Eight years ago, Hironori Okada departed Tokyo on his motorcycle to travel across Japan in search of its greatest artistic treasures. Little did he know, two years later he would help found one.
Glassy eyed, 8-year-old Takota Nakamura stared through a display window a blue LEGO police boat while his mother, Noriko, looked on anxiously.
So, let’s face it. We can’t all be Carrie Bradshaw, lying about in our pajamas playing with a tummy-tickling string of Mikimoto pearls, waiting for the man next to us to propose.
Yukatas, samurai swords, kokeshi dolls, lacquer trays, silk wallets: Been there, sent that.
The markets and shopping centers of Korea are rich with unique treats reflecting the country’s character, culture and style.
We’d entered this untamed forest by a path created not by the park service but worn into the ground by the footsteps of those who went in before us — some of whom never came out.
Five years ago, the TSA put its dogs on a new beat: passenger screening. More than 140 of the canines preside over security checkpoints at over 35 airports, working only for treats.
Seeing how "penitence" got into the word "penitentiary" is just one revelation that awaits a visitor to Eastern State Penitentiary, surely one of the country's more unusual museums.
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