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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.


Why Go

For the hi-tech, modern cities, ancient temples, excellent food, natural wonders, and warmth of the Japanese people.

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37,370 Steps Around the World for Travelers to Climb

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 »

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4 Landmarks that Could Disappear as Sea Levels Rise

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 »

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4 Audio Walking Tours that Explore the Seamier Side of Famous Cities

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 »

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Foodie Friday: American-Themed Diners Around the World

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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American-Themed Diners Abroad

March 27, 2014

Tokyo: In American fashion, Baker Bounce serves up its burgers and fries with a drink rarely seen in Japan: root beer. Read More »

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“If you’re cruising solo, several luxury lines like Silversea, Crystal, and Seabourn offer lower singles’ supplements than most other lines (around 25 percent).”

Jim Sherman Founder and Chairman

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