Liem Huynh

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Samurai dreams along an ancient trail

In the land of bullet trains and endless neon vistas, a few days on Japan’s ancient Samurai Trail will give a very different perspective.<p>At the trailhead, under the shadows of towering pine trees, a large sign warned of bears. At Yellowstone or Yosemite in the US, this would have been unremarkable. …

Tourists will finally be able to access some of Tokyo's most exclusive restaurants thanks to a new online booking system

If luxury dining is one of your priorities while you travel, you’ll know it can be difficult to get a table in the most famous restaurants. Foodie travellers to Tokyo now have a new solution: Tableall.<p>Japan is home to some of the most exclusive dining experiences in the world but they can be …

Home videos of 1990s Japan are the YouTube equivalent of a warm blanket

In 1990, Tokyo resident Lyle Hiroshi Saxon began filming video of his life. Most of his videos, which he’s graciously put on YouTube, are simple walking shots of train stations or city streets. You’ll get a few seconds of a group of businessmen, cut away to an interesting store display, then back …

This Flash Flood In Maryland Destroys A Local Landmark

One of the harsh lessons that Mother Nature teaches us is that she couldn’t care less about man-made objects, no matter how personally or locally revered they are.<p>This reality was proven true in Ellicott City, Maryland, following a flash flood that ravaged the historic Baltimore suburb over the …

What You Can Learn About Leadership From a Nuclear Submarine Captain

How to create a cohesive environment with distributed decision-making in your organization.<p>Imagine spending a year of your life studying and preparing to captain a nuclear submarine, only to be re-assigned to a brand-new sub just two weeks before departure. That's exactly what happened to David …

Vacation like the locals do in Japan

You’ve cruised the neon streets of Tokyo, snapped photos of the cherry blossoms in Kyoto and snarfed down a whole lot of sushi. Great. But have you …

Awestruck At The Fushimi Inari Shrine

<i>This is the sixth installment of my Japan travelogue. Read my first impressions here, my visit to Odaiba here, my visit to Akihabara here, my last day in Tokyo here, and my first day in Kyoto here.</i><p>I am not a religious person. But whenever I travel, I love to visit religious sites. It’s incredible …

Japan: What I Expected, What I Got

<i>This is the second installment of my Japan travel diary. To check out my first impressions, read about</i> <i>Day One</i><i>.</i><p>The plan was always to take it slow in Tokyo.<p>It’s not just because John had emergency surgery a week ago, though that unexpected event certainly fortified our resolve. It’s that since the …

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