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Traditional Japanese Art Finds New Life On The Internet, Thanks To GIFs

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.25.2015 | Arts

Most casual art fans are familiar with Katsushika Hokusai's iconic work, "The Great Wave at Kanagawa." Part of a series of 36 views of Mount Fuji comp...

8 Destinations That Totally Own Spring | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel

By winter's end (or, let's be honest, well before), we get that nature-starved feeling and start looking everywhere for signs of spring. And in these eight spots in the U.S. and abroad, you won't have to look far.

Japan's Must-See World Heritage Sites

Amy Chavez | Posted 02.17.2015 | Travel
Amy Chavez

Although I have been to many of the World Heritage Sites myself, to learn the details on absolutely all of them I turned to the book Japan's World Heritage Sites: Unique Culture, Unique Nature by John Dougill.

Mount Fuji May Be Ready To Erupt

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green

Mount Fuji is primed to spew. After 307 years, the massive active volcano in Japan may be due for another eruption as a result of a buildup of pres...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Japan

Posted 02.23.2014 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Kimberley Magain. Of her photo she says: “Many hikers say a prayer at the Sengen Shrine in Fuj...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: The Best Travel Photos Of 2013

Posted 12.29.2013 | Travel

Each week, we feature travel photos taken by readers around the world. For our final Travel Zen of 2013, we asked our readers to send us their favorit...

Travel The World With Google Maps

Posted 11.20.2013 | Travel

Everyone needs a break now and then, but unfortunately vacation days are few and far between. Don't stress though, you can fill your craving for world...

Epic Photos: Jetman Tours Mount Fuji

Posted 11.06.2013 | World

What a sight. To mark the designation of Japan's Mount Fuji as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Swiss adventurer Yves Rossy, better known as "Jetman,...

Mount Fuji's 'Arrival Of Light' In All Its Instagram Glory

Posted 10.15.2013 | Travel

Mount Fuji has long been a climber's dream. The tallest mountain in Japan, Fuji rises some 12,389 feet into the sky. Peak climbing season is July ...

Mount Fuji Welcomes Climbers

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.07.2013 | Travel

Mount Fuji officially opened for its two-month-long climbing season Monday, with hiking enthusiasts flocking to the mountain to participate in rituals...

Mount Fuji Among 19 New World Heritage Sites

Reuters | Posted 08.24.2013 | World

PARIS, June 24 (Reuters) - The Mount Etna volcano and Italy's Medici Villas were among 19 sites that have been added to UNESCO's World Heritage list...

Do You Have a Case of Wanderlust?

Helen Davey | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel
Helen Davey

According to Wikipedia, "wanderlust is a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world." I suspect that if you're reading this, you are likely to have at least a mild case of this condition. Did you ever wonder where this feeling comes from?

Japan's Highest Mountain May Be On Active Fault That Could Trigger Quake

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2012 | Green

(Fixes typo in last paragraph) TOKYO, May 10 (Reuters) - Japan's Mount Fuji may be sitting on a large, active fault that could trigger...

Hybrid, alt-fuel, clean-diesel taxis in NYC? Maybe not ...

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Parker

Cleaning-up the air is always in everyone's best interest, and one big way to make an impact on air quality is for a community or city (or nation) to ...