Posts tagged "tokyo"

Watch: Japan’s Incredible Variety of Kit Kat Flavors

Warning: If you are PMSing, do not watch this unless you are ready to impulsively buy a plane ticket to Tokyo like I almost did for the sole purpose of…

Katrin Higher | August 23, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Watch The Clouds Move Above Tokyo In This Awesome Timelapse Video

This gorgeous timelapse video of the clouds over Tokyo will make you want to drop everything and hop on a flight to Japan. Filmmaker Darwinfish105 put the short together over the…

Claire Hannum | September 30, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Tokyo Now Has A Nap Cafe For Ladies On The Go

You know that mid-afternoon feeling when you’d give anything to be curled up in your bed? Someone’s found a brilliant way to economize on that with pay-by-the-minute beds solely for the

Claire Hannum | November 23, 2013 - 10:00 am

Things That Confuse Me About Love Joule, Tokyo’s Female Masturbation Bar

The reasons to visit Tokyo just keep getting more and more bountiful. I can go to the naked robot burlesque restaurant or to Love Joule, a “love and sex bar…

Ami Angelowicz | October 2, 2012 - 11:20 am

Tokyo’s Cat Cafes Threatened By Changes To Japan’s Animal Protection Law

Times are looking tough for Tokyo’s cat cafes, where feline aficionados can drop in for tea and some time with a cat.
At most such establishments, it’s the post-work rush…

Huffington Post Weird News | March 3, 2012 - 3:30 pm

We Heart Japanese Designer Anrealage’s Effervescent Charm

Japanese designer Anrealage is the spirit sister of American sportswear designer Thom Browne. Both play with proportion and shape, and in the process create new forms and bodies. And Anrealage’s…

Julie Gerstein | February 4, 2012 - 12:30 pm

This Is What Goes Down At Japan’s Fashion Week

Apparently, “Vogue”-era Madonna is still very in. [Cabaret Aki and Jackal Kuzu for Gut’s Dynamite Cabarets, Tokyo, 10/23/09]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 23, 2009 - 7:45 pm

Japanese Women Turn To Hostess Clubs For Jobs

While the recession has wreaked havoc on relationships here, in Japan it’s given a better name to what used to be a naughty profession: hostessing. Hostess clubs are akin to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 29, 2009 - 11:50 am

Could Men-Only Subway Cars Become A Reality In Tokyo?

Men don’t always know how to keep their hands to themselves on crowded, rush-hour subways. In Tokyo, Seibu Holdings—the company that operates their trains—has set up women-only cars to prevent…

Annika Harris | June 18, 2009 - 3:50 pm

Quick Pic: Swine Flu Can’t Scare Crazy

Zac Efron (Harajuku) lovers greet the star at an airport in Tokyo, where the swine flu scare prompted his fans to proclaim their love for him via fashion statements. Perhaps…

Simcha | May 13, 2009 - 7:45 pm

British Airways’ Fancy Flight Attendant Uniforms

Sexy cop, sexy nurse, sexy school teacher. They’re all very sexy, but nothing tops a good, old-fashioned flight attendant’s outfit! Even ladies melt at the thought of a ’60s pillbox…

Simcha | May 22, 2008 - 4:00 pm

Coffee, Tea, And Chocolate Baths

Scientists and anti-aging specialists are really into researching the health benefits of drinks like coffee, tea, and red wine, and there seem to be positive advantages, such as discouraging the

Catherine Strawn | February 25, 2008 - 6:23 pm

Japan Is For Lovers

Sure, from square watermelons to batteries that run on pee, Japanese culture can seem a little backwards to us Americans. On Valentine’s Day, traditionally, Japanese women give the men they’ve…

Simcha | February 12, 2008 - 6:30 pm