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Elysian Gangchon Ski Resort (Credit: Elysian Gangchon)

Step-by-step guide to ski resorts in Korea

Ski resorts can be found throughout Korea, the host country of PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. For visitors who have never visited a ski...

Photo courtesy of Southeast Botanical Gardens

Night lights to brighten the season on Okinawa

Don’t let the sub-tropical island temperatures fool you. Okinawa can get into the holiday spirit despite the lack of snow and wintery weather....
The color of the water at the port was beautiful.

Tsukenjima offers island seclusion

Tsukenjima is a small island that is situated just thirty minutes by ferry from the main island. I had the opportunity to travel to Okinawa with...

Tenjin small in size, big with skiers

Japan has amazing skiing and snowboarding opportunities throughout the country. The mountains around places like Nagano and Hokkaido have powder...

Photos courtesy of Sapporo City

Sculpted beauty at Sapporo Snow Festival

Hundreds of gigantic, eye-catching castles, shrines, Disney characters and Darth Vader of Star Wars will be shining February in...
Photos by David Krigbaum

History flourishes at Irifuneyama Park in Kure, Hiroshima

Nostalgic, beautiful and even whimsical were the three words that came to mind as I passed under the gate topped with a wrought-iron arch and...
Photos by Shoji Kudaka

Fly a plane without leaving the ground on Okinawa

Many people dream of flying. But giving it a try inside a real cockpit takes a giant leap of faith. Not to mention endless hours of training....

Illuminations make holiday cheer easy to find on tropical Okinawa

It might seem like a challenge to get into the holiday spirit on Okinawa, as the island’s subtropical climate makes the winter feel less like a...

5 things that make Okinawa outshine the rest

For a mere freckle on the map, Okinawa enjoys enormous popularity. And despite the land and people being grossly burdened by decades of conflict...

My travel essentials for a long-haul flight

As an expat living overseas, I have done my fair share of long-haul flights and after years of trial and error, I developed a pretty neat list of...

Photo courtesy of Zuisen Distillery

Distillery tours in Okinawa

Several awamori distillers allow visitors to tour their facilities for free. Visit one and take a closer look at the art of distilling awamori....

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