The INOW program allows visitors to fully immerse themselves in Kamikatsu’s renowned zero-waste lifestyle.
For Florentyna Leow's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Eyes (and stomachs) are already turning to 2021. Five of The Japan Times’ critics share the dining trends they’d like to see the country embrace.
As 2021 approaches, six Japan Times book reviewers look back on their top reads released in English this year.
Think of otoso as Japan’s version of mulled wine — sake-based and customizable with a variety of herbs or spices.
With temperatures dropping, what’s more comforting than soup curry? The Japan Times shares five of the capital’s best bowls.
SpeakHer provides a database of women professionals who are willing to speak on conference panels in the hopes of narrowing Japan's gender gap.
Why do people visit destinations if not to experience local flavor, and who suffers the adverse consequences of tourism but those who live there?
Nick Bradley’s debut novel is a love letter to Tokyo brimming with details of everyday life that he absorbed during his years in Japan.
Chipper’s Coffee & Sangas’ modus operandi is making customers smile. And no source of sandwich inspiration is off-limits.
Japan may not be famous for blackcurrants, but in Aomori Prefecture, domestic production begins and ends with the quality of the fruit.