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Lisa Wallin
Zoria Petkoska

Tokyo Weekender commissioning editor and a polyglot, polymath, published poet. Or simply, a curious cat. Can be overly opinionated about coffee. Zoria is a neo-Tokyoite telling stories about the city in many forms. She loves all the things you would expect – travel, coffee, cyberpunk, concrete walls, power lines. The rattle of trains in the distance.

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Articles by Zoria

Kimono literally means “something to wear.” However, as simple and true as this is, the traditional Japanese garment comes with centuries of culture and history layered on top. It’s something simultaneously governed…

The humans of Tokyo make this metropolis pulse with energy. In Voice of Tokyo 4, from our March-April 2022 issue, we check in with four of the many Tokyo voices that make…

Many are trying to reinvent the kimono, weave in some modernity, or even transmute it into other objects. What Michail Gkinis from the eponymous Michail Gkinis Aoyama atelier does with the kimono…

Tokyo Weekender’s series TW Creatives features various works by Japan-based writers, photographers, videographers, illustrators and other creatives in a bid to provide one additional platform for them to exhibit their talent. The works submitted…

The phrase “hidden gem” is often thrown around, but it’s rarely accurate. Taketa, a small town in Kyushu’s Oita Prefecture, fits that bill and another one, as an “off-the-beaten-path” destination. Much more…

Aso leaves you at a loss for words — and that’s not just a figure of speech. As soon as the caldera opened before our eyes as we were driving into Aso…

The future is now. It always is. The entirety of Tokyo is blinking behind me while I’m talking online to a part-time cyborg and a micro sci-fi world builder. This is how…

The humans of Tokyo make this metropolis pulse with energy. In Voice of Tokyo 3, Tokyo Weekender checks in with four of the many Tokyo voices that make the cacophony a symphony.…