Art & Culture/Tohoku/Travel/TW Collabs

JAPAN RAIL CAFE Brings a Taste of Tohoku to Tokyo

By Weekender Editor

Iconic waterfalls, untouched nature, and Shinto legends: this is all known about Miyazaki Prefecture. Thanks to its tropical location and warm seas, this oasis on the east coast of Kyushu is also…

Kyushu/Travel/TW Collabs

Miyazaki Prefecture Is More Than Sea Resorts and Mountain Escapes

By Yeo Kwee Chuan

Collaborating with Seven & i Holdings, Saraya is paving the road for sustainable development across the globe with their handsoap and hand sanitizers.

Charity & Volunteer/TW Collabs/TW Impact

Saraya Hand Soap and Sanitizer: Leading the Way Towards Sustainable Global Health

By Weekender Editor

Building on a ten-year history, student-led TEDxWasedaU is shaping the future while commemorating the past

Education/News & Opinion/Schools & Education/Tokyo Life/TW Collabs

TEDxWasedaU Celebrates 10 Years of Provoking Conversation

By Camilla Chandra

The ancient volcanoes of Kumamoto, the enchanting hot springs of Oita, mountain escapes in Miyazaki, the mystical islands of Kagoshima and the nightlife of Fukuoka – it is all so enticing, yet the…

Kyushu/Travel/TW Collabs

Kyushu By Train: Discover Japan’s Southern Region With the JR Kyushu Rail Pass

By Lisandra Moor

Exactly 70 years ago, on July 3, 1951, Japanese people from the capital lined up for softcream for the first time ever. That fateful American Independence Day pre-event later came to be…

Food & Drink/TW Collabs

Softcream is Forever

By Zoria Petkoska

A British prep school in the heart of Tokyo and Hokkaido is set to open its doors for the first time this summer. August 30 is the date for the grand opening…

Schools & Education/Tokyo Life/TW Collabs

Tokyo’s Newest British Prep School: Phoenix House International School

By Matthew Hernon

Located between the dramatic vistas of the wild Japan Sea coast and the imposing Chugoku mountains, the region of Shimane Prefecture brings a clichéd phrase to life since it really does have…

Chugoku/Travel/TW Collabs

Shimane Prefecture: Where Time is Connected Through Cultural Heritage

By Kimberly Hughes