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When you think of Tokyo, what comes to mind? For me, it was fresh sushi, sumo wrestlers and crowded streets. I, admittedly, didn’t know that much about Tokyo before visiting the massive city--13.5 million in the city and over 37 million in the greater metro area. In my mind, I pictured busy-busy-busy, bustle-bustle-bustle. Recently, I set off for Tokyo to…

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Do you want an international vacation that delivers the experience of a lifetime without breaking the bank? These 5 budget-friendly travel destinations may be exactly what you and your family are looking for this summer and fall. Driven by changes in the economy, politics, and the strength of the U.S. dollar, many of these bucket-list destinations are now within easy…

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Some people are so afraid of flying, they won’t even consider traveling or stepping foot in an airport, let alone get on a plane. But there are even more people who will fly to travel, but experience intense stress and anxiety during a flight. Often times, people who experience this stress and anxiety will turn to alcohol and/or prescriptions to…

Authentic Spanish gazpacho is a real treat in the heat of the summer. Cool, flavorful, and very refreshing, this chilled soup is the perfect light summer dish. Serve with a fresh green salad and some crusty bread to round out your meal. Tomatoes are rich in lycopene and other beneficial antioxidants, which bolster your skin’s defenses again the sun. Load…

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The responsible travel movement is gaining momentum. More and more travelers are looking to explore the world and make a positive difference in the destinations they visit. Rather than merely “taking” from a place, they’re looking to give back. That sentiment has helped fuel the rise of “traveling locavores” – people who make an effort to only eat food that…

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