How To Keep Your Pets Happy While Traveling
Are you planning to take your pet with you for an exciting vacation out of state with the rest of the family? While some pets love to travel, it can be stressful if they are not properly prepared for the
Beautiful Brutalism: 3 Concrete Havens in Saga Prefecture
BRutalist architecture in Japan preceded the more well-known Metabolism movement, of which Tokyo’s Nakagin Capsule Tower was one of the most recognizable examples. Both styles heavily favor concrete as the main material and geometric styles to create a strikingly
8 Cool Bars in Tokyo You Need To Check Out
With Japan finally open to tourists from around the globe and the weather warming up, now is the perfect time for a night out in the metropolis. Here is a list of cool bars in Tokyo we wholeheartedly recommend.
What To Prepare Before You Jet Off
Big family trips are often pretty stressful, at least in the first few hours. Getting everyone on the same page is its own trial, then you have to keep everyone together and check in or take your seats on a
Ginza Heist Highlights ‘Dark Part-Time Work” Trend
It was a robbery so brazen, some passersby thought it was a film shoot. On Monday, three masked assassins stole around 70 watches from a Rolex specialty store in Ginza as stunned onlookers filmed them on their phones. The suspects,
Pilots for United, Southwest, American threatened to strike
The fight between frustrated airline pilots and three major carriers – United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines – is coming to Denver, as pilots push back against their companies with pickets and threats of strikes.
On Friday, United Airlines
Lice at Hotel Testicle – The Comedic Writings of Hiraga Gennai
In the mid-18th century, Edo (modern-day Tokyo) had over 1 million inhabitants, making it the largest city in the world. That didn’t make it the best place to live, though. The city was constantly plagued by fires, famines and
Shoutenguide: Tokyo’s Best Shopping Streets
What department stores are for rich housewives, shoutengai (shopping streets) are for communities. Bustling hubs of activity, there are over 2,400 in Tokyo alone. Tokyo Weekends has visited many and picked our favorite retro shopping arcades and streets. Every shoutengai
What’s in a Japanese Garden?
A garden, whatever its country, is a space that reproduces the creation of the world. It is often characterized by an ordering, a domestication of “wild” nature. But what makes the Japanese garden specific and fascinating? Come and discover it
The Musical warms the soul at the Bristol Hippodrome
The Bristol Hippodrome is swaying to the sounds of sea shanties this week as the brilliant Fisherman’s Friends: The Musical arrives in the city.
This acclaimed production is just the tonic to raise the spirits and wonderfully tells the (mostly