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Photos of the perfect day in Tokyo

On an early fall trip to Tokyo, Japan, we spent the day exploring the city’s temples, Tokyo’s old and new fish markets, and hidden neighborhoods. We learned about Japan’s famous beckoning cat, studied the art of sushi-making, saw the busiest intersection in the world, and explored streets jam-packed with tiny bars. Here are some of the best images from that trip to inspire the perfect day in Japan’s capital. 1 Like small windows into the past, preserved ...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Chicago, Tokyo, Shinjuku, All, Tokyo Travel, Tokyo Japan, Imperial Palace, Tsukiji, Collette Stohler, Golden Gai, Komodo National Park, Izakaya, Shinto, Jorgo Kokkinidis


World's most sustainable restaurants

Farm-to-table dining is no longer a niche concept. Restaurants around the world are sourcing local produce, minimizing waste, and reducing energy use. Part of the drive to sustainability is because of flavor — fresh, local food simply tastes better than the same food out of a package — and part of the recent resurgence of sustainable practices in restaurants is because it’s what the people want. While there are locations where local and sustainable food has always been present, this new crop ...
Tags: Travel, France, Scotland, US, Jerusalem, Sustainability, Spain, Earth, World, Chicago, Paris, Sydney, Prince Charles, Tokyo, Michelin, Sustainable Food


RECAP: 5 Things Revealed on #RHOA Season 11, Episode 14: ‘Lost in Translation’ + FULL VIDEO…

The Real Housewives of Atlanta returned from a week hiatus with episode 14 of their 11th season last night (2/10). [FLASHBACK: RECAP: RHOA Season 11, Episode 13 ‘Tempers in Tokyo’ + FULL VIDEO] This week’s episode is titled, ‘Lost in Translation’ as the ladies spend their last few nights in Tokyo. Bravo synopsis: Eva and the ladies continue their celebration with a bachelorette party that has a shady start and an unexpected visitor. During a traditional samurai lesson, some epic one-on-one batt...
Tags: Featured, Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Tokyo, Eva, Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo Japan, Nene, Gregg, Nene Leakes, Kandi Burruss, Kim Zolciak, Eva Marcille, Atlanta Gossip, Cynthia Bailey


Clean, On Time and Rat-Free: 9 International Transit Systems With Lessons for New York

From Tokyo to Zurich, readers told us how New York’s subway compares with the public transportation in their cities (spoiler alert: not well).
Tags: Art, Japan, New York, News, Germany, Subways, New York City, United States, Tokyo, Buses, Zurich, Railroads, Great Britain, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, London (England, Travel and Vacations


The Saturday Profile: ‘Shoplifters’ Director Pierces Japan’s Darker Side

“I don’t portray people or make movies where viewers can easily find hope,” says Hirokazu Kore-eda, director of the Oscar-nominated film “Shoplifters.”
Tags: Japan, Movies, News, Hirokazu Kore, Abe, Shinzo, Academy Awards (Oscars, Tokyo (Japan, Kore-eda, Hirokazu, Shoplifters (Movie


Mailbag: The Best Movie Apps, How To Watch More Movies, What To Eat At The Movies, and the Keto Diet

On the February 8, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall , weekend editor Brad Oman , senior writer Ben Pearson , and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to answer some reader emails. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Play , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). Opening Banter: It’s a slow news day today. I...
Tags: Movies, Australia, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, James Gunn, Chris, Koji, Don, Greg, Dallas Texas, Tokyo Japan, Ben Pearson, Buffalo NY, Brian Thomas, Peter Sciretta


Carlos Ghosn May Have Spent Company Funds on Versailles Party, Renault Says

In an acknowledgment of possible wrongdoing by its former leader, the French carmaker suggested he might have misused company funds at the lavish event.
Tags: Japan, News, France, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Carlos, Renault SA, Nissan Motor Co, Tokyo (Japan, Versailles (France, Versailles Party Renault


Renault Says Ghosn May Have Used Company Money to Fund Versailles Party

Renault, the French automaker, says an internal review shows Carlos Ghosn may have misused company funds for a party at Versailles
Tags: Japan, News, France, Renault, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Carlos, Renault SA, Nissan Motor Co, Tokyo (Japan, Versailles (France


The most romantic hotels

Nothing against overwater bungalows or lounging beachside, but now and then a bit of urban pampering is in order, especially when it’s time to woo your special someone on a romantic occasion. For when you can’t make it to a private Indonesian island for the weekend, these hotels will treat you just as good as the honeymoon resorts. Whether you’re planning a last-minute getaway for Valentine’s Day or a celebratory trip for an anniversary (or you just really like surprising your partner) these ...
Tags: Travel, New York, Hollywood, Instagram, New York City, US, Prague, Brooklyn, Paris, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Beethoven, Tokyo, Eiffel Tower, Venice, George Clooney


