TOKYO — Bleaching has damaged the world’s northernmost coral reef in Japan, a researcher said Tuesday, the latest example of a global phenomenon scientists have attributed to high ocean temperatures. Continue reading “World’s northernmost coral reef in Japan bleached”
IF YOU’RE VISITING Tokyo and looking forward to eating well, chances are you’ve been told not to miss Tsukiji, the oldest and biggest fish market in the world. Continue reading “Visit Tsukiji: a ‘great wonder of the world,’ while you still can”
IKITSUKI, JAPAN — Japanese rice farmer Masatsugu Tanimoto doesn’t think of himself as a Christian, and you’d almost never find him in a church. But every so often, he and others meet to recite prayers drawn from another time and place. Continue reading “The secret world of Japan’s hidden Christians”
TRAVEL TO JAPAN does not have to be limited to cherry blossom time, as the country lights up with special illumination events during winter. The displays start in late October and run till March 2017.
By Cathy Rose A. Garcia, Associate Editor
Summer isn’t the best time to go to Japan — it’s hot, humid, and did I mention, scorching hot?