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10 Reasons Why Israel Should Be Your Next Trip

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Not sure where to go on your next trip? I’ve just returned from an adventure-focused journey through Israel, and absolutely fell in love. Here is why you might want to make this Middle Eastern country your next trip, as well. Tip: Flying […]

Strolling Through 5,000 Shinto Gates At Fushimi Inari Shrine In Kyoto, Japan

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Kyoto, Japan, is home to 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, one of which is the Fushimi Inari Taisha (Shrine) — not to mention the #1 Kyoto Attraction on TripAdvisor. You can reach the site — open daily from 7am to […]

Finding True Love At Kiyomizu-dera Temple In Kyoto, Japan

Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Kyoto, Japan‘s Eastern Mountain Area was established during the eighth century. Made of wood, the structure has burned down numerous times, although the building we see today — created without nails and featuring a thatched roof — […]

12 Ways To Experience Culture In Tokyo, Japan

For many, traveling to a big city makes it hard to find the cultural  immersion they’re looking for. On a recent trip to Japan I visited Tokyo and Takemtomi Island. While the tiny island with its heritage-listed village and preserved […]

History, Culture, And The Middle Of The World In Quito, Ecuador

Quito is a big city in Ecuador with a rich history and unique location. It was actually the second city in the world to be designated a “Cultural World Heritage City”, which happened in 1978.  To help preserve this heritage, […]