Tokyo

Artist creates beautiful Tokyo street scenes on coffee cups

Artist creates beautiful Tokyo street scenes on coffee cups

Australian illustrator's panoramic renditions of everyday life become an Internet hit
And the world's safest city is...

And the world's safest city is...

Asian, European capitals dominate top of the list of safe cities according to a new study
Restaurant wish list: 15 global eateries we're dying to try in 2015

Restaurant wish list: 15 global eateries we're dying to try in 2015

It's going to be a great year for foodies, with top restaurants exporting their brands to other countries while others open new ventures at home
Tokyo Station: 100 years of trains, tourism and secret tunnels

Tokyo Station: 100 years of trains, tourism and secret tunnels

The rail gateway to Japan's capital celebrates its centennial this month. We're celebrating with 10 wild facts about Tokyo's top traffic hub
How (not) to drink the world's best whisky

How (not) to drink the world's best whisky

Being one of only three distilleries in Japan hasn't stopped the Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013 from topping Jim Murray's "Whisky Bible"
11 biz hotels that make executive travel exciting

11 biz hotels that make executive travel exciting

Amazing art, business etiquette lessons and a "running concierge" ... these hotels do better than just free Wi-Fi
How to eat sushi like a master

How to eat sushi like a master

With chopsticks or fingers? Wasabi or no? A double Michelin-starred Tokyo chef sets the record straight and shows us the sushi way
Adventures in ramen: Japan's ever-changing soup scene

Adventures in ramen: Japan's ever-changing soup scene

After slurping down noodles in 1,000 stores, the "ramen guy" untangles the complex flavors of Japan's diverse dish.
The stories behind the most gorgeous dishes in Japan

The stories behind the most gorgeous dishes in Japan

The menu at Tokyo's Takazawa restaurant is one of the most coveted in the world. These photos show why
World's best cycling cities

World's best cycling cities

From Berlin to Montreal, this handful of urban centers is leading the two-wheeled charge
16 incredible rooftop bars

16 incredible rooftop bars

Good cocktails combine with spectacular views across rivers, cityscapes and oceans at these bird-level drinkeries
Bittersweet sayonara to a Tokyo landmark

Bittersweet sayonara to a Tokyo landmark

Tokyo's Okura Hotel is cramped and dated, but its history, charm and devotion to customer service are worth preserving
Everything you didn't necessarily want to know about toilets

Everything you didn't necessarily want to know about toilets

Tokyo's science museum has opened an exhibit focusing on the commode, even offering visitors the chance to be flushed
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
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
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
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
11 extremely practical Japan travel tips

11 extremely practical Japan travel tips

Which apps to download, what cards to buy and what to pre-book before your trip
Japanese cuisine by region-- which is best?

Japanese cuisine by region-- which is best?

Our interactive map showcases the food and tells the stories of cuisines from 10 major Japanese destinations
The place where two earthquakes hit every hour

The place where two earthquakes hit every hour

Every day, every 30 minutes, Tokyo's Earthquake Simulator Center prepares people for the worst
World's 12 best shopping cities

World's 12 best shopping cities

We've done your Christmas homework for you. Save your shopping for your next trip to these consumer havens
Tokyo travel: 11 things to know before you go

Tokyo travel: 11 things to know before you go

Cabs cost a fortune. "Kawaii" means cute. Here's more vital information you'll need before hitting Japan's sprawling capital
Typhoon Wipha hits Tokyo, kills at least 14

Typhoon Wipha hits Tokyo, kills at least 14

More than 500 domestic and international flights canceled at Tokyo airports
Geisha-in-training hit the streets:

Geisha-in-training hit the streets: "We are alive and well"

Young apprentice geisha try to drum up a tourism revival for typhoon-hit Kyoto
CNNGo in Japan: Wagyu, ramen, sake

CNNGo in Japan: Wagyu, ramen, sake

From exquisite tempura to perfect noodles, this culinary journey hits the hot spots in a land bursting with flavor
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