Strange, Racist Ad Creates Controversy for ANA

© All Nippon Airways Japanese Airline ANA is apologizing to customers individually for causing offence with its latest commercial. The video spot features two Japanese men in ANA uniforms musing...

Japanese Travel Agency Caters to Stuffed Animals

Unagi guests on the road ©ABC News Traveling long distances is not always possible for some. Illness, expense or having free time can restrict those with wanderlust from experiencing far off...

Tokyo Bar Welcomes Guests With Penguins

They've got the dress code down ©Kevin Ryder Tokyo tourists are welcomed to the normal and abnormal when it comes to restaurants and nightlife. One of those establishments, the Penguin no Iru Bar...

Bystanders Lift Train Off Trapped Woman

Japanese subway train © Cole Vassiliou It took a team effort to rescue a woman who fell onto the tracks at a Japanese subway station near Tokyo. The woman ended up trapped between the platform and the...

Japanese Beer Made with Elephant Poo

© Rajiv Patel Yeah, you read that right. I said poo. Craft brewers the world over are constantly experimenting with different ingredients and flavour profiles in their beers, so novelty is nothing...

The Paddies Are Alive With The Art of Rice

Rice paddy art © IRRI Images Some people do the touristy thing and have a street peddler write their name on a grain of rice. Those people think too small. Why would you limit yourself to a grain of...

Eat Dirt, and Pay Handsomely for the Privilege

A restaurant in Japan has introduced a dirt-themed menu. This isn't the kind of thing you make for a toddler's birthday party with gummy worms and chocolate cookie crumbs. We're talking about actual soil...
Baird Brewing Company, Tokyo, Japan

36 Hours in Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo is a big city in Japan full of experiences to be had. With so many options ranging from fashion to culture to nature to cuisine, it can be hard to decide exactly what to put on your itinerary, especially...