These Japanese Cedars Pre-Date Civilization

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Yakushima differs profoundly from everywhere else I’ve seen in Japan, yet I can’t help but wonder if the spirits of its ancient forests transformed me in a deeper way.

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A Summer in Rio

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Headed to Rio this summer? Check out this awesome article about things to do in Rio in summer, the best time to visit this Brazilian paradise.

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Win a Honeymoon – and a Chance to Change Lives

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When you go “honeyteering,” you celebrate your new life with your spouse – and give someone else a reason to celebrate in the process. Enter to win your free honeyteering trip today!

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Hatred and Healing in Hiroshima

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If you’re considering a trip to Hiroshima and it’s convenient for you to visit, I definitely suggest you come here, if only to see if for yourself and to form your opinion.

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Yes, Japan Has a Desert – and Yes, It’s Amazing

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Japan is the ultimate land of contrasts, so it should come as no surprise when an arid desert randomly appears out of nowhere along its heavily-wooded northern coast.

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Memoirs of a Gaysha

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Kyoto is about carving your own path through the history, heritage and chaos, not following the established tourist trail.

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Win a Free Honeymoon – in Three Versions of Paradise!

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The good news? All of these destinations are amazing. The better news? You can win a trip to any of them right now!

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30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit Tokyo

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If you’re interested to learn how I spent my time in Tokyo, or you’re simply trying to decide how many days to spend there, today’s post will assuage your curiosity – in brilliant technicolor, of course.

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