World War II

Tea for Taipei: Maokong Gondola to Taiwan’s Past

Jeremiah Jenne | December 11, 2018

Writer and historian Jeremiah Jenne takes the Maokong Gondola outside of Taipei for a taste of the country’s tea and a look into its past. Whether it’s a tourist trap or a beloved destination for tea lovers depends on how far you are willing to walk.

Shogun Stronghold: Samurai Castles in Japan

John McMahon | December 5, 2018

Remnants of a feudal age, the samurai castles of old are the tourist attractions of today. From Kyoto to Okinawa, the shogun centuries are alive and well in the preserved architecture of the Land of the Rising Sun.

Boys’ Trip in Papua New Guinea

Remote Lands | May 16, 2016

Planning an adventurous getaway with the guys? Looking for a destination to challenge and amaze you? Why not get off the beaten path and check out one of the most untouched and exciting places in the world: Papua New Guinea.