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Annemarie Luck

Editor-in-chief and digital content manager of Tokyo Weekender

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In mid-September, long-time editor in chief of Tokyo Weekender, Annemarie Luck, left Japan to return back to her home country, South Africa. In this editorial column, she bids farewell to the city — and…

Ten years. According to every Japanese artisan I have interviewed over the last seven years, this is the length of time it takes to master one’s craft. I have heard this response…

Living in Japan means your skin moisturizer needs might require a bit of an adjustment, especially since the weather here shifts from dramatic humidity in summer to super dry in winter. We find…

Naoko Yamazaki is gazing up at the giant floating balloons, her face as illuminated as the egg-shaped balls, which shift between soft hues of pink, blue, red and white as she touches…

Earlier this week we rounded up the six essential nutrients for a balanced lifestyle and related Japanese foods that can help make your skin more beautiful and your health better. Today, organic skincare…

To quote Paul Simon, “There’s something about the sound of a train that’s very romantic and nostalgic and hopeful.” Even though these days we’ve all grown more accustomed to other, often faster…

Why this furniture store near Nakameguro Station has stolen our hearts this month… 1. We Shot Our “Love Issue” Cover There It was a chilly January morning, only one week into the…

The first time I went camping in Japan, I chose Okutama because it was close(ish) to Tokyo and easily accessible by train. While I can’t fault the setting – the emerald Tama…