Tokyo

The 5 most picturesque beaches for Tokyo day-trippers

The 5 most picturesque beaches for Tokyo day-trippers

When the city becomes unbearable, escape to the sea
Keisuke Honda: The making of a Japanese football fashion icon

Keisuke Honda: The making of a Japanese football fashion icon

After Nakata and Miura, Keisuke Honda has big (designer) shoes to fill, but he's making a strong play to be Japan's new soccer style icon
Picture imperfect: Toy cameras in Tokyo

Picture imperfect: Toy cameras in Tokyo

Who said photography needs to be hi-tech? We head to the Lomography Gallery store on Omotesando road to play around with their wonderfully lo-fi cameras
Making pineapple wine at Nago Pineapple Park

Making pineapple wine at Nago Pineapple Park

Nestled in the hills of northern Okinawa, Japan, the Nago Pineapple Park winery has turned into a major tourist attraction
Talking toys with a top Japanese collector

Talking toys with a top Japanese collector

We talk with Kazunori Saito, one of Tokyo’s most renowned toy collectors, as he puts his 2,000 items, collected over the last 25 years, on show for the first time
Tokyo's monuments of an alternative future

Tokyo's monuments of an alternative future

Struts and Frets: Julian Worrall and Erez Golani Soloman prepare a lecture on the wonders of modern Tokyo architecture
A surprise package: Tokyo indie band Go!Go!7188

A surprise package: Tokyo indie band Go!Go!7188

CNN Producer and avid photographer Alex Zolbert dives into the unpredictable indie music scene in Tokyo
All white in the night with Mademoiselle Yulia

All white in the night with Mademoiselle Yulia

The fashion icon and DJ in-demand temporarily trades in her trademark multi-colored image for plain white
Tokyo graffiti: Brightening up the walls

Tokyo graffiti: Brightening up the walls

Coming out of the shadows -- Tokyo's graffiti pros are now being offered huge public canvases
Big and fashionable: Plus-sized shopping in Asia

Big and fashionable: Plus-sized shopping in Asia

Side-step the stigma and limited clothing options and get stylish in a big way
Getting to know your food and its farmers

Getting to know your food and its farmers

The Tokyo Local Restaurant scheme brings local food and its growers into various Tokyo restaurants, and is proving a hit with foodies
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Destination Berlin

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