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Terror Alert: Most Visited Countries That Are Not Safe Anymore

After a truck ploughed into a crowded Christmas market in central Berlin on December 19, 2016 killing 12 people and injuring 48 others, many of us started wondering whether we really want to visit Europe at the moment… The Berlin attack was “icing on the cake” for the terrorism-packed 2016, and now we must be extra careful when choosing our ... Read More »

A Sight For Sore Eyes: What To See In Nara, Japan Part 2

Known as a city that houses the second largest collection of traditional sites in Japan, Nara is a truly heavenly destination. Some of Japan’s finest temples, shrines, gardens, traditional neighborhoods, and museums can be found in this compact city that’s not only rich in culture but in life, as well. Nara-koen Park If you have a thing for one of ... Read More »

A Sight For Sore Eyes: What To See In Nara, Japan Part 1

Known as a city that houses the second largest collection of traditional sites in Japan, Nara is a truly heavenly destination. Some of Japan’s finest temples, shrines, gardens, traditional neighborhoods, and museums can be found in this compact city that’s not only rich in culture but in life, as well. The Isui-en Garden Japan is packed with almost magical-looking gardens ... Read More »

Kyoto, Japan Voted The Best City To Visit In The World

Readers of Travel + Leisure magazine have voted Kyoto, Japan the best city to visit in 2015. This is the second year in a row that the Japanese gem took the No. 1 spot, this time beating Charleston, South Carolina. Kyoto is a peaceful place with more than 1,000 Buddhist temples scattered around the city, and was also the imperial ... Read More »

Mount Fuji Gets Wi-Fi

Mount Fuji, the highest mountain in Japan, now offers its visitors Wi-Fi and a chance for everyone to post their selfies online without even wasting a second. It seems Wi-Fi is everywhere nowadays, from our homes, offices, parks and even subway stations. But the more it spreads the more we’ll all be obliged by our employers and other people in ... Read More »

Tokyo – The Ultimate Modern Experience

After the Japanese Empire and the samurai, Japan has changed completely. Once a land of tradition, Japan has now become a beehive of business and tourism, with its center in its capitol, Tokyo. From the high-tech city architecture to the imperial palace, Tokyo truly represents a fusion of the old and the new. This city is one of those places ... Read More »

15 Most Bizarre Street Foods From Around the World

Our differences and similarities make us, the human race, what we are. Food is no exception. While there are some truly incredible and tasty dishes all around the world that make us drool just by thinking about them, there are some that terrify us and make us think twice about what do we eat and consider it normal. From all ... Read More »

Going To Japan? Try Not To Offend Someone

The Japanese are very polite and manner-conscious so many people are somewhat scared to visit this beautiful country because they don’t want to offend someone. Japanese are actually pretty forgiving of foreigners and do not get offended by little things. However, some things cannot be overlooked. Names Add “-san” as an honorific at the end of people’s names. If you ... Read More »

Glorious Kyoto And Its Rich History Part 2

Visiting mesmerizing Kyoto? If not, you definitely should. It’s just one of those things that a person must do in his/her lifetime. Get lost in its past and relish in its present. There’s no wonder what the future brings for this city and its heavenly peaceful, but in the same time energizing aura. After the mysterious Zen garden, one should ... Read More »