"Work, Nap, Work, Beer!" is the driving concept behind Kyoto's new coworking space andwork Kyoto. Set to open this month in the central Kawaramachi district, andwork Kyoto combines the comforts of a ...
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Book and Bed, the bookstore where you can stay overnight, welcomes guests to its new branch in Gion, Kyoto, on December 2nd. Somewhat confusingly called Book and Bed Tokyo Kyoto Branch, it is the ...
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Track Top Tokyo opens in a waterfront warehouse in Shinagawa this weekend, featuring art, bike racing, film screenings and more. Open from August 27th to August 28th, it is the Asia's first ...
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The rise, rise and rise of Blue Bottle continues. After its much-hyped arrival in chicly run-down Kiyosumi-Shirakawa in 2014, it swiftly went more metropolitan with branches in Aoyama and ...
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The umbrella that might just get you arrested!
Last week we reported on the growing bookstore boom in Tokyo that has seen Book and Bed, a bookshop-hotel, become such a hit that its customized pajamas sell out in minutes. Book and Bed Tokyo ...
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We have been following recent developments in the Tokyo book store world with interest. From gimmicks like Book and Bed Tokyo -- a bookstore-themed hotel -- and the actual opportunities to stay ...
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Monocle has declared Tokyo the world's "most liveable city" for the second year running. The magazine says: This city of 13 million nurtures a balance of hi-tech efficiency and traditional ...
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A new stage in the redevelopment of the beloved Setagaya district of Shimokitazawa includes a restaurant and event space opening under the railway tracks. In a similar way to how the western areas ...
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Carry your umbrella around in a truly Japanese style!
Occupying ground somewhere between design and urban anthropology, Tokyo Totem, A Guide to Tokyo is a newly released guidebook about Japan's capital city and ever-inspiring whirlpool of images and ...
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This article by Adriana Mazza first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. If you’re not familiar with Blue Bottle, it’s a highfalutin craft coffee joint in Tokyo that usually bears hours-long queues. No ...
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Good things come to those who wait, they say. But it's bad news if you're a hipster desperate to get your lips around a cup of black stuff from the latest trendy coffee shop in ...
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We remember the good ol' days when every tech blog was keen-eyed for the latest development from Japan, when mainstream newspapers at least partly seemed to take Japanese fashion seriously, and... ...
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Japan's most famous cat... on your dog!
Thank God for hipsters. When all else fails and the media is amok with already notorious reports (supported by dubious stats) that Japanese people apparently no longer have sex, you can always at ...
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If there’s one thing you’ll notice walking around Tokyo, it’s that people are always on the move. At any given moment of the day, no matter where you are in the city, the sidewalks are jammed ...
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