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When I was planning our flights in and out of the Philippines last month, I found a really good deal from Manila to Hong Kong on AirAsia.  The flight left from a city about one...

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There is definitely a different atmosphere when visiting WWII sites in countries like the Philippines, Singapore, Burma, and the Solomon Islands.  Unlike Japan and the U.S., these countries were not only innocent bystanders, but were...

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Time flies.  It absolutely soars when we’re actively doing something, and it painfully crawls while we uncomfortably sit on an overnight bus.  These last six months have been some of the craziest months of our...

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We’re back in the Philippines! The destination of our first international trip together in 2010, and the country that helped feed our desire for travel. Our first trip included the exotic, barely developed beach towns...

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Wedged between the global war of WWII and the controversial war of Vietnam sits the Forgotten War, known to most as the Korean War.  It lasted a little over three years, but technically the war...

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We took the express train from Busan to Seoul (which has on online booking process and is very simple to figure out from Busan station) and arrived here in Seoul with no plans. We are...

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Five months ago, Alissa and I visited Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands, the scene of the first land battle between the U.S. and Japanese in WWII.  There we got a glimpse of what the beginning...

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Every once in a while during our travels, timing seems to be perfect.  We got to Hiroshima on the day before the 2013 International Symposium for Peace, an annual gathering of scholars from all over...

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Read all our posts from Japan here: http://www.thisworldrocks.com/category/destinations/asia/japan-asia/...

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A few days ago, Alissa and I completed the travelers superfecta, having now traveled between two cities using all four of the main forms of travel: Road, Air, Rail, and Water.  Water was our last...

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