A survey of booking portal Hotel.info's 6 million users has determined which cities have the cleanest and dirtiest hotel rooms. Tokyo topped the clean list, with a score of 8.93 of 10, with Warsaw coming in second. For dirtiest, Rio de Janeiro was the worst with 7.29 of 10, followed by London at 7.52. READ MORE »
Japanese Cuisine by Omae Japanese Cuisine by Omae starts its seven-course omakase dinner next week, and we have a first look at the menu. Chef Takeshi Omae, whose Omae XEX in Tokyo received Michelin stars twice, stops serving his $2...
BREAKING: you have less than one week to fine-tune and stress test your inner ear’s rotational accelerometer. Tiny Mix Tapes (hi), DiggUpTapes, Apothecary, and Lonerider Brewing Company have now finalized all details of the previously...Show More Summary
by Andrew Sacher Toronto's Dilly Dally is the project of Katie Monks (sister of Tokyo Police Club singer David Monks), and while her brother's been making shiny Strokes-y indie pop for the last six years, Katie is more interested in...
Kristen Stewart let her clothes do the talking when she arrived at Narita International Airport in Tokyo on Friday. The actress was dressed in her trademark casual style, including a t-shirt that read "It's Awful, I Hate It." Kristen's...Show More Summary
In this photo by Koji Sasahara, people walk across the scramble crossing outside Shibuya Station in Tokyo on Friday afternoon. The Shibuya district is popular with young people and is known for entertainment and nightlife as well as high-tech ventures.
From today until Monday, September 1, COMME des GARCONS’ six-story emporium, Dover Street Market, is closed for major refurbishments. Expect a brand new Basement area, complete with D&Department’s Good Design Shop from Tokyo, a NikeLab… Dover Street Market x Nike 10th Anniversary Blazer Low is a post by Paul Davies on Highsnobiety.
Capcom has provided an update on its MIA PlayStation 4-exclusive role-player Deep Down, which was last shown off publicly at Tokyo Games Show 2013. The Dark Souls-esque dungeon crawler is still very much in development, as the fresh footage below shows. Show More Summary
TOKYO (AP) — Japan and India both have much to gain from a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and more than a dozen Indian steel, energy and IT tycoons that begins Saturday in the ancient capital of Kyoto.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's vital signs remained weak in July as wages fell further and household spending dropped, signaling continued weakness in the world's third-largest economy.
Japan's defence ministry on Friday made its biggest ever budget request, as Tokyo bolsters its military amid worries over China's expanding naval reach. The request, if approved, would mark the third straight annual defence budget increase and a 3.5 percent rise from the budget for the current fiscal year, which ends in March 2015. Show More Summary
By Leika Kihara and Stanley White TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese household spending fell much more than expected and factory output remained weak in July after plunging in June, government data showed, suggesting that soft exports and a sales tax hike in April may drag on the economy longer than expected. Show More Summary
By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's defense planners are seeking their biggest budget ever for the coming fiscal year to pay for stealth fighters, drones and a hi-tech submarine, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bolsters the military amid an intensifying rivalry with China. Show More Summary
HONG KONG (AP) — Tokyo stocks led declines in most Asian markets on Friday after Japanese economic data showed that the region's second biggest economy is struggling to recover from a sales tax hike.
Don't let her tender age fool you. L’Officiel Singapore heads to Tokyo and discovers the reason Mona Matsuoka, who works the camera in the hottest Fall-Winter ‘14 looks, might just be fashion’s next big thing. Read the rest of the story at: Wild Child: Introducing Mona Matsuoka
YouTube Link Sushi restauranteur and chef Naomichi Yasuda, who founded Sushi Yasuda in midtown Manhattan before returning to Tokyo to open another restaurant, is a big name in sushi. Here he explains his version of the proper way to eat sushi. Show More Summary
By Leika Kihara and Stanley White TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese household spending fell more than expected and factory output remained anemic in July after plunging in June, government data showed on Friday, suggesting that soft exports and a sales tax hike in April may drag on the economy longer than expected. Show More Summary
By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares slumped in early trading on Friday, after flaring Ukraine tensions ruined investors' appetite for risk and bolstered the safe-haven yen. Ukraine's president said Russian troops had entered...Show More Summary
Or if not the oldest, then perhaps the most old-fashioned?
Apparently eating sushi three times a week doesn't make you an expert. According to Tokyo sushi chef Naomichi Yasuda, we've been doing it all horribly wrong.