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SKI JAPAN: Enjoy the land of rising snow

Travel
December 18, 2018
It’s just about peak skiing and snowboarding season, and if you are in Japan you couldn’t be in a better place!
Photo by: Aya Ichihashi, Stars and Stripes
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A short flight from Japan, Taiwan makes an ideal trip for foodies and adventurers alike

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December 17, 2018
When I asked my daughter what she would like to do to celebrate her junior high school graduation, she knew immediately where she wanted to go: Taiwan.
Elysian Gangchon Ski Resort (Credit: Elysian Gangchon)

Step-by-step guide to ski resorts in Korea

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December 15, 2018
Ski resorts can be found throughout Korea, the host country of PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
Photo courtesy of Yomiuriland

Japan's all lit up for the holidays

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December 15, 2018
From late autumn through winter, elaborate and colorful light displays – from the northern island of Hokkaido to the southern islands of Okinawa – ring in the holiday spirit with...
Children gaze at a display of birds at the National Museum of Nature and Science in Tokyo. HANA KUSUMOTO/STARS AND STRIPES
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Tokyo museum teaches about history of science, nature and technology

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December 14, 2018
One of the largest science museums in Japan, the National Museum of Nature and Science in Tokyo’s Ueno Park, offers visitors a chance to experience and learn natural history as...

Lots of great events happening in Japan!

Base Info
December 18, 2018
Editor's note: There's a lot of stuff happening off base, so read below and then head off for some fun! (This was updated Dec. 18)