Category Archives: Japan

MORI Digital Art Museum

The “borderless” digital art museum in Tokyo is fantastic! I had seen pictures, but didn’t know what to expect, and like many other places I’ve been- the pictures serve as a nice part of the memory of the experience, but … Continue reading

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World’s 12 worst tourist traps

I didn’t make this up. It is from an article I found online. World’s 12 worst tourist traps 1. Dunn’s River Falls, Ocho Rios, Jamaica 2. Avenue of Stars, Hong Kong 3. Times Square, New York City, US 4. Nanjing … Continue reading

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Rude and obnoxious tourists

I’ve heard many times that Americans are hated abroad because of their behavior and unwillingness to learn the local language. I resent that stereotype as an American, but I am about to make the same one about people from another … Continue reading

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A change in plans

I like frequent flier miles. I use them to take international vacations with my family. By international I do NOT mean Canada. (Love my neighbor to the north, by the way.) I save my miles for as long as it … Continue reading

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The Book

I am referring to my travel bible, not the real Bible. (No disrespect meant to The Book.) Yes, I still have a goal of getting to 50% of the places featured in “1,000 places to see before you die.” I … Continue reading

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Japan – July 2005

Another past trip to document. Most of the details will be missing because my memory is getting fuzzy. This picture is from Hiroshima. There is a flame in the memorial that will be extinguished as soon as there are no … Continue reading

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