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Taylor Stewart

Taylor Stewart was born and raised in Tokyo. She is an undergrad at Vassar College studying, to her parents' disappointment, English and Art History. Knows all the types of Greco-Roman columns.

Articles by Taylor

Of course Kyoto, with an old-world image counter to Tokyo’s ultra-modern reputation, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. But historical sightseeing, ambling temples and gardens and exploring the narrow…

Yoshiro Mori has resigned from his position as Tokyo Olympics organizing committee head for his recent sexist remarks. For successor, he appointed a man a year older than him, the former head…

In this age, the home has become the crux of our lives. It’s no longer just a functional place for sleeping and bathing and eating; it is now the workspace, and a…

In 2009, Yuhaku Nakagaki launched yuhaku, a leather goods shop. Before this Nakagaki had studied architecture, evident in the sleek lines and elegance of his new works. His emphasis on color is…

There is a phrase in Japanese, satoyama, that describes a mountain ecosystem where the fields and wooded slopes engage within the proximity of human settlements. Satoyama, however, is not only a type of…

While the Ichihara Art x Mix festival is a must-see for residents and visitors alike, the city of Ichihara itself is special for its livability, particularly for families. With its proximity to…

Just a peek at a department store will tell you it’s nearing Valentine’s Day: rows of chocolate and sweets in sleek packages, gifts that surpass any conventional heart-shaped box. Valentine’s, and Japanese…

Travel company wondertrunk&co. is committed showcasing the charms of local Japan. This winter, they’ve developed a sustainable East Hokkaido itinerary perfect for nature lovers and adventurers. The tour, which you can book until March…