Winter Tour: Strolling and Snowshoeing Through Gifu’s Hidden Spots

  One of central Japan’s best kept secrets is Hida-Furukawa, a stop or three (for rapid or local trains) past Takayama station. Hida-Furukawa is a well-preserved old town replete with dark wood and white-washed walls, carp-filled waterways winding along its narrow streets and a riotous spring festival boasting semi-naked men competing in shows of strength and agility, elaborately decorated floats and some of the loudest drums this side of Armageddon. Unlike Takayama, however, its historic…

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5 Philippine Beaches For Your Summer Wish List

July 9, 2018   While the gem of Philippine beach destinations is closed until August for a much-needed cleanup, the country has no shortage of alternative locales for sun, sea, and sand. Here are five that should be on your summer wish list. Costa Pacifica. 1. Baler This idyllic getaway on central Luzon’s east coast is known for its local surfing scene and rich Spanish-colonial heritage, but it has plenty of other tricks up its…

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7 Places Witnessing Wildlife Migration United States

Every year sees tens of thousands of animals and birds move around the country as they head to sunnier climes and breeding grounds. If you pick the right time, you and your family should be able to witness these migrations up close – and in my experience nothing is better than seeing nature in its natural habitat. Plan the dates ahead of time and you’ll get a front row seat to some of the most breathtaking sights…

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Tanzania increased tourist arrivals from US, Switzerland

Tourism in Tanzania seems to have experienced a quantum leap catalyzed by increased tourist arrivals from United States of America and Switzerland. The two countries have promoted Tanzania’s tourism industry with more tourists visiting the tourist attractions in the country. The increase has been catapulted by prominent iconic figures visiting the country as well, that have put the sector in the tourism world map. In 2017, American tourist arrivals increased by 2,238 to reach 67,…

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3 YouTube Vloggers Die Tragically Over British Columbia Waterfall

Jul 6 2:00 PM PDT Popular Canadian YouTubers Ryker Gamble, Alexey Lyakh and Megan Scraper died on Tuesday in a tragic accident that occurred at Shannon Falls in British Columbia. In a statement released on Wednesday, the Squamish RCMP wrote that, “On July 3rd, 2018, at 11:55 am Squamish RCMP received a call from BC Ambulance regarding three people who were swimming in one of the pools at the top of Shannon Falls.” “The individuals…

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