Store in Tokyo

The Globetrotting Diaries: A Bike Ride in Takayama and Encounters in Nara Park

Japan has always loomed large over my imagination. I grew up playing Nintendo games and watching Pokémon and Dragonball Z after school. As a teenager, I discovered Akira Kurosawa’s samurai movies and learned more about the country’s history and culture. Heck, even the 1999 episode of The Simpsons, “30 Minutes Over Tokyo,” grew the country […]

Luxor Temple, Luxor, Egypt

Knowing Your Temples on Egypt Tours

Of all history’s great civilizations, few capture the imagination like Egypt. Nourished over millennia by the Nile, this land of pharaohs, hidden tombs, animal-headed gods, and astonishing monuments has fascinated just about everyone, from its ancient contemporaries to the modern-day globetrotter. But after that initial wave of pyramid-induced awe, which temples should you see on […]