Japan: Tsukiji, 20,000 leagues across the land
The world’s largest fish market is open to visitors at night, in the electric mayhem of the red tuna auction. This is the place to take the pulse of a country that has turned raw fish into a highly refined culinary art.
An architectural revival after the great quake of Kobe
Despite the devastation of the earthquake in 1995, the Kobe region has almost regained its former economic vitality. Thanks to government subsidies and the participation of major architects, the city has been entirely rebuilt in line with new anti-seismic norms and is today a modern conglomeration.