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...
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...

Tokyo Observes Midsummer with Eel Day

Eat me!  ©CBarretts pics To Westerners, summer treats mean ice cream, watermelon and popsicles. To the Japanese, it's broiled eel. This week ushers in the Midsummer Day of the Ox in Tokyo,...

Tokyo Hotel Adds Animated TV Show Themed Rooms

I'm not sure I would want to wake up to the sight of this   ©CNNGO.com Fans of the long-running "Gundam" animated robot TV series can now geek out in Gundam-themed rooms at Tokyo's Hotel Grand...

Recovering From Jet Lag Tokyo-style

Shaving, shearing and scalp massaging ©CNNGO.com The Barber is a Tokyo men's salon and spa with a mission--relieve traveling men of their jet lag and do it efficiently. The Barber offers hair and spa...

Capturing the “Urban Sleepers” of Tokyo

Time to cut back on the sake   ©Adrian Storey While it has yet to be named the most fatigued city in the world, one photographer has captured enough evidence to award Tokyo that honor. Ex-pat...

$736K Tuna Sold at Tokyo Fish Market

Bluefin tuna© New York Times A new record was set last week at the first auction of the year at the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. The prized piece of fish was a 593 pound bluefin tuna, sold for...

Sea Lion Wows Crowds With Keen Penmanship

Jay the sea lion, writing "dragon" in calligraphy  © Getty  In preparation for the Chinese New Year later this month, an aquarium in suburban Tokyo has once again used the talents of their own,...

New, Classier Wendy’s Coming to Japan

Wendy's Japan ©liddybits Would you like fries with that foie gras burger? After leaving the Japanese market two years ago, American fast food chain Wendy’s is looking to make a strong comeback in...

Tokyo’s Museum Dedicated to Parasites

Tapeworm Specimen © istolethetv Dehli belly. Montezuma's revenge. The travel trots. Whatever you choose to call it, every serious traveler encounters intestinal problems at some point on the road....