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Buddha is where?

Posted by on May, 2014 in Asia, Culture

“I think it’s over there.” Our taxi driver said as he took both hands off the wheel and turned his entire torso to the...

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Tokyo manhole

Posted by on Nov, 2013 in Asia, Culture, Picture Perfect

In Japan details are everything. The sakura, or cherry blossom, motif can be found in several incarnations of art and in everyday life,...

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Oyamazumi Shrine, Omishima, Japan

Posted by on Sep, 2013 in Asia, Culture, Picture Perfect

With great care and measured grace, a Shinto priest sweeps the grounds of Oyamazumi Shrine in Japan’s Seto Inland Sea town of Omishima....

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Shisa, Okinawa, Japan

Posted by on May, 2013 in Asia, Picture Perfect

A traditional Okinawan guardian, the Shisa, stands watch over a boutique shop in the Tsuboya district with its mouth open to scare away...

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Shisa shopping in Okinawa, Japan

Posted by on May, 2013 in Activities, Asia, Culture

Unlike most travelers, I don’t often purchase souvenirs when vising a new destination. If I didn’t control myself, my home would soon be...

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Taipei serves up western fare

Posted by on Apr, 2013 in Asia, Food, Drink, Bars & Nightlife

Taiwanese are proud of their food.  Though I love the dining options we’ve got here, there comes a point when you get sick of...

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Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2013 dazzles Japan

Posted by on Apr, 2013 in Asia, Events

The whole of Asia is facing a rainbow revolution. Gay communities that have always been underground in many of the most conservative...

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Shikoku – Japan’s undiscovered natural gem

Posted by on Feb, 2013 in Asia, Ideal Itinerary

Explorers looking for an “off the beaten path” experience in Japan need look no further: we have the ideal itinerary featuring...

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