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Hakone, Japan

Hakone is a small mountain town roughly 60 miles (about one hour by train) from Tokyo.  For centuries people have been coming to Hakone to take advantage of the regions many… 33 more words


Geo-pic of the week: Spring boxes

Before the invention of electric refrigerators, blocks of ice in insulated wooden cabinets called “iceboxes” kept food from spoiling quickly in warm climates. This required access to ice, which had to be hauled in from cold climates by boat, and wasn’t always available, especially in remote places. 142 more words

GeoPic Of The Week

Dream Community - Art Center in Taipei, Taiwan

Recently, I took a trip to the Republic of China — also known as Taiwan — to visit the great city of Taipei. There comes a time when we all need a break from the mainland. 347 more words


3 Health Benefits of Soaking in All-Natural Hot Springs

To those of us who have soaked in the 100-degree temps of a hot spring, we know how amazing it feels to take a dip and wash away any worries we may have, and that’s reason enough reason to use them! 268 more words

Hot Springs

hot springs!

The first time I visited a hot springs was near Mt. Fuji in Japan.  This was before I had digital camera and was still pretty green as a traveler.   540 more words

Rayna The Explorer

Glymur and Reykjadalur

What do you do on your first day of freedom after finishing the academic year? Go on two hikes of course!  The weather forecast looked good, so we booked a car in hope of a successful day hiking. 816 more words

Study Abroad

So, it's been a while

But I’ve been keeping busy and that’s a good thing. I got to shoot the World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Derby Day both in Hot Springs. 119 more words

Old Buildings