Celebrating Japan's mascot culture
When the organizing committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics released images of the Games' mascots, few people blinked an eye - after all, mascots are standard fare for the Olympics.
19 hours ago - CNN
‘The builders thought we were mad': a Victorian terrace revamped
How two young designers, inspired by their travels, transformed a neglected house When Magnus Pettersen and Ella Jones visited Japan in September 2017, they were obsessed with...
3 days ago - The Guardian
Sneak peek at Disney's new Beauty and the Beast attraction that will feature animatronic characters
The ride, called the Enchanted Tale, is set to open at Disney's Tokyo park in spring 2020 and the firm has released incredible video footage of what guests can expect.
4 days ago - Mail Online - 2 articles
A Sushi-Obsessed Trip to Osaka
Tokyo's fish auctions draw all the gawkers, but in the port city of Osaka, the action is more accessible and the sushi so fresh you'll devour it standing up.
7 days ago - WSJ
USANA Signs Sponsor Deal With USA Wrestling
USANA , a nutritional supplement provider, has announced a sponsorship with USA Wrestling that will mark the company's first deal with a summer sport national governing body...
7 days ago - SportsTravel
Where We'd Travel If Money Was No Object
Traveling is eye-opening, fun, and breathtaking, but let's face it: It can be hard on the wallet. So while we'd love to jet off to the Maldives for a two-week stay at an...
8 days ago - Oyster
Greg Meehan, Dave Durden to coach U.S. swimmers at Tokyo Olympics
Though almost 600 days remain before the Tokyo Olympics, USA Swimming's preparations are well underway. Stanford's Greg Meehan will coach the women's team and California's Dave...
8 days ago - LA Times - 2 articles
Venture outside of Tokyo to discover the wonders of Hiroshima. A SHORT FLIGHT FROM THE BUSTLING mega-metropolis of Tokyo brings travelers to Hiroshima and the city of Onomichi...
11 days ago - Global Traveler
Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts “Vivid Performing Art of Kabuki and Mt. Fuji Art Exhibition - Celebrating the New Year”
Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo , one of Japan's most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will host a special exhibition entitled “Vivid Performing Art of...
12 days ago - Travel Magazine - 2 articles
Pilot jailed for showing up drunk for London-Tokyo flight
A Japan Airlines pilot who reported for a London-to-Tokyo flight almost 10 times over the alcohol limit has been sentenced to 10 months in prison
12 days ago - Newsday - 2 articles
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For your travel bucket list: Five luxury train journeys in Asia
Rail travel might seem archaic in today's world, however, picture what you have been missing out on - experiencing exotic destinations through breath-taking panoramic views of...
Report Concludes USOC Failed to Act on Nassar Allegations
An independent report commissioned by the U.S. Olympic Committee in the wake of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal at USA Gymnastics concludes that top USOC executives did...
Hyatt Regency Seattle Opens for Business
The Hyatt Regency Seattle has opened in Seattle, Washington, with 1,260 guest rooms and 103,000 square feet of meeting space-making it the largest hotel in the Pacific...
Jumping the queue and putting bags on seats are passengers' biggest airport...
More than 2,000 British passengers were quizzed on things other passengers do that they find the most annoying when travelling through airports.
Plan Your New Year's Celebration
It's nearly time to put on your party hat to welcome the New Year. If you've yet to decide on where in the world you'd like to be when the clock strikes midnight, here are some...
Airlines are 'ripping-off' passengers by cancelling their return flights
Which? says airline clause to cancel passenger's return flight if they miss first one can leave travellers thousands of pounds out of pocket.
Winter in Hokkaido, Japan
Hokkaido is Japan's wild frontier, especially in winter, when cars are swapped for snowmobiles and huskies, cranes dance, hot springs steam and the sparkling Sapporo Snow...
From old plants and old ways, a new African agriculture
Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu and her colleague Vedaste Ndungutse sample banana wine with locals in Musanze, Rwanda, in 2016. Rural women in Rwanda are now producing such beverages...
Pro Watercross National Tour to Return to Racine, Wisconsin
Real Racine and Pro Watercross have announced that the 2019 Pro Watercross National Tour will return toRacine, Wisconsin, for the next three years. Tucked between Milwaukee and...
Mark Lev Appointed President of Fenway Sports Management
Mark Lev has been named president of Fenway Sports Management , a global sports marketing firm that works with venues and brands including the Boston Red Sox. Lev most recently...