WATCH THIS! Nene Leakes Suffers Breakdown in EXPLOSIVE #RHOA Mid-Season 11 Trailer… (VIDEO)

The mid-season trailer for season 11 of The Real Housewives of Atlanta has been released and it seems that “love & light” has left the building! Bravo synopsis: Porsha Williams gets engaged, things get wild in Kandi Burruss’ dungeon, rumors are swirling about Eva Marcille, and Nene Leakes goes off! Check out the trailer below and share your thoughts… (more…) Related Posts EXCLUSIVE!!! #RHOA Season 10 Reunion TEA: Nene Leakes Sends Kim Zolciak Home Crying, Porsha Williams Spills Marlo Tea ...
Tags: Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Bravo, Tokyo, Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo Japan, Nene Leakes, Kandi Burruss, Kim Zolciak, Eva Marcille, Atlanta Gossip, Cynthia Bailey, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Porsha Williams, Marlo Hampton


Quick Pics: #RHOA ‘Super Friends’ Marlo Hampton & Tanya Sam Link Up… (PHOTOS)

What’s better than one fashionista??? TWO!!! Marlo Hampton and Tanya Sams were serving LOOKS during one of the weekend Super Bowl festivities in Atlanta. [FLASHBACK: RHOA RECAP: Season 11, Episode 13 ‘Tempers in Tokyo’ + Watch Full Episode… ] All eyes were on the two fashionable super friends as they rocked labels from head to toe and stunned onlookers with their fabulous designer wares. Photos below… (more…) Related Posts 5 Things Revealed on #RHOA Season 11, Episode 13 ‘Tempers in Toky...
Tags: Fashion, Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Super Bowl, Tokyo, Gucci, Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo Japan, Atlanta Gossip, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Marlo Hampton, Tanya Sam, Paul Judge, Super Bowl 53, Tanya Sams


Our Tokyo Bureau Chief on Where She Finds ‘Bolts of Insight’ (Hint: It’s Outside the Office)

The Reader Center talks to Motoko Rich about Japanese culture, her stress antidote and children’s novels.
Tags: Japan, News, Tokyo, Rich, Books and Literature, Children and Childhood, News and News Media, Careers and Professions, Tokyo (Japan, Motoko, Motoko Rich


FIM Working to Add Trial-E to Olympics

The First Motorsport in the Olympics? Thanks to the International Motorcycling Federation (FIM) the 2024 Summer Olympics might include Trial-E as a sport. The 2024 Olympics will be held in Paris, France, and if successful, the FIM would have solidified the first motorsport officially recognized in the Olympics, according to Motorcycle.com. The publication reported that Jacques Bolle, FIM vice president and French Motorcycling Federation president, Jean-Pierre Mougin, FIM honorary deputy preside...
Tags: Olympics, Motorcycles, Tokyo, Ioc, Paris France, Olympic Committee, Tokyo Japan, National Olympic Committee, Motorcycle News, FIM, Trial-E, International Motorcycling Federation, Jacques Bolle, French Motorcycling Federation, Jean Pierre Mougin, Thierry Michaud


CDO Club Calling for Global CDO Speakers!

CDO Club is currently looking for CDO speakers in the following locations: Tokyo, Japan: Looking for public sector/municipal CDOs (March 14-15, 2019) New York City, USA: Looking for Chief Digital/Data Officers (May 2019) Shanghai, China: Looking for Chief Digital/Innovation Officers (May 15-17, 2019) Madrid, Spain: Looking for Chief Digital/Data Officers (May 21-23, 2019) Sanya, China: Looking for Chief […]
Tags: Careers, Shanghai, CDO, Chief Digital Officer, Madrid Spain, Tokyo Japan, CDO Club, Sanya China, New York City USA, Career Services Industry News, Chief Data Officer


5 Things Revealed on #RHOA Season 11, Episode 13 ‘Tempers in Tokyo’ + Watch Full Video…

The Real Housewives of Atlanta aired the 13th episode of it’s 11th season last night (January 28, 2019). [FLASHBACK: 5 Things Revealed on Season 11, Episode 12, ‘Peaches of Tokyo + Watch Full Video] This week’s episode is titled, ‘Tempers in Tokyo’ as several of the ladies go head to head in verbal battles. Bravo synopsis: After Nene is confronted about a shady comment, tempers spiral out of control. Still devastated about her grandfather’s illness, Eva tries to stay in good spirits but an int...
Tags: Featured, Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Tokyo, Rhoa, Eva, Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo Japan, Marlo, Nene, Gregg, Nene Leakes, Red light District, Kandi Burruss, Cynthia


