A beautiful 12-minute documentary on the second-oldest hotel in the world, passed down through 46 generations
One TokyoDesu writer sends snaps of the Kyoto snowstorm to make the other writers stranded in Tokyo jealous and confused by the lack of neon lights.
Rather than go for the traditional, knee-weakeningly romantic line, “Will you make me miso soup for the rest of my life?” Yasushi Takahashi (nicknamed Yassan) wanted to propose to his girlfriend in a slightly more impressive way when he decided to pop the question
A bizarre fantasy apartment complex just popped up out of nowhere in a Hamamatsu neighborhood, to the horror of residents.
You may be surprised by some of the ways your local ward office can improve your life
A few times a year in the summer months, Nara’s famous wild deer gang up on the townspeople for seemingly no reason.
This new JR luxury train is nicer than most hotels, let alone your own home, and riding on it will probably only be remotely realistic for people making a million-plus a year.
Mike and Juergen travel the world for 91 days at a time. They’re currently in Tokyo, their 12th home in three years, so we decided to get in touch to find out how living in our favourite city compares to the rest of the world
Three bikes and a crate of beer stolen from locations across Japan
China stifles maniacal laughter as Japan falls way behind in tourism numbers.