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A woman walks past Ginza Wako department store on May 26, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. Ginza Wako will reopen for business from May 30, 2020.

Tokyo is preparing for a ‘new lifestyle’ as it reopens after the pandemic. Take a look at what that means for dining and entertainment in ...

Karaoke bars will be required to frequently sanitize microphones and diners are encouraged to sit side-by-side as opposed to facing each other.
The author at Tokyo Tower.

I visited these 7 places in Japan both virtually and in real life. Here’s how the virtual tours compare to the real thing.

In 2016, an Insider reporter visited Japan. During the coronavirus pandemic, he decided to revisit some of these places virtually.
Garden eel.

A Tokyo aquarium is making an ’emergency plea’ for people to FaceTime its eels so they don’t get too shy

The aquarium set up five tablets along the tank where callers will be displayed between May 3 and May 5.
Avatar robot.

A Japanese University used remote-controlled robots to hold a virtual graduation

Students called into the ceremony using video-calling tool Zoom, and they were displayed on mobile robots.
Passersby wearing protective face masks are reflected on a screen displaying stock prices outside a brokerage, Tokyo, Japan, on March 17.

Japan is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases after not implementing nationwide containment measures

In Tokyo, two viral clusters were discovered Sunday. They could be a sign that the outbreak will soon worsen.
The coronavirus outbreak has caused three Disneyland locations to close.

The Louvre, the Met, and multiple Disney theme parks are closed because of the coronavirus. Here are all of the major museum and theme park closures s...

The spread of the coronavirus has led to temporary closures of the Louvre, the Met, Universal Studios Japan, multiple Disney locations, and more.

Team USA basketball coach Gregg Popovich was told the Tokyo Olympics would be canceled — not postponed — if the coronavirus does not get b...

Earlier reports said Tokyo Olympics could potentially be postponed in the wake of the coronavirus, but that is unlikely according to Gregg Popovich.

Media goliath Discovery says it has insurance in case the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are canceled because of the coronavirus

A decision as to whether the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo will be cancelled must be made by late May,

Gucci is opening a Beverly Hills outpost of its Michelin-starred restaurant in Florence — here’s a look inside

Gucci Osteria Beverly Hills will open on the top floor of the brand's Rodeo Drive flagship, with media previews beginning this week.
Hong Kong is the world's most expensive city to live a high-end lifestyle.

The 15 cities where it’s most expensive to live a high-end lifestyle, from buying prime real estate to hiring a personal trainer

Julius Baer surveyed 28 cities, looking at the cost of luxury real estate, designer clothing, fine dining, personal trainers, and boarding school.