Japan

Au Yeung Ping Chi: Making art for Hong Kong's fashionable dead

Au Yeung Ping Chi: Making art for Hong Kong's fashionable dead

Au Yeung Ping Chi creates iPhones, Gucci bags and spicy chicken wings out of paper for hip, young dead people
Tamagawa River: Don't fight Tokyo, just go with the flow

Tamagawa River: Don't fight Tokyo, just go with the flow

Follow the Tamagawa River for golf, tennis, fishing and other stress-purging pursuits only minutes from central Tokyo
'Drainspotting' in Japan: The lowest form of art

'Drainspotting' in Japan: The lowest form of art

Manhole covers and maintenance holes reveal Japan's urban art on the ground
A natural and cultural road trip through Japan

A natural and cultural road trip through Japan

CNNGo reader Angela Perrone visits hot springs, winding rivers, waterfalls and surf schools in a road trip covering four prefectures and four major points of interest in Shikoku
Summersonic: Japan's biggest music festival delivers on Tokyo's doorstep

Summersonic: Japan's biggest music festival delivers on Tokyo's doorstep

Jay-Z and Stevie Wonder come to town -- at Japan's most clinical summer festival
Tales from a professional fighter in Tokyo: Stewart Fulton

Tales from a professional fighter in Tokyo: Stewart Fulton

The second in our Making it in Japan column tracks Stewart Fulton's progress from wide-eyed new boy to professional fighter at a martial arts dojo in Japan
The secretive world of traditional Japanese tattooing

The secretive world of traditional Japanese tattooing

Japan's rare breed of irezumi artists are preserving an art form often considered unsavory
A first timer's foray to Fuji Rock Festival

A first timer's foray to Fuji Rock Festival

Ecology, hushed crowds and storming live sets at Japan's most iconic music festival
No nudes please, we're Asian: Leslie Kee tests Tokyo's photographic ideals

No nudes please, we're Asian: Leslie Kee tests Tokyo's photographic ideals

With his new book, "Super Tokyo", one of Asia's most celebrated, but controversial, photographers hopes to appeal to Tokyo's liberal side
Gallery: 60 years of Sony audio equipment

Gallery: 60 years of Sony audio equipment

Tokyo's Sony museum showcases its audio electronic evolution, from the 1950 Type-G tape recorder up to 2009's latest high-spec roll out
5 of Asia's most overlooked cities

5 of Asia's most overlooked cities

Sometimes the best times are had away from the tourist trails. Here are 5 lesser-visited Asian cities that provide just as much culture and fun as their more famous alternatives
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