Inside The Suntory Yamazaki Whisky Distillery

Suntory to launch whisky into space

Japanese brewing and distilling company Suntory is sending its world-class whiskey to age where few liquors have gone before: outer space.

Book and Bed Hotel

The library hotel, Japan’s latest concept for tourists

Have you always dreamed of staying in a library after hours? Japan has the solution: a library hotel, the “Book and Bed Hotel,” will open this fall.

Lady Gaga for Shiseido

Watch: Lady Gaga in latest Shiseido ad

Cosmetics company Shiseido has just released a new television ad starring Lady Gaga that will air in Japan.

Henn-na Hotel staff

This Japan hotel is almost entirely run by robots

A hotel in Japan almost entirely run by robots has opened its doors to the public.

bunch of Ruby Roman grapes

Bunch of grapes sells for record $8,200 in Japan

A bunch of grapes fetched a record one million yen, or approximately $8,200, at an auction in Ishikawa, Japan.

Kyoto Golden Temple

Kyoto named world’s best city 2015

For the second year in a row, Kyoto, Japan has been voted the world’s best city by readers of Travel + Leisure magazine.

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