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A Japanese Tea Room Perched Atop a Rooftop
The building, in keeping with the minimalist style of its creator, offers a splendid view of Vancouver Bay and the surrounding mountains.
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Inspired by Blended Soup Stock, Vintners Create a White with Rich Volume
In Hokkaido’s Yoichi-cho is an estate called Mongaku Valley. On this land Shigeaki Kihara and his wife Yuko cultivate grapes and make them into wine.
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Mount Aso: a Volcano to Rival Mount Fuji
Mount Aso may be less famous than the iconic Mount Fuji, but it is the largest active volcano in Japan. It is located on the island of Kyushu.
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Paris, Tokyo: Emmanuelle Moureaux
In this new episode of Paris, Tokyo, we meet Emmanuelle Moureaux. This French architect and designer has been living and working in Tokyo for twenty years.
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250 Year Old Brewery Explores New Frontiers
The Sasanokawa Brewery in Fukushima unveiled their new whiskey brand, the Asaka Distillery, but this isn’t their first foray into the whiskey business.
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Enjoy a Cup of Finely-brewed, Karuizawa-created Coffee on a Comfortable Terrace
Karuizawa has the only bookstore-cum-café in the Maruyama Coffee network. The book selection includes tomes on art, outdoors, and Karuizawa-related works.

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