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Annemarie Luck

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

Articles by Annemarie

It was a chilly autumn evening in November 2017 when Adam Isfendiyar gathered together a couple of cardboard boxes, some masking tape, a sleeping bag and other overnight supplies and headed to…

It was the first time we’d sat in an outdoor Japanese bath while it rained. But considering where we were – tucked away in the jungle-like mountains of western Shizuoka – it…

Most creatives who have lived in Tokyo for some length of time find a way of offering their own version of a love letter to the city. For award-winning photographer, writer, stylist,…

Yoshihiko Wada has been winning awards for his fine art photography since 2015. But he was still overwhelmed when, in April this year, he was named Discovery of the Year 2017 by…

Walking into Masahiko Matsuo’s candle and perfumery store in Yokohama is kind of like climbing into a box of assorted sweets. The cute space, called Becky Candle, is tucked away on a side street not far…

Japan has long been famed for its unique capsule hotel accommodation, but generally speaking these tiny rooms have been for practical purposes only (read: you wouldn’t really have wanted to stay in…

Founded in 2011, Nagomi Visit is an NPO that brings together local hosts and international guests through the experience of cooking and eating at the hosts’ homes. Run by founder and CEO…

Growing up with a mother and grandmother who are both Japanese tea ceremony masters, Maiko Tsunemine’s life has always been intertwined with this cultural tradition. But it was only after she had…