Japan is a country defined by contrasts; a land where ancient culture and cutting edge technology meet. From geishas and cherry blossoms to bullet trains and gadgets, you’ll be struck by its rush for the future and respect for the past.
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April 17, 2014 by Alex Schechter
Barcelona has its Sagrada Familia. Sydney has its white-hooded Opera House. And other places? Well, they’ve got steps – lots and lots of them. As the examples ... Read More »
April 07, 2014 by Christine Wei
Last month, a report claimed that a fifth of the 720 UNESCO World Heritage Sites could be at risk of drowning due to climate change and rising sea levels. In the ... Read More »
April 04, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion
Great cities are always changing, and as property developers and big businesses move in, often the first neighborhoods to lose their character are those that ... Read More »
March 28, 2014 by Alex Schechter
Stuck forever in the era of boat-sized convertibles, Elvis memorabilia, and red-checkered tablecloths, these American-themed diners offer a nostalgic ride into ‘ ... Read More »
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