Page From A History Textbook July 24th 2006 Konnichi wa!
I am writing to you from a hot, humid, and (for the first time) sunny day in Tokyo. Life continues to be great on this island nation. The people are friendly, the sights are amazing, and I’m even beginning to like the food! Let me tell you a little bit about my first trip last week . . .
Monday morning I got up early and met Mike Thornton at the local train station. Mike is th ... read more
Asia » Japan » Hiroshima In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
Matt is a 20 year-old college student earning a double degree in Political Science and Journalism from Drake University. He is seeing Europe for the first time, traveling around Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, and The Netherlands. This is his second trip out of the country.... full info