Revel in a rich and tasty celebration

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Oct 4, 2018

Revel in a rich and tasty celebration

Sometimes, "a ton of chocolate" isn't hyperbole. Running now until Dec. 26, ANA InterContinental Tokyo proudly presents Chocolate Sensation, a hotel-wide event celebrating cocoa-based culinary creativity; and to make sure there's enough to go around, the hotel has procured multiple chocolate shipments that together ...

Terrifying Halloween teatime sure to scare

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Sep 27, 2018

Terrifying Halloween teatime sure to scare

Terrifying Halloween teatime sure to scare The Conrad Tokyo invites guests to an "Otona (adult's) Halloween Afternoon Tea: Glamorous Haunted Hotel" at the bar lounge TwentyEight, through Oct. 31. The luxurious bar on the 28th floor charms guests with scarily cute, sweet and savory treats such ...

Delicate French treats to delight the palate

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Sep 20, 2018

Delicate French treats to delight the palate

The Hyatt Regency Tokyo is holding its popular French desserts event, the Gilles Marchal Fair, until Nov. 18. Featuring the world-famous pastry chef known for his exquisite madeleines and financiers, the hotel's cafe, lounge and pastry shop offers a delightful course menu, an afternoon tea ...

Dessert collaboration marks 30th anniversary

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Sep 13, 2018

Dessert collaboration marks 30th anniversary

The Royal Park Hotel's 30th anniversary is just around the corner; to get ahead of the curve, they've teamed up with one of Nihonbashi's oldest and most well-regarded confectioners to produce a celebratory parfait of absolute decadence. Available for ¥1,425, the Anmitsu Parfait can be ...

A weekend in Tokyo

Travel | A Weekend In Sep 13, 2018

A weekend in Tokyo

by Oscar Boyd

When planning a weekend in Tokyo, be ready to accept defeat: It is simply not possible to see everything. Tokyo remains the largest city on the planet with a metropolitan area that is home to some 38 million people. It is defined by this vast ...

An urban escape with a blend of tradition

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Sep 6, 2018

An urban escape with a blend of tradition

Touring Tokyo is about to get a lot easier. On Dec. 14, floors 4-13 of Hulic Square Tokyo will collectively open as the new flagship location for Hulic's luxury hotel series. Dubbed The Gate Hotel Tokyo by Hulic, the soon-to-open hotel faces one of Ginza's ...

Mount Fuji: Cycling sea to summit for sunrise

Travel Aug 24, 2018

Mount Fuji: Cycling sea to summit for sunrise

by Oscar Boyd

Mount Fuji is trying to break me, one hairpin turn at a time. My bike groans with the strain of each pedal stroke and a fine drizzle coalesces into rivulets that run down my skin, cutting a path through the grime of the previous ...

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