FOOD
Whisky on the Red Dot
About an hour drive from the center of Kushiro in Hokkaido lies the port town of Akkeshi facing the Pacific Ocean. Some see Akkeshi as the potential new Holy Land of Japanese whiskey brands.
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DESIGN
Paris, Tokyo: Emmanuelle Moureaux
In this new episode of Paris, Tokyo, we meet Emmanuelle Moureaux. This French-born architect and designer has been living and working in Tokyo for over twenty years...
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DESIGN
The Art of Kintsugi, Imbuing Broken Objects with Gold
Giving a new life to broken objects by filling them with golden seams is the Japanese art of kintsugi, where nothing is lost, and everything is recycled. 
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TRAVEL
The Bar Hidden in the Japanese Mountains
In the heart of the mountains, in the Japanese village Hirafu, a speakeasy lies hidden behind an automatic drinks machine.
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CULTURE
‘Mirai’, the New Moving Anime on the Trials of Childhood
'Mirai' is the new animated film by director Mamoru Hosada currently being released across Europe. 
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DESIGN
Created by oysters, cultivated by humans
It was the Mikimoto jewellery house that discovered how to grow a cultured pearl. The secret of its beauty stems from an unwavering passion for the pearl from its very first day. 

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