Japan

Sushi at 5 a.m.? Tokyo's early-bird fish restaurants

Sushi at 5 a.m.? Tokyo's early-bird fish restaurants

Sushi Dai restaurant in Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo is good enough to lose sleep over
Dreamliner suffers 'setback'

Dreamliner suffers 'setback'

But the issue did not involve overheating lithium batteries, officials say
Yuasa: Birthplace of soy sauce

Yuasa: Birthplace of soy sauce

The quaint Japanese town where soy sauce is king is also filled with Edo-era treasures
World's best unknown hike: Japan's Kumano Kodo

World's best unknown hike: Japan's Kumano Kodo

There are a lot of steps, but trust us. It's worth it
Japan OKs 787 Dreamliners to fly again

Japan OKs 787 Dreamliners to fly again

Decision follows directive from U.S. aviation authorities
Earliest ever cherry blossoms in Tokyo

Earliest ever cherry blossoms in Tokyo

Warmer weather means hanami has come early this year. The season highlight is expected to be this coming weekend
Andy Warhol in Hong Kong: 'Deeply superficial' artist's works on show

Andy Warhol in Hong Kong: 'Deeply superficial' artist's works on show

A colorful Chairman Mao and 450 more of the artist’s pieces are touring Asia. Here's where to see them
Mesmerized by Okinawa's dramatic underground caves

Mesmerized by Okinawa's dramatic underground caves

iReporter Michael Lynch takes a tour of the ancient caves in Okinawa and discovers glowing streams, psychedelic stalactites and lots of bottles of booze
Tokyo restaurant serves up special dirt menu

Tokyo restaurant serves up special dirt menu

Taking the idea of organic to a whole new level, the special ingredient at this Japanese eatery is soil
Japan's amazing Nabana no Sato winter light show

Japan's amazing Nabana no Sato winter light show

Millions of solar-powered light bulbs make this small botanical garden the hottest spot this winter
Best new mountain resorts

Best new mountain resorts

Even your ski-phobic spouses will come along quietly once you show them the specs on this list
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