Those who explore the many shopping malls in Odaiba, the manmade island in Tokyo Bay across the majestic Rainbow Bridge, may happen upon a surprise–an indoor area constructed to resemble a medieval European city. It won’t be around for long, however, because it faces imminent closure.
Hotel Okura and the Imperial Hotel have both selected the ancient capital of Kyoto as the next site for their expansion.
The presence of the Covid pandemic is still heavily felt in Japan’s second city, Osaka. Covid safety measures are observed in every corner of the prefecture, including social distancing, masks, temperature checks, and hand sanitizer use.
Walk with us through Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine, an oasis of nature within the world’s largest metropolis, on a rainy summer day. No narration. No BS.
Walk with us through Tokyo’s Shimo-Kitazawa, one of the city’s hippest neighborhoods, on a fine early summer day. No narration. No BS.
Walk with us through Asakusa and Sensoji Temple on a beautiful sunny day. No narration. No BS.
For many years the 1950s style dancers have been an attraction at Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park. They are a private group, not affiliated to the authorities or travel corporations.
Japan’s ancient capital of Kyoto is beautiful in any season, but here are views amidst the summer rain, which have driven most tourists away from its spectacular shrines and temples.
MariCar is a must-do activity in Tokyo. It does not disappoint.
Vera Jonas, Hungarian-born songwriter and singer, performs her song Cold Fire in Tokyo.