Taking minimalism to the next level

Aug 13, 2017

Taking minimalism to the next level

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Ever since the release of Marie Kondo's 2011 bible on the Japanese art of decluttering, much of the developed world has been somewhat fixated on tidying up. Kondo's "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" has been so influential over the past six years or so ...

You don't have to go broke to have fun this summer

Jul 13, 2017

You don't have to go broke to have fun this summer

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The sweaty months of July through September in Tokyo can evoke a sense of climatic dread among visitors and residents alike, not to mention palpitation-inducing budgetary concerns. There's a widespread misconception that summer in the metropolis either translates to woeful binge-watching of TV series ...