"Obon" or just "Bon" is a Japanese Buddhist custom to honor the spirits of one's ancestors. It has been celebrated in Japan for more than 500 years and traditionally includes a dance, known as Bon Odori.
While vacationing in the Pacific there are numerous picturesque locations to admire. Something that is often neglected when discussing visits to these various locations is the concept of solo travel. Below are four tips on how to travel solo in the Pacific.
Around the Sumida River is a treasure trove of exotic Japanese cultural traditions. After visiting the popular Senso-ji temple, you can drop by a couple of museums to see Ukiyo-e and Japanese calligraphies.
Japan’s scorching weather may have you feeling like you need a sense of relief from the heat. The temperatures may have you dreaming of an incredible night flight on a magic carpet under the dazzling moonlight, just like the lead characters in the Disney animated classic Aladdin.