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8 Places That Look Like Something Out Of A Fairytale

We often take our world for granted, wishing instead for something more fantastical, like the magical world of Tolkien’s Middle Earth, or C.S Lewis’s Narnia. But what we don’t realize is that we have our fairytale-like places right here, within grasp in the real world. Through these eight sites, let go of the imaginary and […]

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“The Restaurant of Order Mistakes” Hires Waiters With Dementia

So here’s the deal. You’ve been craving a burger all week, and you finally have time to go out and eat some. You find a cozy restaurant, sit by the window looking out to busy streets, order your dish and wait for your burger. After what seems like a decade to your rumbling appetite, your order arrives. […]

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Top 5 Things To Do If You Find Yourself In Tokyo

In one of the world’s most densely populated metropolises with over 13.5 million people, where does a bewildered traveler begin? Tokyo offers world-class shopping, cuisine, nightlife, arts, and is extraordinarily rich in culture! From start to finish, a trip to Tokyo will whisk you away into a vibrant sensory explosion of color and light! 1. Cherry […]

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Hiking These 5 Mountains Is Surprisingly Fun And Easy

Hiking is a great way to stay in shape while experiencing some natures most beautiful landscapes. It also rewards the hiker with a unique view of vast open landscapes, or even sprawling cities. While lacing up your hiking boots and struggling to the top of a mountain might sound grueling, there are mountains out there […]

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7 Fantastic Hot Springs From Around The World (One Has Monkeys!!!)

Whether it’s a bubbling tub in California or a boiling pool on the Tibetan plateau, hot springs are a therapeutic addition to any vacation. Take a dip into mineral-rich waters that soak away your aches and pains. An hour or two in one of these pools promises softer skin, relaxed muscles, and a more calm […]

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Nobody’s Photographed Fukushima Since Meltdown… Until Now

In the March of 2011, an earthquake rocked Japan. The tsunami that followed lead to meltdowns in the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. A rapid evacuation took place and an exclusion zone surrounding the reactor was set up with strict regulations for anyone wishing to enter it. Since the disaster, international attention has zeroed in […]

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8 Famous Osakan Foods That’ll Have You Booking A Flight To Japan ASAP

Osakan food is from Osaka, Japan’s second largest city, and is famous for its delicious takes on famous Japanese dishes and its mouthwatering originals. The city is so famous, in fact, that it’s even earned the title of the “nation’s kitchen” (天下の台所 tenka no daidokoro)! The food scene in Osaka isn’t only great by Japanese […]