How to tie a kimono, arrange an ikebana flower arrangement, write kangi calligraphy…these are skills we never dreamt …

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Konichiwa Hokkaido!

On May 2, 2013 By


Japan!!! A place near and dear to our hearts for so many reasons. My parents lived here …

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The Dunes of Jeri

On February 26, 2012 By

Jericoacoara was not originally on our Brazil destination list since it was north of our long route south; however, …

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Reaching the End of the World

On April 25, 2012 By

When a place is called “Tierra del Fuego” (Land of Fire), and “The southernmost city in the world,” things …

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There are certain areas in Myanmar that tourists still can’t visit and Hsipaw is virtually an island surrounded …

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Soaking Up Lake Malawi

On October 5, 2012 By

Not only is Lake Malawi one of the most crystal clear and exotic lakes in the world, it …

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The Many Faces of Tokyo

On July 13, 2013 By

Tokyo is as lovely and well mannered as you’d expect the Japanese capital to be, but it has …

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We’ll admit, when you see ancient temples nearly every day for nine months you can get a little …

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It’s hard to imagine amidst the crumbling coral walls and dirt streets that the mile-long Ilha de Mozambique was the …

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Wild African Forests

On December 15, 2012 By

Spanning 300-square miles and three eco-systems, Kenya’s Aberdare National Park has so much to offer that we stayed …

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