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Summer Festivals in Saitama July 10th - 12th 2015

The weather and the festival season are warming up here in Japan! While most festivals take place after children get their summer holidays in the middle of July, there are a few held in early July. 296 more words

Things To Do In Saitama

Sailing a Boat on Dry Land (Xia Dynasty)

One of the most entertaining traditions of the Chinese New Year is a performance known as Sailing a Boat on Dry Land. In it, a female singer ‘wears’ a boat by carrying a long bamboo scaffold around her waist in the shape of a small pleasure craft. 981 more words

Chinese New Year

GIFT TO NIGHT

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Monks are giving gift to night
Monks are sending glow to kite
Sky enjoying the fest day
With lots of lantern of light

Night

Saitama Summer Festivals July 10th to 12th 2015

The weather and the festival season are warming up here in Japan! While most festivals take place after children get their summer holidays in the middle of July, there are a few held in early July. 296 more words

Fukaya Festival

Shifen and the wrong Lantern Festival

One day in Taiwan, already months ago, we did a trip to Shifen, next to Pingxi. I was there before, if you remember? (Read here: Pingxi Hike… 181 more words

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Missouri Botanical Garden is a must for natives and travelers

The Missouri Botanical Garden is considered one of the top botanical gardens in the country.

The first time I visited I understood why.

It was spring and there was a colorful blanket of tulips: ruby, orange, peach and pink, gold, yellow tulips with a red bases that swayed in the gentle breeze. 912 more words

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Seoul

Shame on me! I had been in Korea for 9 months and had still not been to Seoul. I was literally the only person I knew in Korea who had yet to visit the capital of the country. 1,427 more words