Category: Asia

Mid-century Legend: Hotel Okura Tokyo

Over the last century architectural design in Tokyo has been in a constant state of metamorphosis. A stroll through the country’s largest city confirms this;...

The Disappearing Aral Sea

Over one hundred ships are mysteriously abandoned in this desert in central Asia. You rub your eyes, but it’s not an optical illusion; no water...

Thames Town: an English Town in China

You’re not far from Shanghai, yet the spire of the Victorian revival church in front of you casts its shadow across a medieval town square....