Japan

30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit Japan

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Japan’s most alluring single attribute is its capacity to surprise and challenge, even though it seems, on the surface, to be the most predictable and easy destination in the world.

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Road, Wing, Human

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The tourist trail is sometimes more enlightening than the philosopher’s path.

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Circling The Whirlpool’s Edge

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Everyone, deep in their hearts, is waiting for the end of the world to come.

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How to Walk Japan’s Nakasendo Way

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When I tell Japanese people that I’ve walked a part of the Nakasendo Way, they can’t believe I even know what it is—many of them don’t.

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Three Outstanding Days in Osaka

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Osaka might only be Japan’s third-largest city, but in many ways, it’s the most enjoyable.

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Japan’s Most En-deer-ing Day Trip

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Its population of wild deer notwithstanding, Nara is also home to some of the world’s oldest architecture.

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17 Places You Should Visit in 2017

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From volcanoes, to waterfalls, to deserts (oh my!); from the Arctic, to the equator, and well into the Southern Hemisphere; and from world-class megacities to smaller ones you never thought to visit, I’ve covered most every travel base.

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The World’s Most Amazing Two-Week Trips

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None of the trips I’m about to highlight take more than two weeks to complete.

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