A Weekend Of Day Trips July 28th 2006 Konnichi wa!
I’m writing this from a very cool day in Japan. For the first time, it’s actually comfortable to be outside. The temperature for the past two days has been in the 70s and I love it. Add to that the fact that it’s been in the upper 90s back home in the Midwest, and I am one very happy guy.
Last weekend once my cousin Emma got here we immediately went down to the train statio ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tochigi » Nikko 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