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Asia

Cherry Blossoms Kanazawa

Kanazawa Food + Coffee Worth Seeking

Kanazawa is about a two-hour high-speed Shinkansen train ride from Tokyo in Ishikawa prefecture, on Japan’s west coast. The city with quaint back streets and bubbling canals houses Kanazawa Castle, The 21st Century Museum...
Museum Tokyo

Tokyo Food Worth Seeking

I enjoyed visits to the Ghibli Museum to see Miyazaki Hayao’s animation come to life, strolled the Imperial Palace’s impeccably manicured grounds, marveled at Yayoi Kusama Museum’s infinity rooms and colorful pumpkins. My wife...
Park Tokyo

Tokyo Coffee Worth Seeking

Tokyo is an exciting, relentless metropolis that can leave travelers exhausted after battling bustling streets and trains that sometimes double as sardine cans. Take much-needed breathers and recharge with some caffeine in the city’s...
Shrine Kyoto

Kyoto Food Worth Seeking

Kyoto, Japan’s Imperial (and government) capital until 1868, moves at a far slower pace than Tokyo. The city’s many shrines, a deeper connection to nature, and less overt reliance on technology, allow for more...
Shrine Kyoto

Kyoto Coffee Worth Seeking

Kyoto, Japan’s Imperial (and government) capital until 1868, moves at a far slower pace than Tokyo. The city’s many shrines, a deeper connection to nature, and less overt reliance on technology, allow for more...
Donut Kyoto

Floresta Pig Nature Doughnut (Dose of Vitamin P)

It makes sense that Floresta Nature Doughnuts originated in 2002 in Nara, a city famed for a park with sacred roving deer. Floresta features donuts coated in colorful edible shells that depict animals like...