Before the big project, Sybilla Patrizia tended to take interest in moments and niches. An unassuming street sign; the dancing churn of a summer festival; a bored child on a train; an…

In my Boy Scout days one of the leadership lessons we were taught when going on hikes is that the group is only as fast as its slowest member. Over the course…

On your way to a greener lifestyle? Lost in translation with an inflow of information on your social media feed? Do not fret and do not give up. We’ve highlighted some Japanese…

Tokyo’s concept restaurant, café and bar scene is fiercely competitive as shops look for unique, distinguishing themes to help them stand out. It can be something simple like making the establishment look…

British comedian, writer and actor BJ Fox will be familiar to many in the international community for his work with the Stand-Up Tokyo comedy collective, but now Fox is teaming up with…

People and development manager, outdoors enthusiast, Minakami ambassador and survivor of a bear encounter. These are just some of the hats that Cory McGowan has worn during his 20-plus years of living in Japan.…

We are all on our own path to sustainability. As a person who is passionate about makeup, beauty products have been the hardest sector of my home life to replace with environmentally…

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…

What does the word “sustainability” mean to you? Perhaps its ridding the oceans of plastic, returning to a more pastoral lifestyle or adopting the in-vogue “climatarian” diet. You may want to reduce…

The luxury hotel Hotel The Mitsui Kyoto, in all its grandeur takes the ideal of “sustainable tourism” to heart; bringing Japanese traditions to international patrons in full form, buttressed by a modern…

Two sapphic women, a murder case, an obsession for lust and a question: Would you kill for love?

Kochi's local-turned-global performing arts is all about freedom of expression — and now, it finally goes online in a one-off glorious performance