Archive for November, 2012


Vienna, Where Christmas is Special

If you are wondering about the best destination to visit at Advent time, your answer is: Vienna, capital of Austria, population two million. Its general atmosphere is one of peace and respite, with tasteful and elegant decorations infusing the streets with Christmas spirit without overdoing the tacky glitter. Food stands are offering everything from fast-foods [...]


Tokyo Information for Travelers

Crazy pop Harajuku teens in Lolita goth costumes, the serene calm of the Mejii shrine, the hectic pace of Tsukijifish market, or the frenzy of Shinjuku Station’s rush-hour commuters-a traveler never knows what to expect around the next corner in Tokyo. It is a city that has thoroughly embraced the new and even newer, while [...]