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Miyajima: Discover the Japanese Island without the crowds.

Not far from Hiroshima, in the South of Japan, is an island famous for being one of the best views of the country. Its Tori gate is what attracts …

10 Apps I have Gathered To Help With My Travels | Inc.com

I've been all around.<p>I've been to Europe, Central America, Middle East and North America. As time passes, I find myself dependent on my smartphone more and more. For instance, I don't think I would have ever survived my first trip to NYC without using Google Maps.<p>So battery-drain aside, there's no …

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Japan tourist advice: 11 tips on trains, apps and more

<b>(CNN) —</b> Japan isn't a country to which you just show up and wing it. For foreigners, the language barrier can be intense, the technology overwhelming and the prices terrifying for just about everything other than instant ramen.<p>The key is preparation for a journey to Japan.<p>We've taken care a lot of …

Japan

Nakasendo Way, Japan: In the footsteps of the ancients

There is a thud followed by a whispered profanity. Someone has used their head to find one of the low beams of the inn that was opened to cater to travellers on Japan’s Nakasendo Way more than three centuries ago – but clearly did not foresee the height of 21st-century hikers.<p>The only positive that …

Trip to Takayama: Japan's mountain village

Secluded in the mountainous Hida region of central Japan, Takayama is a place where Japanese history and tradition flourish in the 21st century. Atmospherically preserved neighbourhoods, a festival parade dating from the 1600s, busy morning markets, and a folk village all tell a tale of bygone …

My Japan Travel Guide – August 2017

If you have been following my social media – in particular my Instagram and Blogs here – you will know that I have travelled to Japan in 2015, 2016 …

The Ultimate Quick List of What to Pack for Japan and Tokyo – Including Printable

If you are reading this article I expect that you have already completed booking your trip to Japan and are in the final stages...The post The …

Japan

Hakone Free Pass (Hakone Freepass)

The <b>Hakone Free Pass</b> by Odakyu Railways is a discount pass for exploring Hakone. It provides unlimited use of Odakyu-affiliated buses, trains, boats, …

Japan

Crunchy Napa Cabbage Slaw

Step 2<p>Add about three-quarters of dressing and the almonds to cabbage mixture; mix to coat. Taste and mix in more dressing if you like. Pour into a …

The Absolute Minimum Clothes You Need for a Life of Adventure

How to pack a year’s worth of clothes and gear into a space the size of a carry-on<p>My drawer in Artemis the Airstream measures seven inches by 15 by 20. You could probably fit three or four cantaloupes inside it, provided they were small ones. When we hit the road full time, this was my new …

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Practical Ways to Live Off Your Investments Each Month

Strategies for Creating Monthly Income<p>Practical ways to live off your investments each month<p>Updated March 08, 2018<p>Years ago, people would work for a …

Retirement

Stocks — Part VI: Portfolio ideas to build and keep your wealth

That’s OK. It’s about to start.<p>Today we’re gonna look at the fun stuff. What, exactly, can we use to build and keep our wealth.<p>I’m going to give you …

The GCC Asset Allocation

(Re)balancing (photo credit)A year ago, I was evaluating moving our portfolio to 100% equities. Posterity will appreciate it.A lot has changed since …

Investing

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11 Indigenous Authors You Should Be Reading Instead Of Joseph Boyden

Turn these pages.<p>In a written statement, Boyden, who has at various points claimed Metis, Anishinaabe, Nipmuc and Mi'kmaq heritage, admits he has stolen the spotlight on Indigenous issues as he is "a white kid from Willowdale with native roots."<p>What does authenticity mean when it comes to fiction? …

Books

The Best Sneaker-Boot Hybrids for Winter

Vans SK8-Hi MTE ($85)<p>The MTE stands for Mountain Edition, a hint that this skater high-top is for more than popping ollies. A Scotchgard-treated leather and suede upper and an insulated liner keep the cold out, and the vulcanized sole offers beefy traction.<p>Merrell Sugarbush Waterproof ($230)<p>Named …

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This 30-Day Fitness Challenge Will Make You Feel Like A Badass

Exercise four times per week, feel amazing, become a total boss.<p>View this post on Facebook

The 11 best science fiction and fantasy novels of 2016

Fill your bookshelves, fill your mind<p>We’re living in a world that looks increasingly like science fiction, so I find myself looking to the genre not for predictions of what the future holds but for some guidance for dealing with this strange and changing world. 2016 was a difficult year, but a …

22 Best Films of 2016: What made the Sci-Fi Hot List?

Well, it’s definitely been an interesting year as far as film was concerned.<p>We had all the usual big-budget blockbusters and latest superhero …

10 Important Books To Make You A Better Investor In 2017

Whether you are looking to spend a holiday gift card or your New Year’s Resolution is to read more, there is rarely a better value in the world than a good book. The books below combine centuries worth of experience and knowledge that make for an extremely high return on investment.<p><b>Short Reads For</b> …

Investing

The Best Money Bloggers of 2016

For the smartest investing advice of the year, check out these sites.<p>Blogs are different, and they’re valuable. I still get much of my news and most …

5 Simple Things Tim Ferriss Does Every Morning (and You Should Too) | Inc.com

<i>What does your daily routine look like? originally appeared on Quora --the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Tim Ferriss, New York Times Best-Selling Author, Investor, on Quora:</b><p>In brief -- if you win the morning, you win the …

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The Dirty Little Secret Investment Advisors Don't Want You To Know

One percent doesn’t seem like much. Many credit cards pay more than that in cash back rewards. If your boss gave you an excellence performance review and rewarded you with a one percent raise, you’d be understandably miffed. So paying an investment advisor an annual fee of 1% doesn’t seem so …

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Librarians recommend the books you should read in each decade of your life

Ages 0-9: 'The Sneetches' by Dr. Seuss<p><i>Amazon</i><p>The picture book tells a classic story of the haves and have-nots -- or, in this case, the Star-Belly …

8 Long Books That Are Worth Your Time

Commence sustained silent reading.<p>Long reads can sometimes be intimidating. But don't worry, you'll devour these epically long books in no time.