Joshua Lipes

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Agra and Varanasi: Places You Should Visit and Photograph

Agra, India, is the home of the Taj Mahal. It is 127 miles south of New Delhi. Varanasi, India, the holiest city in India, sits on the Ganges River. Varanasi is 420 miles east of New Delhi. Both are popular tourist destinations and great for photographers.<p>All photographs by Stephen Wallace ©<p>Taj …

Free Things to Do in Mumbai

TravelFree Things to Do<p>Presented as part of the dowry to England's King Charles II when he married Princess Catherine de Braganza of Portugal in 1661, Mumbai (formerly Bombay) thrives today as the financial and entertainment hub of India. With a rich cultural heritage, bustling bazaars, and lively …

India

Alon Shaya's Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Whipped Goat Cheese

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Cauliflower becomes centerpiece, and a stunning vegetarian main is born.</i><p>As you already know, cauliflower takes well to roasting. All those clammy, starchy …

Recipes

Favorite Food Experiences in Japan Part 1; Noodles, Unagi, Tempura and Tonkatsu

The tagline for this site is “Cook. Eat. Travel. Grow.” I’ve been a little remiss in keeping up with the “Travel” part, so I thought it’s time to …

Favorite Food Experiences in Japan Part 2; Yakatori; Izakaya, Sushi, and Okonomiyaki

This is part 2 of a 3 part series on some of my favorite food experiences in Tokyo and Kyoto Japan. If you missed it, make sure you check out part 1, …

These Amazing Illustrations Are Like Google Maps For 1900s Japan

Many decades before satellites even existed, a Japanese cartographer named Hatsusaburo Yoshida was drawing cities as though he was floating thousands …

A travel guide to mystical Kyoto, Japan

Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine. Shutterstock.<p>There are few places in the world that just have a ‘feeling’ about them, where as soon as you arrive you …

Japan's Most Unusual Bullet Train Has Foot Baths

This is the future of Japanese train travel. And boy, it doesn't get much faster—or interesting—than this.<p>The bullet train (新幹線 or shinkansen) …

Japan

Samurai helmet, Kawari Kabuto

Although primarily designed for protection in battle, the samurai armor was also a status symbol, so the quality of the materials and the aesthetic …

Osaka Tests Tokyo Dominance With Japan’s Tallest Skyscraper

Japan’s tallest building will open tomorrow in Osaka, as Asia’s third-biggest metropolitan economy aims to lure tourists and stem businesses from …

Osaka challenges Tokyo with tallest skyscraper

Japan’s tallest building will open Friday in Osaka, as Asia’s third-biggest metropolitan economy aims to lure tourists and stem businesses from …

Japan Offers US $4 Billion Loan For Super Maglev Train Line Between DC and Baltimore

Last year Japan set to work testing the world’s fastest “floating” maglev train, which can hit top speeds of over 310 mph. Now, keen to share (or …

Modern House with Hipped Glass Roof in Japan

This clean-lined house designed by Naoi Architecture in collaboration with <b>Design Office</b> caught our attention, therefore we decided to share this …

Yo-Ho Brewing: A Window Into Craft Beer in Japan

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Japan is the world's 7th largest beer producer, and beer and beer-like beverages accounted for 67% of Japan's 9 billion liters of alcohol consumption in 2006. Until 1994, Japanese tax laws, enacted to protect domestic …

A Gardening Shop Plus Cafe in the Mountains of Japan

A garden shop deep in the forest, in the mountains of Okayama at the southern end of Japan’s main island of Honshu, is next to owner and designer …

Hillside Home in Japan Cleverly Exhibiting the Owner’s Car Collection

Not too long ago, we published the Car Park House project in Los Angeles, which switches between the common positions of the open-air “garage” and …

A Herd of Wild Rabbits Chase Down a Woman Giving Out Treats During a Visit To Japan’s ‘Rabbit Island’

A herd of wild rabbits chase down a woman offering them treats during her visit to the island of Okunoshima, Japan, colloquially known as “Usagi …

Rabbits

Japan's "Naked Festival" Is a Sea of Man Butt

In Japanese, "hadaka matsuri" (裸祭り) literally means "naked festival." One of the most famous naked festivals was recently at Okayama, Japan. It …

Omotesando – The World’s Best Outdoor Modern Architecture Museum

<b>Bold claim? Sure, Dubai has it’s gravity defying skyscrapers, Hong Kong and Shanghai both have clusters of modern glass and steel behemoths that put</b> …

Japan Travel Guide: What to Do in Japan - SmarterTravel

Think of Japan and what comes to mind? Sushi? Toyota? How about hot spring baths, tea ceremonies and so-called maid cafes? The truth is, Japan is …

Six places to eat in Japan today

I spent a week and a half eating my way around Tokyo and Kyoto. Here are my top six places to dig in.<p><b>Higashi-Ikebukuro Taishoken:</b> There are two go-to orders here: regular ramen or Taishoken's famous morisoba ramen, in which you dip cold noodles into a super-concentrated broth. Both are brilliant. …

Tokyo Metropolitan Observation Decks (FREE)

The free Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office offers great views of the city during daytime and evening, plus on clear days you can even see Mount …

Kyoto must see, the beautiful traditional narrow street Ishibei-koji

Before the modernization that took place after the Meiji Restoration, the Japanese towns were places filled with narrow alleys, but today only few …

Japanese Yatai food stalls, travel tip

One of the best things about visiting Japan is the food! Simply put, you can eat great food anywhere you go. Of course, especially in the tourist …