5 Things Revealed on #RHOA Season 11, Episode 12: “The Peaches of Tokyo” + Watch Full Video…

The Real Housewives of Atlanta aired the 12th episode of it’s 11th season Sunday evening (January 21). This week’s episode, titled ‘The Peaches of Tokyo,’ the ladies embark on a girl’s trip to the far east. While in Tokyo to celebrate her bachelorette party, Eva receives devastating news that threatens to derail the entire trip. Although on a much needed break, Nene still struggles with the hardships of being Gregg’s caretaker. Porsha shares a well-kept secret with the rest of the ladies, and ...
Tags: Featured, Celebrities, News, Real Housewives Of Atlanta, Atlanta, Tokyo, Eva, Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo Japan, Nene, Gregg, Nene Leakes, Tanya, Kandi Burruss, Kim Zolciak, Eva Marcille


Mitsubishi Accuses Carlos Ghosn of Taking a Secret $9 Million Payment

The carmaker said its former chairman, who is awaiting trial on financial misconduct charges, was paid 7.8 million euros from a joint venture with Nissan.
Tags: Japan, News, Netherlands, Automobiles, Mitsubishi, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Carlos, Renault SA, Nissan Motor Co, Ethics and Official Misconduct, Boards of Directors, Executive Compensation, Tokyo (Japan, Mitsubishi Motor Corp


The 50 most high-tech cities in the world

Silicon Valley may be home to huge tech companies like Google and Facebook, but the San Francisco metro area isn't the most innovative city in the world, according to annual rankings compiled by data firm 2thinknow. Instead, the top spot belongs to Tokyo, Japan, according to the 2018 Innovation Cities Index. This is the first time that an Asian city has claimed the title as world's most innovative city since 2thinknow first started compiling the annual rankings in 2007. Of the top 50, the city ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, San Francisco, Trends, Barcelona, Silicon Valley, Austin Texas, Moscow Russia, Tokyo Japan, DUBLIN Ireland, Orlando Florida Change, Accenture Storyful Zalando Udemy, Yandex Gazprom Sistema Mobile TeleSystems


Carlos Ghosn, Former Nissan Chairman, Is Denied Bail in Japan

Mr. Ghosn, detained since November on allegations of financial misconduct, now faces months of additional jail time as his case heads to court.
Tags: Japan, News, Automobiles, Nissan, Kelly, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Carlos, Renault SA, Nissan Motor Co, Securities and Commodities Violations, Saikawa, Crime and Criminals, Tokyo (Japan, Hiroto, Greg (Nissan Executive


Scientists identify two new species of fungi in retreating Arctic glacier

Two new species of fungi have made an appearance in a rapidly melting glacier on Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic, just west of Greenland. A collaborative team of researchers from Japan's National Institute of Polar Research, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies in Tokyo, Japan, and Laval University in Québec, Canada made the discovery.
Tags: Japan, Greenland, Tokyo Japan, Quebec Canada, Ellesmere Island, Laval University


David Bowie's 11th studio album, "Low," is 42 today

Today marks the 42nd anniversary of the release of David Bowie's mid-70s masterpiece, Low, the first album of his so-called Berlin Trilogy (later joined by "Heroes" and Lodger). Working with the increasingly experimental Brian Eno, this album was a dramatic departure for Bowie and much has been made over the music, the strange (and strangely inspiring) milieu of the West Berlin recording studio up against the Berlin wall, Bowie's continuing battles with the coke monster, the highly experimental ...
Tags: Post, Music, UK, News, Berlin, David, David Bowie, Poland, Brian, Brian Eno, Low, Warsaw, Milton Keynes, Derek, Bowie, Tony Visconti


5 Things Revealed on #RHOA Season 11, Episode 11 ‘Sex, Lies & Therapy’ + Watch Full Video…

The Real Housewives of Atlanta aired the 11th episode of it’s 11th season last night (January 13, 2019). [FLASHBACK: RHOA Seaosn 11, Episodoe 10 “The Wrong Road” + Watch Full Video… ] This week’s episode is titled ‘SEX, LIES & THERAPY’ and things are heating up with our favorite crew of ladies. Bravo synopsis: Eva and Tanya’s hibachi night continues to go up in flames when Eva is confronted by Porsha over past shady comments. As Gregg’s birthday approaches, tension builds between the Leakes as ...
Tags: Featured, Celebrities, News, Real Housewives Of Atlanta, Atlanta, Rhoa, Eva, Dennis, Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo Japan, Nene, Mike Hill, Gregg, Nene Leakes, Tanya, Kandi Burruss


Japan’s Olympics Chief Faces Corruption Charges in France

The accusations against Tsunekazu Takeda relate to Tokyo’s winning bid to host the 2020 Games — the latest in a string of corruption cases in Olympic bidding.
Tags: Japan, News, France, Tokyo, International Olympic Committee, Thomas, Bach, Corruption (Institutional, Tokyo (Japan, Olympic Games (2020, Tsunekazu Takeda


Fun Shade! #RHOA Shamari Devoe vs. Marlo Hampton… WhoYaWit?

