Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

Tokyo on a Budget

Monday, May 14th, 2012

The six thousand eight hundred fifty-two islands of the archipelago of Japan sits in East Asia. An extremely wealthy nation, Japan has one of the biggest economies in the world. Japan is a country filled with the old and the new. Rich in history, Japan showcases many temples, museums, gardens, haikus, geishas and kimonos. At the same time it is also a country that is proud of its high rise buildings, unique fashion, anime, high tech gadgets and fast automobiles.

Tokyo, Japan’s capital, is a fusion of the traditional and the contemporary Japan. Although Tokyo has been dubbed one of the most expensive cities in the world, there are still many ways you can enjoy the city without making a hole in your pocket. (more…)

Hoboing Planet Earth

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

In November of 2010, almost a year and a half ago, Karin Huber and David Waldmeier set off on a journey. They are still traveling, and don’t plan on returning to their home in Switzerland until June of 2012. If you’re jealous like we are, keep reading, because they’ve had some amazing experiences and we had the opportunity to interview them about their travel adventures. (more…)

Photo Friday: Tokyo

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Japan is a land where high-tech meets old world traditions. Here are some photos from Tokyo to give inspiration to your next voyage.


A sushi bar in Tokyo


Stephanie’s Adventure at Twenty-Something Travel

Friday, August 20th, 2010

We’ve recently written about various travelers who have become jaded by the status quo of working a nine-to-five job. If you’ve noticed the trend, don’t worry: we’re trying to give you some inspiration to travel, after all. Not surprisingly, Stephanie Yoder falls into this category.

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