Surfing in Japan – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of surfing in Japan One of the most underrated surfing destinations on the globe is Japan. There are thousands of avid surfers in Japan. Near the city of Chiba, the waves are famous for being perfect both for amateurs and experts alike.

Highlights of a Tokyo Trip

Any place you visit in Japan offers you a mix of traditional Japanese culture and modern hi-tech Japan, and the capital city of Tokyo offers perhaps the most interesting mix of all – plus even if you can’t speak Japanese, you’re bound to find locals who will bend over backwards to help you out and […]

Sunset over Megami Bridge in Nagasaki Japan Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of the Sunset over Megami Bridge in Nagasaki Japan and was taken by PermanentTraveller Photo credit: PermanentTraveller The Megami Bridge is a cable-stayed structure in Nagasaki, Japan that was completed in 2006. More than 1,500 feet in length, the Megami Bridge has thousands of vehicles cross over it […]

13 Japanese Scream Machine Roller Coasters

If you can’t make it to Japan to test these rides yourself, these videos will give you a good idea of what you’re missing.

Travel Hot Spots – 11 Volcanic Regions Around the World

Rabaul Caldera, Papua New Guinea The Rabaul Caldera on the island of New Britain in Papua New Guinea erupted in 1937, 1944, and 1994. In the 1994 eruption, the two craters of Tavurvur and Vulcan erupted simultaneously, covering the nearby town of Rabaul in ash and causing the evacuation of about 90,000 people. The volcanic […]

Travel Japan with a Japan Rail Pass

Japan isn’t a huge country, but it’s long and skinny, so there are often quite large distances between the cities you might want to visit. By far the best way to get around Japan quickly is to use the Japan Rail network, which includes the famous shinkansen or bullet trains, as well as other fast […]

Silver Shadow: Japanese Cruise

Silversea Cruises began in the early 1990s as the Lefebvre family decided to take their Sitmar Cruises to a new level and create a luxury cruise line. The ships in the Silversea line offer travelers a pampered vacation and exotic ports of call.