Japan. No problem.

    Sunday on Takeshita Street in Harajuku, where thousands of Japanese teens come to buy their outfits. Photo: John Heckathorn It’s for the rest of us for whom Japan seems very far away, the language difficult, the culture, customs,…

Alice in Dixieland

“She really likes when you rub her behind th’ ears,” says Jim Small in a resonating Southern drawl. He should know. He introduced Alice and me. She has jet black eyes and loves attention. What girl doesn’t? She’s also nearly…

Outdoor Adventures

Desk jockeys, put down that dry cleaning and get inspired by your friends and neighbors. They make the most of Hawaii's giant backyard—and they want to show us how.