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The Best Ramen in Tokyo

Suzuran<p>1-7-12 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku<p><b>Order:</b> Kakuni Tanmen<p>If there’s a New York-born Jewish guy who knows his Tokyo ramen, it’s Ivan Orkin. He lived in the …

Japan

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Travel

This Is the Downward Frog Stretch; Perfect for Loosening Up Those Stiff Hips

<b>The hip joint is one of the most important body parts in your pop up,</b> creating the proper surfing stance, and even doing radical turns on a steep …

Yoga

Even Japanese People Don’t Know That?! 10 Secrets About Mt. Fuji, the Symbol of Japan

Boasting the greatest height of domestic single peak mountains in the country, Mount Fuji is loved as a sightseeing attraction representative of …

Mount Fuji

Fascinating photos offer a rare look at Japan's past

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a collection of never-before-published photographs from 19th century Japan, two men are seen crafting traditional Edo-period pipes called "kiseru." Another scene shows a group of apprentice geishas performing popular dances, their colorful kimonos tied up to aid their flowing …

Cherry Blossom

Where to eat each state's most iconic dish

American food can be difficult to define, largely because our culinary landscape benefits from so many ethnic influences and regional variations. …

Top 10 Cities to Visit in Europe - Bucket List Traveler

Introduction<p>There are 44 countries in Europe today with dozens of cities with populations of over one million residents. Many of these major cities …

European Travel

Cancer Breakthrough Leads China's Biotech Boom

A few days before Craig Chase was discharged from the Jiangsu Provincial People’s Hospital in Nanjing, his doctor told him something he never …

Lisbon Travel Guide

Situated on the banks of the Rio Tejo, the country's capital offers a number of museums and galleries, an unpretentious atmosphere and a pleasant …

From next year travellers will have to pay a tax to LEAVE Japan

With Japanese tourism booming, it’s unsurprising that national lawmakers are looking for ways to make money. Now they’re planning a new departure tax which will come into effect on 7 January 2019.<p>Dubbed the ‘sayonara tax’, it will affect everyone – both foreigners and Japanese travellers – who …

30 of Vietnam's most beautiful places

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thanks in part to its serpentine shape and lengthy coastline, Vietnam is home to wildly diverse landscapes.<p>Traveling around the Southeast Asian country, you'll be surrounded by photogenic scenery -- from lush rice terraces in northern Sapa to the white sandy beaches of Phu Quoc.<p>Vietnam's …

10 Unmissable Places to Visit in Japan

Japan is somewhere I think everyone should visit. From futuristic skyscrapers to tranquil bamboo forests and neon arcades to serene temples, it’s …

If You're Planning a Trip to Japan, Here Are the 5 Cities You Can't Miss

Travelling to Japan was a life-changing experience for me, and I'd recommend it anyone. From its rich culture to its fashion-forward citizens — not …

Leica M10 Photos: Back From Tokyo Japan

Leica M10 Photos: Back From Tokyo JapanI’m back from Tokyo, and I have to say, it really didn’t feel like a long vacation but then again, what …

Sagano Bamboo Forest -- a most enchanting grove

<b>(CNN) —</b> In Japan's Sagano Bamboo Forest, on the outskirts of Kyoto, towering green stalks of the famously versatile plant sway in the wind, creaking eerily they collide and twist, leaves rustling.<p>The sun filters through the densely packed grove, projecting thin slashes of light onto the dozens of …

Japan

The best things you can do in Tokyo, according to Anthony Bourdain

It's no secret, Tokyo is one of Anthony Bourdain's favorite cities. "I'm endlessly fascinated," he says. "I've been many times and it's still thrilling."<p>And this year, it's one of MONEY's favorites as well, ranking #1 for the international city that delivers Americans the best bang for their buck, …

The Best River Cruises for Exploring Europe This Summer

“Go with the flow” could be the motto of river cruisers, the fastest growing segment of the cruise market.<p>Unlike oceangoing ships that carry as many …

Japanese Cherry Blossom Season: 10 of the Best Places to Visit

It's hard to understate just how beautiful Japan's cherry blossom (or sakura) season is. During the last weeks of March or first weeks of April, a …

Japanese Whisky: A Guide for the Thirsty and Curious | GQ

What to expect, what to buy, and how to drink it.<p>It’s hard to imagine a category of spirit more hyped by today’s cool-kid drinkers than Japanese whisky. (And yes, you spell it without the “e”.) But until as recently as 2015, whiskey fans were much more likely to reach for a peaty Scotch or robust, …

Mie Prefecture: Traditional Japan full of culture and gourmet food

<b>If you’re visiting Japan, of course you’re going to do Tokyo or Osaka and experience all the kitsch and kawaii things the city has to offer.</b><p>By …

Romanian Culture: A World of Its Own

Romanian culture sets itself apart from others in the East European region just as it shares some elements with them. Romania's Dracula legend and …

A foodie's day in Tokyo: a culinary itinerary

So you came to Tokyo to eat? You'd need a whole month just to make it through the highlights of this world-class – some would say world's best – food city. But you can do a lot in a day, from trawling the markets and department stores to splurging on sushi and sake.<p>The best thing about Tokyo for …

Satellite images of Earth taken from an angle show the world in new beauty

While it's fun to explore the world by zooming around on Google Earth, there's just something uninspiring about most satellite images. While the …

Foreign languages: How to memorise vocabulary

When trying to learn a foreign language, most of us have the same complaint: “I’m just not good at memorising.” Learning new vocabulary can be daunting, especially for busy adults whose minds are already occupied with work, family, and other responsibilities.<p>A comfort? Linguists say that to “get …

Beautiful scenes as cherry blossoms reach full bloom in Tokyo

Visitors gather for flower viewing at Shinjuku Gyoen national garden in Tokyo, as cherry blossom flowers are at full bloom on March 26, 2018. Japan warms up for the spring season. These flowers only last about a week but people are flocking to hot spots throughout Japan to enjoy the scenic sights. …

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

If Today Is Arm Day, Here Are 59 of the Most Effective Moves You Can Do

Add these moves to your strength training routine to sculpt and strengthen your arms and upper back. Some involve dumbbells and some use just your own bodyweight, but they all target and tone your upper body. As a bonus, a bunch of these moves also work your lower body and core at the same time! …

Workouts

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.

Hiking

A Guide to the Cutest, Coolest, and Craziest Stationery in Tokyo

For some, stationery begins and ends with the essentials—once you have a classic Moleskine and a tried and true Mont Blanc, what more do you need?—but in Japan, pens, paper, and the assorted accoutrements of writing are taken to the next level. Even with email and texts outpacing letter-writing, …

Japan

Letter of recommendation: Visit Japan during cherry blossom season once in your life

When it comes to travel, I tend to steer clear of the main attractions. On any given trip, you are more likely to find me pottering around quiet side streets. Large gatherings of humans—festivals, theme parks, the various wonders of the world—give me more anxiety than fond memories. As a travel …

Japan