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Dirt and Camels

Travel
October 22, 2014

Dirt and gravel as far as the eye can see, jagged rocky mountains with scrubby plants, dramatic red sandstone cliffs and dunes punctuating the endless gray-green expanse; that is the Gobi desert.  It’s hostile and windy, and surprising. This...

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ZOMBIE: A cocktail to die for

News
October 22, 2014

There is no cocktail with a name that symbolizes a holiday as much as the Zombie does for Halloween, particularly because it has the ability to turn you into one if you drink too many of them.

The story behind the drink is an apt one...

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Photos by Tetsuo Nakahara, Stripes Japan

Nagasaki then & now

Travel
October 18, 2014

Nagasaki was Japan’s first prefecture to open its doors to the outside world in the 19th century. Today, the Western influences of those early years are preserved in the many historic sites and buildings in its capital, Nagasaki City. This makes...

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