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Food & Drink

These Are the World’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2021

Noma’s second iteration takes the crown and Asia claims 8 slots.

Best Onsen in Japan

Culture

10 Best Onsen Town Escapes In Japan

Japan has more than 3,000 onsen. These 10 stand out among them, including the best onsen towns, outdoor onsen and onsen for couples.

Udaipur

Inspiration

World’s Best Awards 2021: Top Cities in Asia-Pacific

For every frenetic and high-speed thoroughfare, there’s a narrow, hidden bylane.

San Miguel de Allende

Inspiration

World’s Best Awards 2021: Top 25 Cities in the World

What are you looking for in the top cities in the world? A distinctive sense of place, history, culture and crave-worthy food.

Hotels & Resorts

World’s Best Awards 2021: Top 10 Tokyo Hotels

Park Hyatt and Aman continue to capture readers’ imaginations. Who else was named in the top Tokyo hotels 2021?

Four Seasons Otemachi, Tokyo

Hotels & Resorts

Review: Four Seasons Otemachi, Tokyo

With all the news in Tokyo, maybe you missed this luxe opening. Traditional meets modern in its style, spa and superb restaurants.

Inspiration

T+L Turns 50 This Year! These Were the Hotels and Styles that Defined Each Decade

Over the last five decades, T+L has chronicled the great hotels of each era. Get these styles to travel back in time.

Inspiration

Hire a Friend From This Tokyo Hotel to Show You the City’s Secret Haunts

Secret bars, tiny restaurants, cultural gems — there’s nothing like roaming Tokyo with a local.

Food & Drink

Tokyo’s Newest French Fine-Diner Is a Delicious Dance Between Chef and Somm

Come for the Michelin-starred chef’s innovative menu; stay for the rare champagne trolley.

Tips & News

15 New Reasons We Can’t Wait to Get Fully Vaccinated and Travel Abroad

Here are the dishes, drinks, cultural attractions and stays that have us dreaming of booking a plane ticket.

The Tokyo Edition, Toranomon

Hotels & Resorts

Review: The Tokyo Edition, Toranomon

Two iconic designers join forces for a new, skyscraping, garden-draped luxury hotel that has you practically sitting atop Tokyo Tower.

Shop

Louis Vuitton’s New Tokyo Flagship Store Is a Work of Art — and It Has a Chocolate Boutique

Feel the flow at this newly revamped store in Tokyo’s most dynamic district.

Tips & News

Overseas Spectators Officially Not Allowed at This Year’s Olympics

This conclusion will further contribute to ensure safe and secure Games for all participants and the Japanese public.

Hotels & Resorts

5 Eco Bathroom Amenities You Definitely Want to Steal

From handmade locally to organic vegan, these green hotel toiletries come in recyclable or repurposed packages that’ll look great in your Dopp kit. Stealing has never felt so good.

Inspiration

Why You Should Plan Your Next Trip to Japan Around One of Its 72 Microseasons

Whether it’s when the irises open, the tomatoes are hung, the manatees migrate or the lobsters lose their shells — to everything there is a season. Japan might be the most poetic, but Adam H. Graham finds microseasons enrich your travels everywhere.

Hotels & Resorts

These Are the Top 500 Hotels in the World

The T+L 500 are the world’s best hotels in 2021, as voted by T+L’s discerning readers.

Tips & News

Lucky 7 Valentine’s Dinners to Help You Get Lucky

If home is where the heart is, these restaurants around our region really set ours aflutter. Here are 7 of our favorite fine-dining spots that deliver Valentine’s Day to your door.

Inspiration

The Essential Guide to Taking on Tokyo Like a Local

Enter your next Tokyo trip as an in-the-know local.

Inspiration

Go Ahead, Start Planning Your Next Trip to Japan

The emergency decree is ending and coronavirus cases in Japan are waning, so naturally we’ve started to plan our next trip.

Inspiration

What Lockdown Looks Like for 10 People Around the Globe

Apart, but somehow not alone. Here’s what lockdown looks like for 10 people across the globe.

Hotels & Resorts

SPONSORED

Experience Next-Level Comfort with Oakwood

An alternative to mainstream hotels, serviced apartments offer more space, in-room facilities and privacy.

Culture

Here’s How to Gear Up for the Olympics in Tokyo

The best way to gear up for the Tokyo Olympics? Three days of intensive training in sport and culture. Just keep your gloves on.

Hotels & Resorts

SPONSORED

This Luxe Tokyo Hotel Combines Culture with Modern-Day Style

New to Tokyo’s buzzing hotel scene, TRUNK(HOUSE) is a modern-day “salon”—an exclusive, residential-style hub for sophisticated travelers who appreciate culture and luxury.

Hotels & Resorts

SPONSORED

One of Japan’s Most Trusted Hospitality Experts Just Launched a New High-End Hotel Brand

You probably know JR Kyushu for their trains, but the group’s new hotel brand THE BLOSSOM is going to make waves in Japan’s hospitality industry.

Hotels & Resorts

Trunk (House)

Matching traditional tatami floors, a genkan-style entryway and a hinoki-wood bathtub with Charles Eames furnishings and Noguchi lights, this one-room boutique stay is a designer’s daydream.

Food & Drink

Textura

Spain meets Sichuan in Tokyo’s central business district, where chef Hirofumi Saito opened Textura earlier this year.

Food & Drink

Sushi Shin by Miyakawa

The first Tokyo outpost of Hokkaido’s Michelin three-starred Sushi Miyakawa has touched down in the Mandarin Oriental Tokyo.

Hotels & Resorts

Hotel Okura Tokyo

After a three-year, 110-billion-yen renovation, Tokyo’s grandest of dames is back looking as elegant as ever before—intentionally.

Inspiration

Shopping in Tokyo with Fashion Designer Tomo Koizumi

Fashion designer Tomo Koizumi pauses from his breakout year to share some of his favorite places to shop in the Japanese capital, stops that inspire him every day.

Food & Drink

Inside Tokyo’s Hidden Restaurants

It takes an expert to find some of Tokyo’s finest restaurants, which is why we asked photographer Shinsuke Matsukawa to take us on a visual tour of covert izakayas and tempura speakeasies.

Hotels & Resorts

Hotel Chinzanso

The surrounding Chinzanso Garden has 20 varieties of sakura trees and a 1,000-year-old pagoda.

Hotels & Resorts

Imperial Hotel Tokyo

For more than a century, Imperial Hotel, Tokyo has been a meeting place for the world’s glamorous and powerful.

Hotels & Resorts

Hyatt Regency Tokyo

Located in the stylish Shinjuku neighborhood, Hyatt Regency Tokyo is a short walk from the serene Meiji Shrine, as well as the more earthly delights of the fashion-forward Shibuya area.