Travel Journal Posts

Japan: Kanazawa & Samurai Heartland

Kanazawa is Japan’s largest castle town, an easy two-hour train ride from Kyoto. In the 16th century, its feudal rulers drove the development of a sophisticated, traditional culture. Because Kanazawa avoided destruction during the war, the city’s...

Warm Experiences in Berlin

Berlin is warm in hospitality. My expectations were different as I anticipated a busy three-day work trip to see and explore Berlin’s hotels and sites. Instead, I lived as a Berliner for a few days. I made some friends, ate local food,...

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