Japan’s super-speedy bullet train is to offer passengers a chance to soothe their tired feet in a carriage equipped with footbaths.
A hot spring resort in Hakone, Japan, is offering customers a chance to relax in chocolate baths for Valentine’s Day.
Madonna has launched a range of products under the label MDNA Skin.
Gucci is celebrating half a century in Japan with a series of events and special products.
A Japanese railway operator on Friday unveiled a new super-luxury train that has a lounge car with a piano and a bar, top-end dining and 14 private suites.
Prabal Gurung is set to design uniforms for around 10,000 All Nippon Airways cabin and ground staff to celebrate the airway’s 60th birthday in 2014.
Paris is poised to get its first sake tasting salon in a bid to demystify the Japanese rice wine that is still relatively unknown to Western consumers.
Spanish fashion house Loewe and Tokyo-based designer Junya Watanabe have collaborated to celebrate ‘The Year of Spain in Japan’.
The Michelin Guide has unveiled its 2013 special edition guide to Hiroshima, Japan, the very first time guide’s inspectors have rated the region.
Tokyo’s first amphibious buses carry 40 passengers through the city’s low eastern side by road before taking to the Naka river during a 100-minute “Tokyo Splash Tour.”
A pure gold replica of Barcelona football star Lionel Messi’s left foot, worth $5.2 million, was unveiled in Tokyo by Ginza Tanaka on Wednesday.
With its expansive high rises, fancy restaurants and high-profile boutiques, Tokyo has been named the world’s most expensive city in 2013.
Karl Lagerfeld has teamed up with Japanese beauty brand Shu Uemura to to create a collection of make-up, skincare and accessories.
Japanese distillery Suntory will release a special-edition blended whisky to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary Rolling Stones.
An apartment building in Tokyo has been designed especially for wine lovers, complete with an on-site sommelier, ground-floor wine bar and bistro.
Perrier-Jouët unveils “Belle Epoque Florale Edition by Makoto Azuma” in Japan, the first designed Limited Edition of Belle Epoque since Emile Gallé in 1902.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company L.L.C. has opened its first luxury resort in Japan on the tropical island of Okinawa.
French pastry wizard Pierre Hermé, best known for his inventive macaron flavors, has been tapped by All Nippon Airways to cater its dessert menu.
Fans bidding in a charity online auction to buy a teacup used once by pop diva Lady Gaga had offered more than four million yen ($50,000).
After being awarded four more 3-starred restaurants by Michelin guide last week, Japan widened the gulf between it and its closest culinary rival, France.