Posts Tagged ‘japan’
It was not until my wife discovered the beauty of sushi that the idea of a trip to Japan began to take root like wasabi. Yes, wasabi is a root, and that is just one of the interesting things we learned while we were in the Tokyo markets.
Sunset is one of the most photographed moments in the world. From country to country, it is a moment in time that millions of people have sought to capture. Here are just a handful of those moments, six photos of beautiful and stunning sunsets from around the world. We hope this may inspire you to seek out the sunset somewhere new.
When I went to Japan, the only place I really wanted to go was Kyoto. Most of my desire came from reading the book and then watching the movie “Memoirs of a Geisha.” Of course, now that Kyoto is a city of more than a million people, there are many Western buildings and modern facilities.
Traveling is always a bit of a vulnerable pastime, as much as we plan and organize and try to control the situation. Sometimes the spontaneity is a good thing, like when you meet a fellow traveler who guides you to an amazing restaurant or a great view. But, other times, the uncertainties of travel can be a big hassle, and even worse, possibly a big expense.
I arrived in Niseko-Cho, Hokkaido, Japan, and was eager to indulge in what is commonly referred to as the “World’s Greatest Powder Snow”. Powder snow is the epitome of quality in the ski world. Skiing on top of it creates a floating sensation unrivaled by any other activities. If cloud surfing were possible, it may come close.
Compiled by Emily C. Sims In 1912, Japan gave the United States a gift of 3000 cherry trees to commemorate the growing relationship between the two nations. The trees can be found throughout Washington, D.C., but the best place to view them is around the Tidal Basin. Each spring when the blossoms bloom, D.C. celebrates [...]
SANTA BARBARA, CA-Nov. 23, 2010 — Visual Travel Tours (VTT) today announced a collaboration with the Santa Barbara Partners in Education to provide an array of worldwide adventures that expand a curriculum without leaving the classroom. Teachers can take their students on virtual field trips with VTT, an innovative online source of professional multimedia tours [...]