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Hiroshima's Shimanami Kaido: One of the world's incredible bike routes

Hiroshima's Shimanami Kaido: One of the world's incredible bike routes

Japan's "Island-Wave-Sea Route" is an expressway made for cycling, offering amazing views of the Seto Inland Sea National Park
Japan's 'anti-loneliness' cafe goes viral

Japan's 'anti-loneliness' cafe goes viral

At Tokyo's Moomin House Cafe, lone patrons are seated with a stuffed animal for company
10 of Asia's best beer bars

10 of Asia's best beer bars

Microbrews and craft beers are taking over Asia. Here are the top places to knock back a pint
iReport: Insta-geisha! Kyoto's traditional beauties meet Facebook app

iReport: Insta-geisha! Kyoto's traditional beauties meet Facebook app

iReporter shows how to make geishas look even more enticing than they already do with Instagram
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World's best restaurant heading to Tokyo... staff and all

World's best restaurant heading to Tokyo... staff and all

After scooping top honors at the San Pellegrino World’s Best Restaurant Awards, Copenhagen's Noma says it's coming to Japan
Tokyo company takes your stuffed animals on vacation... without you
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Tokyo company takes your stuffed animals on vacation... without you

Sounds like the latest version of "Toy Story,” but for some the service is proving to have therapeutic benefits
Sukiyabashi Jiro: The Tokyo sushi restaurant where Obama ate

Sukiyabashi Jiro: The Tokyo sushi restaurant where Obama ate

President Obama joins Prime Minister Abe for dinner at the best sushi restaurant in the world
Japan's weirdest snowscape: The Monsters of Zao

Japan's weirdest snowscape: The Monsters of Zao

Check out this surreal gallery to find out what's behind the frozen armies taking over the Yamagata hills
Artist 'jolts people awake' with zippers and T-shirts

Artist 'jolts people awake' with zippers and T-shirts

Whether he's dressing naked statues or creating balloons shaped like buttocks, Jun Kitagawa's public art is erotic and playful
Quality Japanese wine? It's no oxymoron
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Quality Japanese wine? It's no oxymoron

Put down that sake. Nearly 100 vineyards at the base of Mount Fuji are beginning to produce tasty bottles of vino
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Destination Berlin

World War II bunker and former margarine factory among cutting edge venues in ever-changing city