Typhoon Lan Strikes Japan, Cancels Flights

The deadly Typhoon Lan struck Japan over the weekend, bringing heavy rain and strong wind to the island of Honshu and disrupting flights throughout the region. The Japan Times reports that the storm killed at least seven people, disrupting train and air travel across the country. The storm made landfall …

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the mastermind behind Tokyo’s most minimal restaurant

This is the sole dish served at Out. Photo: Supplied You probably haven’t heard of Tom Crago. And charming though he is, that’s how he prefers it. It’s difficult to introduce the affable 41-year-old in a tidy sentence – he’s CEO of Australian video game developer Tantalus Media, but he’s …

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Typhoon Lan: 5 dead, UAE embassy issues travel warning

Authorities advised thousands living in coastal areas or near rivers to evacuate to shelters Torrential rains and strong winds from Typhoon Lan’s passage across Japan on Monday caused the cancellation of hundreds of flights and the closing of highways. Typhoon Lan, the 21st of the 2017 Pacific typhoon …

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Traveling Across Japan – The New York Times

Hiroyuki Ito covered a lot of ground this summer: Moji, Dazaifu, Hakata, Yanagawa and Kumamoto on Japan’s Kyushu Island; Kochi-city and Cape Ashizuri in Kochi; Atami in Shizuoka and Omiya, Saitama. 54 cities in 18 prefectures, to be exact. He was looking to capture the way people live outside of …

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