infused them into his new memoir.

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 ...

PHOTOS: 8 Ways To Experience Japanese Culture

Viator | Posted 08.26.2012 | Travel
Viator

This is a place where you can spend the afternoon at an elegant historical tea ceremony and the evening at a loud, blinking internet cafe.

One Day In Dubai, Buenos Aires, Paris, Tokyo And New York

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.15.2012 | Travel

The Associated Press sent reporters out on a tourist's itinerary for one day in five cities to compare experiences. Here are some of their impressions...

The Most Expensive Cities In The World For Expatriates

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.13.2012 | Business

Thinking about wrapping up the U.S. portion of your life and bouncing to Japan? First consider asking for a raise. That's because a huge number of ...

Police Hunt Final Cult Fugutive

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 08.08.2012 | World

TOKYO — Japan has mobilized thousands of police to hunt for the last fugitive suspected in a doomsday cult's deadly nerve gas attack on Tokyo's ...

Tokyo's Underbelly Hits LACMA

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.31.2012 | Arts

Daido Moriyama has become one of the foremost contemporary photographers, known for the uncanny ability to turn ordinary objects into vessels of desir...