Samantha Barnes

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Typhoon Mindulle leaves chaos and carnage in its wake

National Aug 22, 2016

Typhoon Mindulle leaves chaos and carnage in its wake

Peak season for typhoons actually arrived a while back, but none of the past nine typhoons have left as big of an impact or effect as Typhoon Mindulle has. Social media captured a few snapshots of the chaos and carnage. [View the story ...

'The Peter Rabbit Exhibition'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Aug 9, 2016

'The Peter Rabbit Exhibition'

Aug. 9-Oct. 11 This year is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter, the creator of Peter Rabbit, one of the most adored bunnies in Japan. In a collaboration with the U.K. The National Trust — whose Beatrix Potter Gallery houses the largest ...

Wireless options for visitors to Tokyo

Digital Jul 9, 2016

Wireless options for visitors to Tokyo

While connectivity is still far from perfect, here are a few of the options currently available to people seeking wireless connections, be it portable Wi-Fi or hot spots around Tokyo.