Drifting through the storied sand dunes of Tottori

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The woman from Ethiopia, resplendent in a scarlet headdress and gold ear pendants, blended in splendidly with the vast dune plateau. This was not Africa, however, but a unique wind corridor along the Tottori coast where great drifts of sand, attracting curious visitors from all over the globe, are fashioned ...

Music-fueled Friday night

| Jun 15, 2017

Music-fueled Friday night

Every Friday night since May 19, The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho’s Sky Gallery Lounge Levita has been holding “Gallery Music Night Out,” offering a unique combination of lively music and marvelous city views. Nine-meter-high windows in a generous space allow guests to take in ...

Champagne event celebrates bubbly

| Jun 8, 2017

Champagne event celebrates bubbly

Moet Party Day Tokyo 2017 will be held on June 17 to allow people to enjoy Moet & Chandon Champagne throughout the day at two locations in Omotesando Hills: Commune 2nd and Wall & Wall. The Champagne celebration is held simultaneously in over 50 ...

Bubbly offers refreshing respite

| Jun 2, 2017

Bubbly offers refreshing respite

Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo will hold “Champagne Garden 2017” from July 21 to Sept. 30 at its rooftop Serenity Garden. The garden offers an open-air space perfect for all kinds of parties and events ranging from wedding ceremonies to casual cocktails. This time around, the ...

Dinner and drinks overlooking the city

| Jun 1, 2017

Dinner and drinks overlooking the city

Tribeks restaurant, located on the 20th floor of the Hotel Century Southern Tower, invites guests for a Summer Group Plan being held through Aug. 31. Groups from three to 18 people can enjoy a large variety of food and drinks from the restaurant’s group ...

Looking for 'omotenashi' in Cuba's southeast

May 26, 2017

Looking for 'omotenashi' in Cuba's southeast

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Though half a world apart in geography, history, language and just about anything else you could name, Cuba and Japan are not entirely without similarities. Both are island countries, albeit in different stages of development, and both are in the throes of full-on tourist ...

A taste of summer on the French Riviera

| May 25, 2017

A taste of summer on the French Riviera

Back by popular demand, The French Kitchen at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo is hosting Soiree Blanche 2017, a series of luxurious summer events every Saturday from June 24 through Sept. 2. Soiree Blanche, which originated in the 1970s in Saint-Tropez, a small Mediterranean resort ...

Menu offers opportunity to meet the meat

| May 18, 2017

Menu offers opportunity to meet the meat

The “Meet Meat Promotion,” which runs through May 31 at The Tokyo Station Hotel, is part of an ongoing dinner promotion under the concept of “sharing and enjoying meat dishes.” Executive chef Masahiro Ishihara shows off his culinary talents at Bar & Cafe Camellia, ...