Japan trip

Tech in Asia Tour Tokyo results: 6 pitches, 3 VCs, 1 winner
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Tech in Asia Tour rolled through Tokyo this evening, with six of the Japanese capital's most promising startups taking the stage for a chance to leave their mark on a panel of investors and gathered tech industry insiders. [...]
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Michelle Obama begins Tokyo trip – The Standard
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Michelle Obama begins Tokyo trip (03-18 19:00) Michelle Obama arrived in Japan in the afternoon on her first visit to the country, as part of a trip to highlight the importance of girls' education. He trip will last five days and includes a visit to ... [...]
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BBC – Travel – Tokyo beyond the tour guides
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By BBC's The Travel Show. 7 June 2014. Tokyo's restaurants are world renowned, but a new start-up seeks to expand traveller's palates and horizons by inviting them into local homes to share a meal. Related article: A golden slice of old ... [...]
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I Was No Tourist: My Travels Through Tokyo's Sex Underworld
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After Tokyo's bubble economy burst, the Roppongi district—once an upmarket quarter with exclusive nightlife—became known for its massage parlors and sex clubs, largely staffed by foreigners. It was here that I found myself, one steamy August night, sitting in a darkened strip joint while the police ... Two years after my first trip, however, there had been a murder. An Englishwoman named Lucie Blackman had disappeared while out with a customer beyond the ... [...]
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Cherry Blossoms in Japan
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Tech. In Tech: Gadgets · News · Gaming · Discovery · Archives. Money. In Money: Money Home · Archives. Travel. In Travel: Ontario · Canada · USA · Europe · International · Archives. Opinion. In Opinion: Columnists · Editorial · Letters · Send Letter to ... [...]
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Tourist captures video of volcanic lightning as Japan's Sakurajima volcano erupts
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A tourist has videoed the exact moment a Japanese volcano erupts - including the rare phenomenon of volcanic lightning. Shot by filmmaker Marc Szeglat, 47, the footage shows the highly active Sakurajima volcano on the Japanese island of Kyushu. [...]
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Pentagon chief to visit Japan, Korea on first Asia-Pacific trip
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Ash Carter will travel to Japan and South Korea next week on his first trip to the Asia-Pacific region since becoming Pentagon chief, working to boost the U.S. strategic rebalance to the region, the department ... [...]
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Michelle Obama Going to Asia to Push Education
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WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama will travel to Japan and Cambodia this week to kick off the administration's new effort to promote the education of millions of girls worldwide. The first lady will leave Wednesday for a five-day trip to talk about Let ... [...]
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Japan journalist angry over Iraq, Syria travel ban
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Tokyo - An experienced war photographer has vowed to fight the Japanese government after being issued a passport that specifically bars him from going to violence-wracked Iraq and Syria. Yuichi Sugimoto, who has been reporting from conflict zones for ... [...]
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