Welp… it appears that the ‘love & light’ is slowly drying up for The Real Housewives of Atlanta‘s 11th season as there are several low-key beefs simmering about. New peach holder Shamari Devoe clearly isn’t feeling veteran background character Marlo Hampton this season but she’s kept it cute thus far. But after Devoe threw a bucket load of shade towards Marlo on ‘Watch What Happens LIVE! with Andy Cohen this past weekend, it seems all bets are off. Details below… (more…) Related Posts Ma...
Tags: Twitter, Featured, Celebrities, News, Real Housewives Of Atlanta, Atlanta, Palmer, Trey Songz, Andy Cohen, Shibuya Crossing, Welp, Tokyo Japan, Marlo, Atlanta Gossip, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Marlo Hampton


RECAP: #RHOA Season 11, Episode 10 ‘The Wrong Road’ + Watch Full Video…

The Real Housewives of Atlanta aired the 10th episode of it’s 11th season last night (January 6, 2019). [FLASHBACK: RECAP: #RHOA Season 11, Episode 9 ‘A Mother’s Love + Watch Full Video… ] This week’s episode is titled ‘The Wrong Road’ and apparently the journey of Porsha and Kandi’s renewed friendship has hit a roadblock. Porsha is heated after an altercation at Todd’s birthday party leads to the Kandi Koated Klick giving Porsha the boot. Mike Hill comes to town with an important question for ...
Tags: Featured, Celebrities, News, Real Housewives Of Atlanta, Atlanta, Eva, Shibuya Crossing, Peter, Todd, Tokyo Japan, Mike Hill, Nene Leakes, Tanya, Kandi Burruss, Cynthia, DESTIN


Japan’s ‘King of Tuna’ Pays Record $3 Million for Bluefin at New Tokyo Fish Market

The first tuna auction of the year at Tokyo’s new fish market set a record price — more that $3 million — for a giant bluefin tuna, a critically endangered species.
Tags: Japan, News, Tokyo, Sushi, Tuna, Tokyo (Japan, Japanese Food (Cuisine


My Favorite Art Books of 2018

74 is the final count for the number of art books I’ve reviewed this year in 2018; a slight dip from the 82 I did last year. Quantity notwithstanding, 2018 was still a fantastic year for those of us who enjoy beautiful art books, with plenty of amazing book releases, and I hope next year will be even better. As we welcome 2019 here’s the round up of my favorite art books of 2018 ( in no particular order ); I hope you’ll find something of interest in the list. Do note that not all the books l...
Tags: Amazon, Texas, Tokyo, Anime, Lucasfilm, Gorillaz, Simon Stalenhag, Mondo, Alex Ross, Tokyo Japan, Amazon UK, IDW, Amazon Japan, Jin, Akira, Satoshi Kon


The Rise and Fall of Carlos Ghosn

Mr. Ghosn, the ousted Nissan executive, wasn’t supposed to succeed in Japan, but he never expected to fail like this. He faces charges of financial wrongdoing at the company he helped save.
Tags: Japan, News, France, Brazil, Automobiles, Nissan, Kelly, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Carlos, Renault SA, Macron, Nissan Motor Co, Executive Compensation, Saikawa, Tokyo (Japan


Carlos Ghosn’s Daughters See a Nissan Revolt Behind His Arrest

Breaking a silence, Caroline and Maya Ghosn said they suspected that talk of “reimagining the alliance” with Renault had played a role in their father’s ouster on allegations of financial misconduct.
Tags: Japan, News, Automobiles, Nissan, Renault, Kelly, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Carlos, Caroline, Renault SA, Nissan Motor Co, Securities and Commodities Violations, Saikawa, Tokyo (Japan, Hiroto


Mitsubishi Motors UK Imagines a Sanctuary for Overworked Humans

Mitsubishi Motors in the UK teams up with Golley Slater Cardiff, Fresh Films and Stone Dogs to launch a tongue-in-cheek new TVC to promote its ASX model.The film is shot in a mockumentary-style and directed by an experienced mockumentary director Sami Abusamra.The 60 and 90-second ads takes place in what looks like an animal sanctuary but is quickly revealed to be an overworked human sanctuary filled with accountants, chefs and supermarket cashiers.The tongue-in-cheek spot focuses on the rehabil...
Tags: UK, Featured, Advertising, Automotive, Mitsubishi, British Airways, ASX, Tokyo Japan, TVC, Mitsubishi Motors, Mitsubishi ASX, Fresh Films, Stone Dogs, Mitsubishi Motors UK Imagines, Golley Slater Cardiff Fresh Films and Stone Dogs, Sami Abusamra