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This Documentary Exposes The Dark Side Of Japan’s Internet Cafes

BY TEAM JST Courtesy: Vimeo If you’ve been to Japan, you’ve probably spent a few days fixated on its animated popular culture: cosplay in Harajuku, praying at the temple in Asakusa, or singing your heart out at karaoke. Then, you probably came to discover a darker side of Japan when your train was often delayed because […]

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8 Random Things You’ll Learn In Tokyo

BY JUDY WU Photo: Flickr/OiMax 1. Fresh produce is expensive If I lived in Tokyo, I would never eat fresh fruit or vegetables. It simply wouldn’t happen. After buying a two-pound watermelon for $21 and three tomatoes for $6,I decided to save my money for the karaoke bar. 2. Street vending machines everywhere Vending machines […]

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A Glow-In-The-Dark Ride? Nissan Went There.

BY TEAM JST Courtesy: YouTube Your road trip just got a lot more neon-happy. Let’s control the excitement, apparently these cars can’t be bought just yet. But we’re loving Nissan Leaf with a totally organic paint coat which not only contains Strontium Aluminate (a biologically solid odorless, nonflammable compound) but it also comes in the coolest […]

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Apparently, Hotels Staffed By Robots Is The Next Big Thing

BY JST NEWS A hotel full of Bicentennial Men. It’s really happening. This July 17, Japan’s Henn-Na Hotel (translation: Strange Hotel) will open and word on the street is that it will eventually be fully staffed by humanoid robots. SEE ALSO: Will.I.Am’s “#thatPOWER” Takes You to A Futuristic Tokyo According to CNN, the hotel will be opened by and […]

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Meet JST Instagrammer Of The Week: @DiningTraveler

BY DESIREE CONSTANCE CHOY Born in New York and raised in Puerto Rico, Jessica van Dop DeJesus had a taste of many cultures from an early age. Jessica caught the travel bug as a young Marin Corps officer on an assignment in Okinawa, Japan, and since then, has lived in the U.S., Puerto Rico (some […]

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Italian gelatos are to die for. Eating them on a daily basis during your trip to any city in Italy is an absolute routine. There's not a better treat on a lovely summer day! (Photo credit: Flickr/Derek Key)

9 International Foods That Dominated Your Feed In 2014

BY TEAM JST 2014 was the year of snapping photos of your food before touching it with your lips. Sure, all of us love to show off about the exotic cuisines we devour on the road. From vintage wines in Europe to a never-before-seen appetizer which can only be found off the coast of a […]

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Guess What’s Back On The Menu At McDonald’s In Japan

BY JST NEWS If you were traveling in Japan during the last several weeks, you’ve probably noticed that medium and large french fries weren’t on local McDonald’s menus while you could order extra chicken nuggets for merely 100 yen. That’s because the world’s largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants was experiencing a shortage of french […]

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