Japan

I’m mulling my recent escapades, trying to put everything into perspective — there were some unique, some historic and some downright weird attractions. In less than a week, I traversed five states from the Southeast to the Midwest, took in an historic Civil War fort, the world’s most accurate replica of…

ATAMI, Japan — The regular commuter train from Tokyo to Japan is slow, to say the least — especially compared to the high-speed bullet trains that speed across the countryside. The local train stops at town after town, and the crowd of people aboard the train as we pulled out of…

HIROSHIMA, Japan – Once known more for its role in ending World War II, Hiroshima today is a major tourist attraction, and each year thousands of visitors from Japan and around the world flock to this western Japanese city. It was here at 8:15 a.m. on Aug. 6, 1945, during…