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More of the World for Less

Japan: Land of Innovation and Beauty

Konnichiwa travel lovers! Today we explore a country that may not be on the top of your bucket list, but it’s time to clear a spot. This extraordinary country has so much to offer visitors. […]

Unraveling Japan’s Complex Etiquette and Customs

Japan is known the world over for its conventions of etiquette and intricate customs. Respecting these basic social graces goes a long way in ensuring you are warmly welcomed. Bowing – Instead of a handshake, […]

Best Districts to Visit in Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo never leaves much to be desired, you can find just about anything you can imagine in this city. From fascinating places to eat, to trendy shopping, to world-famous markets, Tokyo, Japan will never bore. […]

Hunedoara Castle in Hunedoara, Romania

Hunedoara or Corvin’s Castle is located in Hunedoara, Romania in the Transylvania region. It is located along the route from Timisoara to Sibiu, Romania. This 14th century Gothic-Renaissance castle is one of the largest in […]

Geisha, Maiko and Geiko, What is the Difference?

Geisha, maiko and geiko may seem like complex ideas from Japanese culture but we are going to break down what each of them mean and give you the knowledge to impress your friends and other […]

Ecuador; Where Diversity, Wildlife & Nature Converge

Nature lovers and animal enthusiasts unite! If following in Charles Darwin’s footsteps and seeing incredible wildlife you’ve only read about is your dream, make it come true on an Ecuador and the Galapagos tour with […]

The Astronomical Clock in Prague, Czech Republic

This relic of the medieval period was first built in the 15th century, making it the third-oldest astronomical clock and the oldest clock still operating in the entire world. This intricate clock not only tells […]

The Gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda

Sometimes adventure comes calling and the allure is irresistible. In the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda, you have the chance to come face to face with the endangered Bwindi gorillas that reside here. You will […]

The Shinto Shrine of Fushimi Inari-Taisha in Kyoto, Japan

The incredible Fushimi Inari-Taisha is located in the southern part of Kyoto, Japan and is an important Shinto Shrine dedicated to Inari, the god of rice. The shrine sits at the bottom of Inari Mountain […]

Tulip Time in Keukenhof Gardens, Netherlands

Welcome to one of the most beautiful and largest garden in the entire world, the Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands. Millions of flowers are planted yearly in this massive 79-acre garden. A variety of sub-gardens […]