April 2014

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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How Many Days Should You Spend in 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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How to See Tokyo Covered in Cherry Blossoms

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Whether you’re curious about when to visit Japan, or simply want a gorgeous reason to take a break from your day, continue reading to see why millions of travelers from around the world come to Japan in early April.

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