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6 Things To Do In Tokyo

Fish markets, sumo wrestling matches, hole in the wall restaurants you’d have otherwise missed… Tokyo is a treasure trove of amazing things to do but it’s hard to know where to start. From must-see tourist spots to tucked away gems, we’ve got the whole spectrum covered with this guide to […]

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Chompin’ at the Bit for the Chinese New Year

One of Oahu’s largest and liveliest celebrations of the year, Chinatown’s Chinese New Year festivities are ones for the books. Each annual celebration typically includes the crowning of a Narcissus Queen, a lion dance procession with firecrackers, a parade, and a two day street festival. Aligning itself with the beginning […]

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South Africa’s Wine Country: An Old Tradition

Sprawled throughout South Africa’s Western and Northern Cape, you’ll find some of the world’s most fantastic wine growing regions in the world. Incredible views, vineyards rich with history, lovely people, and above all, delicious wines entice wine-enthusiasts to make regular pilgrimages to the area. After learning more about the world […]

7 Currencies that have Ceased to Exist in the Last 10 Years

7 Currencies that have Ceased to Exist in the Last 10 Years

We’re all used to watching money change hands, but on occasion we can see it change names. Generally, multiple countries have the same title to their currency, and it’s only the attached country name distinguishes them from one another. Since they often get these titles because of a ruling empire, […]

Italy’s Best Kept Secrets

Italy’s Best Kept Secrets

While everyone seems to have discovered Italy, these three towns have managed to retain their old world charm by staying under the radar. Travel review websites have made Italy one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. As a result, it seems that no matter where you go […]

6 Traditional Holiday Meals From Around The World

6 Traditional Holiday Meals From Around The World

Turkey and ham are great but how about celebrating the holiday season with a hearty bowl of soba meat pie, or a fiery dessert? Whether you feel like expanding your culinary repertoire to include some international cuisine or are just curious as to what people around the world tuck into […]

6 Different Christmas Traditions to try this Holiday Season

6 Different Christmas Traditions to try this Holiday Season

Decorating Christmas trees and leaving cookies for Santa are a fun way to celebrate a traditional Christmas. Spice up your holiday traditions this winter with worldly and out of the box customs. Watch a fire on television or carol the streets dressed as a mummer; whatever you choose it’ll be […]

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7 Must-visit Ski Resorts

Winter season is in full swing. Grab your gear and get ready to explore these  ski destinations across the US and Europe. Cervinia, Italy This region of uncontaminated nature dates back two hundred years when it would take hours to reach this pristine region through treacherous snowdrifts. Modern technology has found a […]

7 Things to Know About Cornucopia, Whistler’s Food and Wine Festival

7 Things to Know About Cornucopia, Whistler’s Food and Wine Festival

A festival celebrating good food and drink in a world-class ski resort town? Sounds like a winning recipe to us. Before the mountains open up for a season of skiing, the people of Whistler, British Columbia gather to sample delicious foods, to sip terrific wines, and to learn a thing […]

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Swimming in a Big Hole: The Ik Kil Cenote of Yucatan, Mexico

If you wish to see the swimming hole to beat all swimming holes you need to head about 190 Kilometers (120 miles) north and west of the world famous resort town of Cancun, Mexico to the Ik Kil Cenote. What is a Cenote? Pronounced “Z- not” by the ancient Mayans […]