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How travel evolves with tech: Interview with Airbnb’s design head, Alex Schleifer
With sharing economies become more prevalent with technology, when it comes to travel probably none is more influential than Airbnb, which has disr...
Future of Airbnb in Japan: Growth and navigating through murky residence lodging laws
Last year the Japanese parliament passed a law giving an official green light to Airbnb’s business model, albeit with restrictions. Taking effect t...
Above Hokkaido’s Sea of Clouds you never get the same view twice
In the Instagram age it seems there's no new selfie under the sun. But climb a gondola 3500 feet from the base of Tomamu mountain and you have a ch...
35,000 candles light up one of Japan's most luminous festivals
While the memories from the Great Tohoku Earthquake in 2011 were still fresh, in April 2016 a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck right beneath the cit...
The Japanese fortune-telling that uses mold to predict your future
Whether 2017 was a fantastic year or not, we’re all likely curious about our fortunes for 2018. While I'm an editor/writer, I also have a deep inte...