As you near the summit the breeze caresses your face and the air gets clearer with every step. Finally, you reach the peak. Taking a deep breath, you eye the conquered mountainside and panoramic view of natural beauty.
In Japan, summer is the season of beach days, freezing kakigori and long hikes. School’s out and families are out and about enjoying the break. Why not take a nice, cool hike in the surrounding mountains? The following words and phrases will help you enjoy your hike in Japan.
Taipei’s eclectic bar scene, vibrant night markets and relaxed vibe has made it one of Asia’s trendiest destinations.
Friday – Cocktails
We touched down in Taipei with one goal for the night – to indulge in world-class cocktails at the city’s notorious speakeasies.
Japan is divided into eight major regions with a total of forty-seven prefectures, from the Okinawa islands in the southwest to Tokyo in the east and Hokkaido in the north, each unique in their customs, sights, and food cultures.
Yoshoku, or Western dishes, came to Okinawa decades after hitting Japan’s mainland. The adoption of the Western cuisine was accelerated when the island became more exposed to American food after the battle of Okinawa.