COVID-19 has put a pause on travel, but that doesn’t mean we can’t plan. The Japan Times’ Escape page regulars write about where they want to go in Japan once we see the back of COVID-19.
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Stacey Ward couldn’t find the home-style British baked goods she craved in Tokyo. So she took things into her own oven and opened Mornington Crescent, a combination bakery and teaching space.
Sick and tired of the Tokyo main drag? Good thing there are plenty of lesser-known neighborhoods. Here are The Japan Times' recommendations for five locales where its possible to both sightsee and get a glimpse of normal Tokyo life.
As one half of the duo hosting the podcast "Kurly in Kansai," Ayana Wyse is doing her part in building a community for the international community in Japan.
Winter this year may have been relatively warm, but February brings a host of festive events across the country for snow-lovers and heat-seekers alike.
Now decked out in all blue, New Zealand-born rugby player Luke McAlister is giving the Shimizu Blue Sharks a taste of Kiwi sportsmanship — which includes post-game drinks.
Kalin Lawrence needed an affordable place to showcase her creative output. When she couldn't find one that suited the needs of a young artist, she created it herself.
Now in its 13th year, the Japan Writers Conference aims to provide a place for creative thinkers to meet their peers, learn a few tricks and get motivated to finally start on that novel.
There are plenty of activities to get involved with at the Japan Writers Conference taking place in Tokyo this weekend. You can't be everywhere at once, though, so here's a look at some of the presentations that caught my attention. Recasting Your Inner Critic as ...
Oi Racecourse Flea Market is a mismatch of stalls and sellers that is a surprisingly exciting insight into a different side of Tokyo.