In Japan, the most exquisite fate for a Hachiya is to be hand-dried, wherein it transforms into a delicacy known as a hoshigaki.
At the age of 88, art legend Yayoi Kusama has opened her own gallery, the much-anticipated Yayoi Kusama Museum.
Should you find yourself in Tokyo, and in need of a break, here are a few places to unwind.
Skip over Western-style accommodations in favour of boutique hotels with local charm. Here, four of the best.
If you arrive in Kyoto by way of Tokyo expecting a change of pace, readjust your assumptions. To see the former Imperial capital’s many highlights in just a couple days, one must be expeditious.
It may seem far-fetched that an item designed for one’s tush might also look handsome hung on a wall, but Yuka Wakamatsu’s hand-woven chair mats are truly just that: multipurpose.
Interconnected mini-exhibits and pop-ups celebrating contemporary Japanese architecture, design, and cuisine.
The Audain Art Museum hosts an exhibit about the most sought-after geisha of the 20th century.
Since its inception, the Setouchi Triennale has garnered international attention for its blue chip art, displayed in a surreally beautiful and utterly remote setting.