Natsume Soseki and 'The Orient's No. 1 Elevator'

Dec 17, 2016

Natsume Soseki and 'The Orient's No. 1 Elevator'

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What is the top tourist destination in the Kansai region? Is it Kyoto’s geisha district? Is it the temples and bamboo forests of Arashiyama? Is it the town of Yoshino, with Japan’s most famous cherry blossoms? The majestic views from Mount Rokko in Kobe? ...

Taiji plans park to swim with, not spear, dolphins

Oct 7, 2013

Taiji plans park to swim with, not spear, dolphins

The town of Taiji, Wakayama Prefecture, made infamous by the Oscar-winning documentary “The Cove” about its annual dolphin slaughter, will open a marine mammal park where visitors can swim with dolphins, but will not end its annual kill, an official said Monday. The town ...