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Travel

  • Tokyo Tower

    Tokyo Tower stands as a landmark in the cityscape as well as a landmark in history. At one point, it was the tallest freestanding tower in the world and was...

  • Kiyosumi Gardens (清澄庭園) > A Hidden Oasis in Tokyo

    Name: Kiyosumi Gardens Japanese: 清澄庭園 Location: 3-3-9 Kiyosumi, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0024 MAP How to get there: Toei O-edo Line and Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line, Kiyosumi-shirakawa Sta. (3 minutes on foot)...

  • Itaya Hazan, a pioneer of modern Japanese ceramics

    Itaya Hazan (1872-1963) is a Japanese potter active during late Meiji to mid Showa period. He was the first potter to receive the Order of Cultural Merit (Bunka Kunsho). Following...

  • Two beautiful evening photos of Mt. Fuji

    Recently, we discovered an interesting photo sharing website that seems oriented at high-level amateur photographers photographing landscapes. Although the startup is based in California, it seems to have been started...

  • Tea Shops to Visit in Tokyo

    Dobashien Tea Company 土橋園 A tea shop in Akasaka Mitsuke, known as one of Tokyo’s elite districts, serving best tea leaves from Shizuoka and other parts of Japan. Location: 3-17-8...