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The Figures Are In: Here Are The Ten Most Expensive Cities In The World To Live In

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

And Here Are The Ten LEAST Expensive Cities In The World To Live In... Singapore has been named the world’s most expensive city to live in 2014. ...

Greetings From the Land of the Rising Sun

Martyn Sibley | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

After the grueling flight, we got to our Tokyo hotel with ourselves and the wheelchair etc intact. After checking in at 2pm Japan time (and missed a nights sleep while flying), we planned to have a short nap, go out for dinner and climatise to our new time zone. Instead, waking up at all was impossible and we slept through to 5.30am.

How Marriage Made Me a Better Man

Jackson Bliss | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jackson Bliss

I realize that marriage can be an intensely personal and intensely beautiful daydream that you share with the most important person in your life. The longer I'm married, the longer I realized how powerful it is to be a married man in love.

China And Japan Both Accused Each Other Of Being Like Lord Voldemort

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

In an atmosphere more tense than Griffindor-Slytherin Quidditch final, China and Japan's ambassadors are battling out their country's differences in t...

Squashed Unfairly in the Olympic Bid

Joel Durston | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport
Joel Durston

Squash - just an old man's game, isn't it? That's the common refrain I get - or I sense people are thinking but too polite to say - when I mention that I play, watch or - as I'm now starting to do - report on the game.

Good News: Tokyo Just Got Closer

John Worne | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
John Worne

Which two cities are more connected than you'd think? London and Paris or New York? Nope, the surprise winner when you look at Loughborough University's impressively-named Information-rich Visualisation of Dense Geographical Networks figure 1c is... London and Tokyo.

Stylish Shopping Cities

Aimee Avory-Adams | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aimee Avory-Adams

With the fashion capitals of the world preparing for autumn, and Fashion Week, what better time to delve into the brilliance of some of the most stylish shopping destinations around the world? From designer boutiques to vintage fashion shows, find out where you need to be this autumn to feel preened, pampered and at the forefront of the latest trends.

Me and Mr Ueno (Or How Japan's Postal Bikes Are Finding a New Life in the UK)

Jon Wilks | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jon Wilks

Noah says that he can't import the bikes fast enough - they pretty much ride themselves back out of the door. However, they're not the first mamacharis on London's streets. Over in Shoreditch, Neil Davis has been making a solid success of Tokyo Bike for a couple of years.

Hermit Crabs Receive Stylish New 3D-Printed Homes

Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Tech

Having only recently brought you a pug on a floating rug we felt the only way to follow this would be to show you a hermit crab in a 3D-printed shell....

Brit Feared Murdered In Japan May Have Fled With Cash, Police Say

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK

A British ex-pat feared murdered by Japanese mafia could be alive and on the run with £40,000 of company money, Tokyo police suspect. Police have ...

WATCH: Japanese Girls Rent Out Their Thighs As Ad Space

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK

Girls in Tokyo are renting out their thighs as advertising space after a PR agent was looking for more inventive ways to get campaigns across. It'...

Breaks With a Buzz: Eight of the World's Best Theme Parks

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Are the little ones tugging on your sleeve for a trip, or is it just your nerves they're pulling to shreds? Perhaps you're just a big kid at heart, with a burgeoning need for a buzz! I for one fall into the latter category: I'm absolutely terrified of roller-coasters and rapids, but for me, that's what makes them so gut-wrenchingly addictive.

Your Guide to Tokyo's Fashion Tribes

Josie Sampson | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK Style
Josie Sampson

The city of Tokyo is fast becoming a top contender in the ultimate power struggle to be crowned with the title of 'Fashion Capital of the World', fighting off stiff competition from the likes of London, Paris, New York and Milan.

WATCH: Penguins Don Traditional African Dress

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK

This flock of penguins are wearing traditional African dress to welcome 50 of the continent’s leaders to Japan. The birds were decked out in the...

Inside Japan's Doll Clone Factory: Are You Tempted To Have Yourself Immortalised In Miniature?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Tech

Are you an egomaniac? Do you want nothing more than to immortalise your fine self in the form of a doll clone? Well you’re in luck – because a...

PHOTOS: May Day Protests Around The World

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK

May Day protests are taking place on the streets of Europe, Turkey Tokyo, Jakarta, Moscow and Bangladesh, as people around the world mark Internationa...

Upcoming Gay Pride Parades Around the World

Aimee Avory-Adams | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aimee Avory-Adams

From the pool parties in Spain to the high heel racing in Miami, these international events see hundreds of millions of people unite to celebrate gay pride.

Whirlwind Daydream: Q&A with YOUTH LAGOON

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
J.L. Sirisuk

There exists a place where sounds build to magical effect, forming imaginative landscapes of psychedelic pop. Orchestrating such a colourful convergence of sound is Boise, Idaho based Youth Lagoon (moniker of Trevor Powers) whose previous album The Year of Hibernation, impressed with minimalist charm.

Toothy Smiles

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The Japanese trend for crooked, “snaggle” teeth is going from strength to strength. Yaeba – which translates literally as “double tooth”...

Watch This Building Disappear Floor By Floor

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Tech

Demolishing buildings is usually a dangerous and messy affair, with either great expense and care taken to ensure debris doesn't pollute an entire cit...

Japan Hit By 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake

Posted 07.12.2012 | UK

Japan was hit by a strong 7.3 magnitude earthquake on Friday morning - leading to a small tsunami. The quake hit the coast of northeast Japan - th...

Influential Tourism Businesses Visit China and Japan to Increase Tourism

Sandie Dawe | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK
Sandie Dawe

This week a highly influential tourism delegation from the UK has been visiting Shanghai and Tokyo, capitalising on the renewed interest in Britain post-London 2012 and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Japanese Photo Booth Prints Tiny 3D Models Of Customers (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Tech

A Japanese 'photo booth' is offering customers the chance to print out tiny 3D models of themselves. The custom business is to open for a limited ...

Giant Robot Women Serve Drinks At Tokyo's Electric Cabaret Cafe

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Tech

Pointing out that Tokyo is a bit weird is hardly new, but the problem is they keep coming up with reasons to keep saying it. Take the new 'robot re...

PICTURES: Sumo Students Throw A Strop

Posted 29.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

You wouldn't want to get on the wrong side of these fellas but it seems they're all bark and no bite after pictures show the sumo students having padd...