Top 5: Where to find the best dim sum in Tokyo

| RUSSELL THOMAS Tsim Sha Tsui Despite its dubious location along one of Roppongi’s anonymous back alleys, tucked away on the ground floor of the somewhat suspect Roppongi Busine…

58 recommended hiking destinations

Whether you are seeking long, multi-day treks through the national parks or easy daytrips from the city, Japan offers abundant hiking opportunities through a diverse set of climate…

Highlights of central Hiroshima

By Raina Ong Hiroshima is a city in western Japan under two hours from the Osaka metropolis or about four hours from Tokyo. The city holds the sorrowful reputation of being where t…

Fish cakes regain popularity in Japan

Reflecting a drop in consumption, the volume of production of fish cakes, indispensable for Japanese dishes including the osechi traditional cuisine for New Year’s celebrations a…

Have you travelled to the world’s safest cities?

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIC) recently released its annual list of the world’s safest cities. The 2021 Safe Cities Index ranked 60 cities based on 76 safety indicators, i…

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